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 S. Earle received her undergraduate degree at McGill University (First Class Honors) and her Law Degree at Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington (Cum Laude), where she served as a Notes Editor of the Indiana Law Journal.  Ms. Earle is an experienced civil litigator who has practiced in Vermont state and federal courts, including administrative forums, for the past 26 years. Ms. Earle is the former Chief of the Civil Litigation Division of the Vermont Attorney General’s Office and also served as Commissioner of Human Resources for the State of Vermont. She has tried numerous jury and bench trials around the State. Ms. Earle is proud to be the District Governor Nominee for Rotary District 7850, and she will lead this Rotary district compromised of 42 clubs from Vermont, New Hampshire and Northern Quebec in 2022-23.  Ms. Earle also trains aspiring attorneys as an Adjunct Professor at Vermont Law School.  Past service includes:  Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce Board, Aldrich Public Library Board, Central Vermont Adult Education Board, Vermont Bar Association Bench/Bar Committee, Washington County Bar Association Treasurer & President, Board of Bar Examiners Associate Examiner & Member, Barre Rotary Club (Sergeant of Arms, Treasurer, President, and Rotary District 7850 Assistant District Governor. 

Robin A. Freeman

Partner
Robin A. Freeman focuses his practice on real estate, business counseling, and commercial and civil litigation.  Mr. Freeman also acts as a court appointed mediator in foreclosure matters.  Mr. Freeman received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University in 1998 and his law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2001.  Prior to joining the firm, he practiced primarily in the areas of insurance defense and insurance coverage litigation, successfully litigating hundreds of cases, including numerous jury and bench trials.  Mr. Freeman has also represented litigants in several appellate courts both in Vermont and nationwide.  In addition to his general litigation practice, Mr. Freeman also has significant experience in complex litigation, including antitrust and securities fraud class actions. Mr. Freeman has also volunteered his time to serve his community in many roles over the years, including as Chair of the Franklin West Supervisory Union Board of Directors, Member of the Fairfax School Board, Member of the Fletcher/Fairfax Regional Education Committee, Scout leader, youth football and baseball coach, Program Director for Fairfax Patriots Youth Football and organizer for several local food drives.

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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