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Pursuing Vermont William Pettersen IV
William Pettersen IV

William Pettersen IV

8 years of experience

Employment Law, Family Law, Personal Injury, Landlord Tenant, Appeals & Appellate, Business Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Consumer Law, Municipal Law



Attorney Pettersen's practice includes employment law, family law, personal injury, probate, landlord-tenant, governmental law, and business transactions and litigation. Attorney Pettersen grew up in Montpelier, Vermont and graduated from the University of Vermont, majoring in Political Science and minoring in Economics. He graduated cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law, where he was an Associate Editor of the University of Illinois Law Review and a nominee for the Paul Lisnek Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy. Attorney Pettersen was a law clerk for two state trial courts where he assisted judges in civil, criminal, family, and probate cases. Prior to starting his own practice, Attorney Pettersen represented both private and municipal clients at a Burlington, Vermont law firm.


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Practice Area

Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination,
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law,
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death,
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights,
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals,
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes,
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce,
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights,
Consumer Law
Class Action, Lemon Law,
Municipal Law
Class Action, Lemon Law,


University of Illinois College of Law

J.D. (2012) | Law

University of Illinois College of Law

Professional Associations

Vermont State Bar


2014 - Current

Vermont State Bar

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Pettersen Law PLLC
1084 East Lakeshore Dr. Colchester, VT 05446
Telephone: (802) 391-4005

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