Gary G. Breton

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Gary G. Breton

Gary G. Breton

Shareholder
Location:
Springfield, Massachusetts
Phone:
413-693-2787
Fax:
413-739-7740
Email:

"As a member of the firm's Business/Financing Department, my primary concern and ultimate goal is to provide professional and competent legal services to my clients, in both a timely and cost effective manner, which will translate into satisfactorily addressing the unique needs of each particular client."

Areas of Practice

  • Banking & Finance
  • Business & Corporate

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1982
  • U.S. District Court District of Vermont
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1982

Education

  • Western New England College School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1981
  • Saint Michael's College, Colchester, Vermont
    • B.A. - 1973

Published Works

Classes/Seminars

  • Instructor: "How to Start Your Own Business", U.S. Small Business Administration and Bay Path College, 1982 - 1994
  • Lecturer: "How to Incorporate and Counsel a Business", MCLE, 1992 - 1998
  • Lecturer: "Annual Practical Skills" Seminar, MCLE, 1992 - 1998
  • Lecturer: "Advising Small Businesses", MCLE, (Boston), 1994 - 1998
  • Lecturer: "Federal and State Taxation Institute", Western New England College, 1994
  • Lecturer: "LLC's and LLP's: Practical Advice", MCLE, 1996 - 1997

Honors and Awards

  • Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences, Major Thesis Presentation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Hampden County Bar Association
  • World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts, Chair, Sponsorship Committee, 2019 - Present
  • World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts, President, 2008 - 2016
  • World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts, Board Member, 2008 - 2017
  • Springfield Performing Arts Development Corporation/CityStage/Symphony Hall, Chair, Board of Directors, 2010 - 2016
  • Kiwanis Club of Springfield Inc., Member, Board of Directors, 2000 - 2005
  • Kiwanis Club of Springfield, Inc., President, 2001 - 2002
  • Saint Michael's College Fire and Rescue Inc., Board of Directors, 2004 - Present
  • St. Michael’s College Board of Advisors, Winooski, VT, Legal Counsel, 1983 - 2004
  • Hampden District Mental Health Clinic, Inc., President, 1986 - 1988
  • Springfield School Volunteers Read Aloud Program, Volunteer, 1997 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chairman, Board of Directors, City Stage and Symphony Hall, 2010 - Present
  • Board of Directors Member, Kiwanis Club of Springfield Inc, 2003 - 2005
  • Board of Directors Member and Secretary, St, Michael's College Fire and Rescue Inc., 2004 - Present
  • Participant, Springfield School Volunteers Read Aloud Program, 1997 - Present
  • President, Kiwanis Club of Springfield, Inc., 2001 - 2002

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Education

  • Western New England College, J.D., 1981
  • St. Michael's College, B.A., 1973

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Vermont

Professional & Community Activities

  • Chair, Sponsorship Committee, World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts, 2019-Present (President 2008-2016; Board Member 2008-2017)
  • Chair, Board of Directors, Springfield Performing Arts Development Corporation/CityStage/Symphony Hall, 2010-2016
  • Member, Board of Directors, Kiwanis Club of Springfield Inc., 2000-2005
  • President, Kiwanis Club of Springfield, Inc., 2001-2002
  • Board of Directors, Saint Michael's College Fire and Rescue Inc., 2004-Present
  • Legal Counsel, St. Michael’s College Board of Advisors, Winooski, VT, 1983-2004
  • President, Hampden District Mental Health Clinic, Inc., 1986-1988
  • Volunteer, Springfield School Volunteers Read Aloud Program, 1997-Present

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Hampden County Bar Association

Show Me the Money
Valley Business Outlook, November 15, 2003

Instructor: "How to Start Your Own Business," U.S. Small Business Administration and Bay Path College, 1982-1994

Lecturer: "How to Incorporate and Counsel a Business," MCLE, 1992-1998

Lecturer: "Annual Practical Skills" Seminar, MCLE, 1992-1998

Lecturer: "Advising Small Businesses," MCLE, (Boston), 1994-1998

Lecturer: "Federal and State Taxation Institute," Western New England College, 1994

Lecturer: "LLC's and LLP's: Practical Advice," MCLE, 1996-1997