Civil Litigation

Handling All Aspects Of Civil Litigation For Brattleboro Residents And Business Owners

Property owners, consumers and everyday citizens have the right to legal recourse to recover for harm or injuries caused by another. The litigation process, however, is quite complex. It requires knowledgeable legal representation that is focused on teamwork, organization and tenacity.

The attorney or law firm you hire to handle the matter is extremely important.

Our Civil Litigation Practice

At Costello, Valente & Gentry, P.C., we have helped individuals in many different circumstances recover. From consumers who have been taken advantage of to businesses seeking to enforce agreements to victims of police brutality or civil rights violations, we have assisted with many situations for many years.

Our lawyers often handle civil litigation matters that center around:

  • Breach of contract
  • Collections
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Consumer fraud
  • Employment conflicts
  • Commercial law
  • Real estate


We also handle appellate work. Significant cases we have been involved in include: DeRosia v. Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. (155 Vt. 178) and Kennery v. State of Vermont (191 Vt. 44 2011).

Care And Diligence

We take every case seriously because we know what’s at stake for our clients. Each case is assigned an entire support staff that includes several lawyers. Each team has a complete understanding of the circumstances to ensure nothing gets missed during the process.

Our Brattleboro lawyers possess significant negotiation experience and have helped with many settlements. However, we are all prepared for and enjoy heading to trial no matter how complex the case, if that is what is in the best interests of our clients.

Contact Our Office To Discuss Your Case

If you need assistance filing a lawsuit, please call 802-257-5533 or send us an email addressing your concerns. We are happy to sit down with you to discuss our credentials and available avenues for your case.