PROVIDENCE (July 18, 2017) – Gregory N. Hoffman was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum.
Blithewold is a 33-acre summer estate on Narragansett Bay and is nationally significant in American history as one of the most fully developed and authentic examples of the Country Place Era. The property features a 45-room mansion filled with family heirlooms, and is framed by a series of gardens containing an exceptional collection of rare and unusual plants, specimen trees, and an accessible greenhouse. Blithewold’s mission is to preserve New England’s finest garden estate through excellence in horticulture and historic preservation. Blithewold hosts an active array of family-oriented events and programs throughout the year, and is an active wedding venue.
Hoffman is an associate at Barton Gilman focusing his practice on civil litigation, family law, and probate matters in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Roger Williams University School of Law and his B.A. from Juniata College. Hoffman also serves on the Board of Directors of the Roger Williams University School of Law Alumni Association.
“It’s an honor to join the Board of Blithewold, and to help in preserving its historic significance in modern times,” said Hoffman.
About Barton Gilman
Barton Gilman is one of New England’s leading civil litigation law firms with offices in Boston and Providence. Its experienced trial attorneys appear regularly in the federal and state courts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. Providence Business News has named the firm a 2016 Rhode Island Best Places to Work, marking the eighth time it has received the recognition in the past decade.