Experienced trial attorneys.
The firm's three partners bring a combined 60 years of experience to your aid. We are experts at beating the insurance companies at their own game of hardball. We keep the client informed and in charge, and never relent in the pursuit of justice.
2 Church Street, Suite 3A
Burlington VT 05401
Law Office of Steven A. Bredice
17 G.W. Tatro Drive
J.D., Boston University School of Law, 1998
B. Mus., Classical Guitar, Manhattan School of Music, 1984
Admitted to state and federal courts in Vermont, New York,
Maine, and Massachusetts, United States Court of Federal Claims, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.
David is originally from Sudbury, Massachusetts. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Law, where he served as Articles Editor on Law Review. David was also honored by being hired to serve as a paid law clerk in the University's Office of General Counsel.
Following graduation from law school in 1998, David came to Vermont to work at a large Burlington law firm. His work there was focused on personal injury litigation, commercial and construction litigation, constitutional law, and insurance coverage. David always achieved excellent results. While with the firm, David developed a reputation as one of the outstanding legal writers in Burlington.
David joined the Vermont Attorney General's office in 2005. In this position, he represented the State's Division of Mental Health in dozens of commitment and involuntary medication cases. He was also responsible for handling all appeals involving the Division.
In 2007 David joined a small boutique construction law firm, where he was responsible for both the defense and prosecution of multi-million dollar construction cases, representing clients in arbitration, litigation, and administrative enforcement actions.
In January, 2014, David opened his own firm. In August, 2015, he partnered with Attorney Margaret Strouse to form Strouse & Bond. In 2019, Strouse & Bond joined together with the Law Office of Steven A. Bredice to form Bredice Strouse & Bond.
David's practice is focused on civil matters that are factually complex or that present difficult legal questions.
Before law school, David earned his living as a professional musician and bartender in New York City. He graduated from the Manhattan School of Music in 1984, with a degree in classical guitar performance. He achieved a certain level of virtuosity on the guitar.
David has lived in Boston, New York City, Los Angeles, and Dublin Ireland. He holds dual American and Irish citizenship. In 1995, David was twice a winner on the television game show, "Jeopardy!" with winnings totaling $26,000.
David now lives in Burlington, Vermont, with his wife, a tenured English professor at the University of Vermont, and three children. He enjoys studying music, history, language, literature, as well as skiing and spending time with his family.
Author and Vermont personal injury lawyer Steven A. Bredice limits his practice to representing plaintiffs civil litigation, with a heavy emphasis on accidents, medical malpractice, products liability and wrongful death cases. Admitted to all state and federal courts in Vermont as well as the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, attorney Bredice has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict before juries throughout Vermont. A former insurance defense lawyer whose practice is now devoted to representing only the injured, he has a behind-the-scenes knowledge of insurance company settlement and litigation tactics and strategies.
Attorney Bredice is a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, which is accredited by the American Bar Association. He is a frequent lecturer at accredited seminars providing continuing legal education to other lawyers in the areas of trial practice, personal injury litigation, legal ethics and insurance law.
A 1982 cum laude graduate of Middlebury College, attorney Bredice received his Juris Doctor degree from Emory University School of Law, where he was a managing editor of the Law Review and a Teaching Fellow. He is the author of Media Hybrids and the First Amendment: Constitutional Signposts Along the Information Superhighway, 44 Emory Law Journal 213 (1995). He also served on the faculty of Burlington College as an instructor in the Department of Paralegal Studies.
Steve lives in Jeffersonville with his wife, three children and many pets. He is an avid skier and a fourth-generation working musician playing jazz saxophone and flute. He is also a commercially published novelist.
Steve is also the author of the book, Your Vermont Personal Injury Case: A Post-Accident Survival Plan, which covers such topics as the way insurance companies work, how to value your case, common mistakes to avoid, whether you need a lawyer, how to select and hire one, and the settlement and litigation process. This work is available free of charge on his website, www.accidentattorneysvermont.com.
Bar Number: 3130
Emory University School of Law
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