Located in Manchester Center, Vermont

AmedenLaw provides legal services throughout all of Southern Vermont.

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Welcome to Ameden Law

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The Law Office of Gary Ameden concentrates in Vermont real estate law. Offering comprehensive advice on buying, selling and refinancing Vermont condominiums, homes and businesses. Gary Ameden’s practice also includes  legal advice for small business entities, wills, powers of attorney and probate estates.

About Ameden Law

.est 2000

Gary Ameden started practicing law in 1987 with Edgar T. Campbell in Manchester, VT. He was later a partner in the firm Winburn Kennedy and Ameden (which became Winburn and Ameden). Gary began a solo practice in 2000 at the current location of 4732 Main Street, Manchester Center, VT. After a varied practice that included criminal law, general litigation, planning and zoning, estate work and real estate he now focuses his practice on real estate law. Gary served on the Vermont Bar Association Title Standards committee for many years and is on the Board of Directors of Vermont Attorney Title Insurance Company.

Real Estate Practice

  • Buyer Services

    I will represent your interest as the purchaser. I view my role in your purchase as that of an advisor and counselor. If you have any questions about the transaction, at any time, you are encouraged to contact me.

    My primary functions will be:

    • Review the purchase and sale agreement
    • Review the commitment letter from the lender
    • Review the Warranty Deed from the seller’s Attorney
    • Review the property transfer tax return
    • Conduct the title search
    • Determine if State and Local Permits are required
    • Prepare the title insurance commitment
    • Work to resolve any title problems
    • Attend the closing
    • Record your deed and other documents
    • Issue the title insurance policies

About Gary Ameden

Vermont Native

Gary Ameden was born and grew up in Manchester, Vermont. He attended Manchester Elementary School and graduated from Burr and Burton in 1973. Gary went on to major in political science at the University of Vermont, receiving a B.A. in 1977. Soon after graduating he went to work with a Washington, D.C. consulting firm and traveled to Alaska where he directed a number of statewide and local political campaigns. Gary stayed in Alaska at the conclusion of these campaigns and operated his own consulting services.

Returning to Vermont in 1981 Gary clerked with the public defenders office and a local law office completing the four year Vermont Supreme Court Clerkship Program. He served on the Manchester, Vermont Select Board and was Chairperson for the Manchester Water Commission during the early 1980’s.

In 1986 Gary married Lorri Black and moved over the mountain to Peru where they began raising four boys. Soon after moving to Peru Gary was elected moderator at the annual March town meeting and has served as Town Moderator since that time. Gary has also served as Chair of the Peru Planning Commission, was a member of the state of Vermont District Environmental Commission #8 and is currently a member of the Londonderry Rescue Squad , the Peru Volunteer Fire Company and is a Justice of the Peace.

Gary is also a member of the Vermont Bar Assoc., Board of Directors of Vermont Attorney Title Insurance Corp and Past President of the Bennington County Bar Assoc..

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