“My firm advances our client’s rights as a crusader would pursue a noble cause. Simply stated, we are motivated by helping our fellow man and by the fact that we hate to lose! ” - Dennis O. Shillen

Vermont Personal Injury Attorneys

Representing Injured Victims in Vermont & New Hampshire

At Shillen & Mackall Law Office, we completely understand that the majority of our clients struggle through incredibly difficult times. Many are overwhelmed with chronic pain, discomfort, and emotional anxiety. These traumatic experiences can be compounded by lost wages, financial ruin, and, in the worst cases, the devastating loss of a loved one. We are committed to helping the victims and families who are experiencing deep-seated pain, agony, and turmoil.

Many injury-producing events that could have been avoided by using preventative actions, precautions, or adequate due care occur because of negligence, human error, misconduct, or irresponsibility. In some cases, these events are caused by gross negligence, greed, recklessness, or complete corporate oversight. Many clients experience fear and frustration, and are left reeling with confusion about how to deal with their situation. We can help.

Demanding Change And Championing Justice---One Case at a Time

In 2017 the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) identified accidents as the 3rd leading cause of death for Vermont residents. Vermont was also ranked 18th nationwide as one of the top states with fatal accidents. Our Vermont personal injury lawyers do everything possible to make sure all liable parties are held financially and legally responsible for the injuries, distress, grief, and damages you have suffered. Through our experienced representation, we aim to allow you to begin living life whole again with enhanced dignity. At Shillen & Mackall we believe that taking legal action is not just about pursuing an action in court---It is about holding steadfast to our commitment as watchdogs of the law and society in general. Every case we win helps make the community and, by extension, the public at large a better and safer place for all.

Thousands of Clients Served Since 1980

"Words cannot express our gratitude for all the concern you have given us during our unfortunate time. The whole family wishes to thank you from our hearts for all your concern, input, and sincerity. We will never forget all you have done for us."

The Shillen & Mackall Law Office Philosophy

  • Securing well-deserved awards for clients brings the largest measure of satisfaction
  • Employ all resources of skill and compassion to secure the best possible outcomes
  • Redressing our client’s grievances & advancing their rights to make them whole again
  • Holding the wrongdoers in our society accountable for their negligent actions
  • Utilizing the power of the law to demand change and safer standards for the community
  • Counseling clients in a dignified manner to pursue justice in the most zealous manner

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Awards & Associations

  • The American Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Av Preeminent
  • Vermont Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • The State Bar of California
  • The State Bar of Texas
  • Vermont Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Bar Association

Exclusively Devoted to Personal Injury

Representing the Downtrodden Victims of Negligence

Right from the outset of a case, we spare no expense and leave no stone unturned. We conduct meaningful, thorough, and meticulous investigations to retain any evidence that can be used favorably in your case. We obtain competent and highly recognized experts to assist in supporting your claims. Throughout every stage of development, we offer dignified legal counsel when you truly need it most.

We pride ourselves on being a law firm for the people. We do not represent companies or entities. Instead, we help people by offering sincerely compassionate legal counsel. We take time to provide clients with understanding, empathy, and support. We work diligently on their behalf so they can move forward quickly and affordably.

The Vermont Statute of Limitations:

The state of Vermont allows injury victims up to 3 years after the date of their accident to pursue a personal injury lawsuit. If the injured party fails to file a lawsuit within that time period, their case will most likely be denied. In light of this time limit, it's important to secure to help of a professional personal injury attorney as quickly as possible following your accident.