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John J. Kennelly - Rutland, VT

64 North Main StreetUS Route 7 NorthPost Office Drawer 280 Rutland, VT 05702- 0280

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Updated: 06/24/2004

Rutland Age Discrimination Lawyer


I was raised with my five brothers and two sisters in Emerson, New Jersey, a small town in Bergen County. I graduated from Paramus Catholic High School in 1972, and attended Davidson College and later Ramapo College, where I graduated with a degree in economics in 1977. I attended Rutgers School of Law in Newark, at night while working first as a teamster, and later as a law clerk in the Hackensack, New Jersey firm of Gladstone and Hart...

About John J. Kennelly

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Age Discrimination
  • Americans with Disabilities Act -- Employer
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Collections & Repossessions
  • Commercial Bankruptcy
  • Construction Contracts
  • Construction Liens
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Debt Discharge
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Discrimination
  • Dissolution
  • Employment Contracts -- Employer
  • Employment Discrimination -- Employer
  • Estate Administration
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) -- Employer
  • Federal Appellate Practice
  • Federal Employer's Liability Act (FELA) -- Employer
  • Federal Trial Practice
  • Foreclosures
  • Mortgages & Foreclosures
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Defense
  • Property Damage -- Defense
  • Reorganizations & Restructuring
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Harassment -- Employer
  • Slip and Fall -- Defense
  • State Appellate Practice
  • State Trial Practice
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Wage & Hour Laws -- Employer
  • Workouts
  • Wrongful Death -- Defense
  • Wrongful Termination -- Employer


  • 70%

Representative Clients

  • Marble Bank
  • Mercedes-Benz Credit Corporation
  • Ralston Purina-Canada
  • Vermont National Bank


Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1981
  • Vermont, 1987
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of Vermont, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1985

Other Affiliations

  • Vermont Bar Association, 1999 - Present (Chair-Bankruptcy Law Committee)
  • Vermont Bar Association, 1991 - 1997 (Chair-Practice & Procedure Committee)
  • Rutland County Bar Association, 1987 - Present (Member)
  • Mendon Zoning Board of Adjustment, 1996 - Present (Chair)
  • American Bar Association, 1992 - Present (Member)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, 1992 - Present (Member)

Classes and Seminars

  • Bankruptcy (various issues), Vermont Bar Association, 2000 - 2004
  • Civil Procedure (various Issues), Vermont Bar Association, 1992 - 1996

Pro Bono Activities

  • Vermont Volunteer Lawyers Project, 1992 - Present

Past Positions

  • Gladstone & Hart, Hackensack, N.J., Law Clerk, Associate, Partner, 1978 - 1987


  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark, Newark, New Jersey, 1981
  • Ramap College, Mahwah, New Jersey, 1977
    Major: Economics
  • Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, USA


Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information


64 North Main StreetUS Route 7 NorthPost Office Drawer 280 Rutland, VT 05702- 0280


  • (802) 775-6483

Office Hours

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET


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