Vermont Workers Compensation Attorneys

Todd Kalter

todd-bioTodd has been an avid outdoorsman from an early age. Since graduating from Vermont Law School, he has focused solely on representing injured workers. He and his wife, Karen, established Kalter & Kalter in 1997. He has been named a Fellow of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, named one of the Best Lawyers in America since 2004 and also named in the workers’ compensation practice area of New England Super Lawyers. When not representing injured workers, he can be found training bird dogs, which have won many prestigious awards. He is as proud of those awards as his legal accolades.

Karen Kalter

image-karen-kalterKaren is a native Vermonter who has spent most of her life living in the Rutland area. After graduating from Vermont Law School, cum laude, she worked as a defense attorney with a particular interest in professional malpractice. Since founding Kalter & Kalter with Todd, she “crossed the v” and has represented injured and disabled persons, in workers’ compensation, social security disability and personal injury. When not representing injured workers, she can be found spoiling her husband’s bird dogs.

Robert Mabey

image-robert-mabeyBob began his career as a defense attorney in Massachusetts after graduating, cum laude, from law school in Boston. After three years, he moved to Vermont where he married his wife, a native Vermonter, and joined a mid-sized firm specializing in workers’ compensation and personal injury defense. Like Karen, Bob “crossed the v” and now uses the skills, knowledge and experiences acquired over a decade of defense work to represent injured and disabled people in workers’ compensation and personal injury claims. Bob also serves as an Acting Small Claims Judge in Windsor County. When not hard at work, Bob enjoys fishing, running, motorcycling and spending time with his twin children.

Tracey L. Hughes

image-tracey-hughsLegal Assistant

Tracey graduated from Castleton State College in 1998, summa cum laude, with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology, and where she was presented the Vermont Women Making A Difference Award from the Governor’s Commission on Women. Tracey has dedicated her life to helping others, to include the first 15 years of her career in social services, as Triage Clinician for Rutland Mental Health Services and then as a Domestic & Sexual Violence Legal Advocate for Rutland County Women’s Network & Shelter. Tracey has enthusiastically joined Kalter & Kalter, P.C. where she is able to combine her love for the law, legal system and helping others, as well as draw on her own personal experiences following her husband’s two very serious car and work accidents.

Tracey has lived in Vermont her entire life. In her spare time, she enjoys taking long walks and hikes with her husband and dog in their backyard woods. Tracey also enjoys decorating, repurposing & refurbishing, and spending time with her friends & large family. Our resident “Fashionista”, Tracey is also known to be spotted at T.J. Maxx on a frequent basis.