Cynthia L. Broadfoot, Esq.
Cynthia began the firm, now known as Broadfoot, in 1997. She has been in private practice in Vermont since 1989, working with other attorneys for years before opening her own law firm. Cynthia has practiced law in Vermont for almost 24 years. Prior to establishing her own law firm, Cynthia worked with several Burlington area attorneys.
Cynthia has been widely recognized for her extensive work in the family courts and in personal injury claims. While her practice focuses primarily on personal injury and family law cases, Cynthia has been involved in many different types of cases. She has defended individuals in serious criminal matters. While Cynthia’s courtroom experience is concentrated in the trial courts, she has also argued several times before the Vermont Supreme Court and before the United States District Court.
Cynthia has worked as an advocate for individuals helping people attain access to the legal system. Her experience includes work within the Chittenden County Public Defense system as assigned counsel in family and district court proceedings. In 2003, Cynthia received the Vermont Bar Association’s Pro Bono Service Award in recognition of her extensive pro bono work. In addition to her membership in the Vermont Bar Assocation, Cynthia is also admitted to New York and New Hampshire’s Bar Associations. She has actively participated in numerous national, state, and local professional organizations. Currently, Cynthia serves on the board of governors for the Vermont Association for Justice and is a faculty participant in the trial college and CLE programs designed to train lawyers in courtroom skills. Cynthia is co-author of Divorce in Vermont, a helpful handbook on the issues involved in family court proceedings.
Areas of Practice
-Probate and Estate
-Vermont Law School (J.D., 1987)
-St. Lawrence University (B.A., 1984)
-Admitted to state and federal courts in Vermont
-Admitted to state courts in New York
-Admitted to state courts in New Hampshire
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
-Vermont Bar Association
-New York Bar Association
-New Hampshire Bar Association
-American Bar Association
-Vermont Association for Justice
-American Association for Justice
-Chittenden County Bar Association