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Mary G. Kirkpatrick - South Burlington, VT

1233 Shelburne RoadSuite E-1 South Burlington, VT 05403- 7751

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Updated: 01/13/2016

South Burlington Trial Work Lawyer


Ms. Kirkpatrick concentrates in trial work and dispute resolution. Her trial work experience is broad and covers personal injury and product liability, commercial and bankruptcy litigation, worker's compensation, and family law. She also does appellate work in the Vermont Supreme Court, and has expertise in immigration law.

Ms. Kirkpatrick was a director of a mid-size, well established law firm from 1990 -2006. She started her own firm with Mr. Goldsborough in 2006...

About Mary G. Kirkpatrick

Practice Areas

  • Trial Work
  • Dispute Resolution


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Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1981
  • New York, 1982
  • Vermont, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. District Court District of Vermont, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1981

Other Affiliations

  • Vermont Bar Association, 1984 - Present (Member)
  • Vermont Bar Association, Tort Liability Committee, 1990 - 1991 (Chair)
  • Vermont Bar Association, Tort Liability Committee, 1999 - 2000 (Chair)
  • Vermont Bar Association, Tort Liability Committee, 1991 - 1992 (Co-Chair)
  • Vermont Trial Lawyers Association, 1996 - Present (Member)
  • Chittenden County Bar Association, 1984 - Present (Member)
  • American Bar Association, 1992 - Present (Member)
  • New York State Bar Association, 1981 - Present (Member)
  • Florida Bar Association, 1981 - Present (Member)
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, 1986 - Present (Member)
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1982 - Present (Member)
  • American Judicature Society, 1990 - Present (Member)


  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1981
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Rank top 10%
    Honors: Attained Dean's list each semester
    Honors: Third place, National Moot Court, Fall 1980
    Honors: Am. Jur. Book Award, Property, 1979
  • Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, 1978
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: English Department Honors
    Honors: College Scholar
    Honors: Dean's List each semester
    Honors: Judicial Council, Chairman, 1977/78

Past Positions

  • Judge Wm. H. Hoeveler, U.S. District Court, S.D. of Fla., Law Clerk Intern, 1980
  • Lisman, Webster, Kirkpatrick & Leckerling, P.C., Shareholder, 1984 - 1996
  • Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, New York, NY, Associate, 1981 - 1984
  • William P. Cagney, Esq., Miami, FL, Law Clerk, 1979 - 1981
  • Bradford, Williams, McKay, Kimbell, Hamann, Jennings and Kniskern, P.A., Miami, FL, Law Clerk, 1978

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board member, Mad River Glen Cooperative, 1995 - 2001
  • School Board Director, Town of Shelburne, 1998 - 2003
  • Board member, Chittenden South Supervisory School District Board, 1998 - 2003

Classes and Seminars

  • Business Valuation in Family Law (Burlington, VT 1995)
  • Damages in the Significant Personal Injury Case (1994, Moderator, w/Attorneys Manchester, Lamb, Zawistoski, Saxer, Kellner, and Barra)
  • Personal Injury (Lorman, 1993, w/Honorable Matthew I. Katz, and Attorneys Luce and Spink)
  • Evidence In Trial Practice (NBI, June 1992, w/Attorney Spink)
  • Personal Injury Practice (NBI, 1990, 1988 w/Attorneys Heath, Parker and McCormick)


Other Sources of Feedback About Mary G. Kirkpatrick

Included on the 2015 New England list

Past Lists

  • 2014 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 New England Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Mary G. Kirkpatrick on Super Lawyers


  • New England Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015, 2016: Personal Injury
  • Super Lawyer, 2015, 2016: Personal Injury-General; Plaintiff Lawyer
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer
  • American Jurisprudence Book Award, Property, 1979
  • Thurgood Marshall Award, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1998 - Present

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Office Information


1233 Shelburne RoadSuite E-1 South Burlington, VT 05403- 7751


  • 802-651-0964



  • T. Corrigan and M. Gilmore, The Second Circuit Review-1982-1983 Term: Immigration Law Commentary, Collateral Attacks on Deportation Orders: the Second Circuit Banishes the Ghost of Spector, 50 Brooklyn Law Review, Summer, 1984

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