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Oreste V. Valsangiacomo, Jr.
Rusty is a trial attorney who has tried all types of cases in family, criminal and civil courts. His primary objective as a trial lawyer is to represent all sides, in as many cases as possible, in order to gain a truly diverse perspective of the law and people. He is a people-person and enjoys assisting his clients through difficult situations. Now his main emphasis is representing plaintiffs in personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, professional licensing and general civil litigation cases. He has been named in numerous editions of the Best Lawyers of America and cited in Vermont Business Magazine's Top 100 Lawyers. He attended St. Michaels College (B.A. 1967) and Creighton University where he earned his J.D. Degree in 1972. He served with the United States Army from 1967 to 1970, including a tour in the Republic of Viet Nam. Rusty is a member of the Vermont and Washington County Bar Associations. He is admitted to the Bar in Vermont and the U.S. District Court of Vermont. In addition, he was Chairperson of the Vermont Lottery Commission and a past member of the Barre City Elementary and Spaulding High School Boards.
Rusty is a Vermont attorney who has effectively represented clients in the state courts in Vermont including the counties of Washington, Orange, Caledonia, Lamoille, Chittenden, Franklin, Orleans, Essex, Windsor and Rutland.
Rusty is a native Vermonter. He and his wife Peggy reside in Barre and have two grown children and are experiencing the joys of grandchildren. He enjoys many outdoor activities and especially enjoys his mountainside cabin with his friends and partners. He is also active in coaching youth basketball and on civic and church committees.