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Steven J. Kantor, Esq.

"Personable, thorough, and responsive, he has been our go-to guy for any legal issues for over 20 years. Highly recommended."


Steve is a principal of the firm. For over 40 years, Steve has successfully represented a wide array of of individuals, families and businesses in all types of legal matters. He strives to provide each client with legal services that are personable, efficient and effective.

Steve served as counsel for the Department of Labor and as Assistant Attorney General for the State of Vermont. He has extensive trial, and appellate court experience as counsel for plaintiffs and defendants in all Vermont State and Federal Courts. He represents both creditors and debtors in the Vermont Bankruptcy Court. He has represented local, national and international clients in complex commercial litigation. His litigation experience includes claims in the areas of contracts, personal injury, construction, commercial and residential eviction, real estate disputes and insurance coverage litigation. He also maintains an extensive practice representing homeowner associations and mobile home parks. He has a special expertise in unemployment compensation law.

In addition to the practice of law, Steve is an avid telemark skier, gardener, sailor and fisherman.



  • Hamilton College (B.A.) 1978​

  • Vermont Law School (J.D.) 1982 - Articles Editor for Vermont Law Review

Bar Admission

  • State of Vermont, 1982

  • U.S. District Court, District of Vermont, 1983


  • Chittenden County Bar Association

  • Vermont Bar Association

  • Vermont Trial Lawyers Association

Cases of Interest:

  1. Daniel J. McCann v. Colleen E. Dempsey, et al, Vermont Superior Court Docket 23-1-13 Wncv (May 2, 2016) (Recovery of real estate and money damages for family Trust);

  2. Everbank v. Marini, 2015 VT 131 (Obtained reversal of adverse judgment against Lender);

  3. Atkins v. Witham, 2015 VT 300 (Judgment in favor of mobile home park owners);

  4. Perkins v. Euro-Dec, Inc., 2010 VT 95 (Judgment in favor of commercial landlord)

8/16/2018 in Foreclosures

“Professional, thorough, thoughtful...Not only would I recommend him, but I will consult him for other matters as they arise. His guidance proved spot on 2 years later. Much appreciated!"
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