Our law firm was founded by Richard E. Gale in 1940 and has grown to become one of Brattleboro’s leading firms with the proven ability to meet our clients’ needs. Mr. Gale was joined by his son, Richard M. Gale, practicing as Gale & Gale in 1973. The Gale name has represented professionalism, quality and integrity for over 69 years.
In 1982 Jesse M. Corum IV joined the firm. Attorney Corum’s practice includes criminal defense, from murder to DWI/DUI defense, divorce, workers' compensation and personal injury litigation. Jesse commenced his legal career in 1977 at the Windham County State’s Attorney’s Office prosecuting criminal cases for over three years and trying over 50 cases to jury verdict during his tenure.
John C. Mabie joined the firm in 2000. Attorney Mabie’s areas of practice include family law, criminal defense, workers' compensation, personal injury, and real estate. He has practiced law since 1985, first as a law clerk at the New Hampshire Supreme Court, and later as a litigator in New York City. He began practicing in Brattleboro in 1994.
In 2003, Joseph F. Cook joined the firm. Attorney Cook’s practice in the areas of estate planning, tax, probate, and real estate have their basis in over twenty years of experience in the local banking community.
Angela J. Prodan joined the firm in 2005. Prior to this, she was a partner in another local firm and has spent her career practicing in Windham County. She is skilled in all aspects of family law. She has seventeen years of legal experience dedicated solely to family and matrimonial law.
We are pleased to announce that Samuel H. Angell and Jonathan D. Secrest have become partners commencing January 1, 2010.
Jonathan D. Secrest joined the firm in 2007. His practice focuses on wills, trusts, elder law, and real estate. A member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, he is also admitted to practice in New Hampshire.
Samuel H. Angell joined the firm in 2007. His practice includes civil litigation, personal injury, criminal defense, family and juvenile law, environmental law, municipal law, and real estate.
Our firm’s general practice continues to grow while the attorneys, individually continue to distinguish themselves as leaders in their respective fields of practice.