Attorney David Sleigh is well known throughout the state of Vermont as a highly skilled attorney.
“The Defense never rests.”
Attorney David Sleigh’s focus is on criminal defense and civil rights litigation. David has tried over a hundred civil cases and criminal jury trials. David’s practice includes the defense of: DWI/DUI’s, simple assault, domestic assault, murder, unlawful mischief and other criminal offenses. He has reached settlements and won cases for clients in personal injury, wrongful death, professional malpractice and civil rights cases.
David Sleigh is a highly skilled and motivated trial lawyer. From his roots as a Public Defender to defending highly publicized cases to collecting millions for those denied adequate medical care or victimized by careless institutions. David is fearless, well prepared and persuasive. His tough courtroom style has garnered his clients successful outcomes. David has defended cases in many different courts in Vermont and around the country. He is an advocate for those whose voices have been silenced. An active defender of prisoner’s rights, he has represented inmates, locally, nationally and even in Guantanamo Bay. David has defended a number of high profile cases: murder, assault, DWI/DUI. He has also prosecuted legal and medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death and civil rights cases. David believes that a good lawyer needs to be proactive and willing to challenge the status quo. Whether he is interviewing a client or arguing in front of a jury, David’s motivation is always the same: to be the best defender of the rights of all citizens.
- Macalester College, St. Paul MN, B.A. – Philosophy
- Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT – Juris Doctorate
- The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- American Trial Lawyers Association
- Adjunct Professor, Lyndon State College