Barton Gilman is a law firm dedicated to protecting our clients and committed to delivering efficient and effective solutions to each legal problem we confront.

With decades of experience and more than 35 lawyers admitted to practice in seven states, Barton Gilman offers the depth of skill and knowledge to help clients solve their legal challenges. Clients always work with hands-on partners and associates, best-suited to handle their cases and working directly on their matters. This allows us to deftly handle cases and deliver the kind of value clients expect and deserve.

Barton Gilman has offices in Boston, Providence and New York, and has helped clients throughout the Northeast in a wide range of matters.


What Our Clients Say

I found everyone at Barton Gilman to be attentive, concerned, and respectful of my needs. It was a positive light during a negative experience.

The attorneys at Barton Gilman have always exhibited the highest degree of cooperation, knowledge, and integrity. Communication and phone/e-mail responses are prompt, and the defense of cases is a collaborative effort.

Barton Gilman maintains the utmost professionalism. They are accommodating and attentive to their clients’ needs, impeccably thorough in keeping clients informed, and personable.

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Putting a few simple legal documents in place to prepare your 18+ year old can take a mere hour with an attorney, at minimal cost, and can spare young adults and their parents potential heartache and financial turmoil down the road. Just as important, is making sure that mom and dad also have their legal documents up to...

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Client Alerts

The U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently issued updated guidance regarding the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) as applied to student health records.  The updated guidance addresses various situations when student health information may be shared by...

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The Education Reform Primer: A blog exploring the history of public school education in America Amid recent controversy over the SAT/ACT’s potential for discrimination against economically disadvantaged students, we wanted to explore just how standardized testing became a part of the U.S. education system in the first place. Utilized in China for centuries, standardized testing was originally used...

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