Our Team

When faced with uncertainty in legal matters, a client needs an attorney who will give them candid advice, effective representation, and a call back. Earle & Freeman, PLC provides the benefit of good counsel and cost sensitive services in employment law, insurance defense, real estate, mediation, and general civil litigation matters.  We invite you to contact us for assistance and legal representation.

Caroline S. Earle

Firm founder Caroline Earle has focused her career on providing legal advice and counsel to individuals, businesses, and government.  Caroline brings decades-long experience to bear in helping her clients with civil, employment, business, and estate planning and probate matters.  Caroline started her journey toward the law at Indiana University School of Law, graduating with a J.D. (cum laude) in 1993.  Since then, Caroline has practiced exclusively in Vermont in both the private and public sectors.  Caroline’s extensive trial experience, including her service as former Chief of the Civil Litigation Division with the Vermont Attorney General’s Office, means that her clients are well protected when their needs require litigation counsel in civil or probate court.  Caroline is the former Commissioner of Human Resources for the State of Vermont, which gives her a unique and beneficial perspective in representing both employers and employees throughout the state.  Caroline enjoys reducing the law to simplest terms for her clients and creating action plans that help clients navigate challenging legal terrain.  Caroline is also a dedicated Rotarian, having served as President of her local Rotary club in 2017-18.  Caroline will be proud to serve as District Governor for Rotary District 7850 in 2022-23, a district which includes Vermont, parts of New Hampshire and a small slice of Quebec. 

Robin A. Freeman

Partner
Robin A. Freeman brings a conscientious and engaging approach to his practice, which focuses in the areas of real estate, business counseling, and commercial and civil litigation.   Robin received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University in 1998 and his law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2001.  Since then, he has helped his clients successfully navigate countless business and real estate transactions by approaching their issues with a calming and resolution-oriented style.  Robin’s straightforward manner provides an understanding to his clients of their process and reassurance that their matters will be handled skillfully.  He has successfully litigated hundreds of cases, including numerous jury and bench trials and represented litigants in appellate courts in Vermont and throughout the country.  Robin also brings his flexibility and serenity to his work as a court appointed mediator in foreclosure matters.  When he is not serving his clients, Robin has volunteered his time to serve his community in many roles over the years, including service on local and regional School Boards, other local government committees and as a leader for several different youth organizations and other charity events.

Joanne Perreault

Legal Support
Joanne (Jo) Perreault provides legal support to Earle & Freeman, PLC. Jo is the cheerful and friendly voice on the end of the phone line when our clients call, and she is always available to assist our clients and staff alike. Jo has many years of experience working in both the public and private sectors in Vermont. Her favorite job was Executive Assistant to Governor Richard A. Snelling and William A. Gilbert, the Governor’s Legal Counsel. Jo has also served as a Guardian Ad Litem in Washington County, and currently serves on the Barre City Board of Civil Authority.

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