Attorney Juliana (Julie) Hoyt became associated with the firm in 2021, as “Of Counsel”.  Her primary areas of practice include long term care planning, estate planning, guardianship, probate and trust administration, and special needs planning.  

Julie is an experienced mediator in the areas of family and elder law, foreclosure mediation and agricultural and small business mediation. She is involved with the USDA’s Vermont and New Hampshire Agricultural Mediation Programs. Julie presents at local workshops, various bar association continued legal education courses and private organizations on many subjects including estate planning, negotiation, collaborative law and mediation.

Julie was first admitted to practice in Massachusetts in 1994 where her work focused on family law, Medicaid and estate and trust matters. Julie is a cum laude graduate of Wellesley College and Boston University School of Law where she was also a member of the Law Review and a Paul J. Liacos scholar. She holds a Masters’ degree in Mediation and Applied Conflict Studies from Woodbury College.

Prior to joining this firm’s team of legal professionals, Julie was associated with a firm in Stowe focusing on estate planning and elder law for over 10 years.  Before to moving to Vermont, she was Senior Counsel at Boston Law Collaborative, LLC.  

Julie lives in Stowe with her husband, two sons, two dogs, two cats.

Admitted to Practice in:

  • Vermont

Memberships/Boards:

  • NAELA – the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
    • Member since 2020

Published Works:

  • A Practical Guide to Vermont Estate Planning, MCLE treatise author of two chapters, (Chapters: “Non-Traditional Estate Planning” and “Impact of Marital Agreements in Estate Planning”) 2014
  • “Getting Up to Speed: Technology in ADR”  Vermont Bar Journal, 2010
  • “CL for Business Cases” Collaborative Law Journal, co-authored with David Hoffman, Summer, 2004

Organizations Presented At Include:

  • National Business Institute
  • Vermont Bar Association