Contact Information

email: sducham@msdvt.com
phone: (802) 524-9721 or
(802) 660-4735

Education

  • Vermont Law School
    Juris Doctor, Masters of Studies in Environmental Law (Cum Laude), 2003
  • University of Vermont
    Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies, 1993

Areas of Practice

Community Service

  • Volunteer Guardian at Litem,
    Franklin Probate Court
  • Volunteer, Essex Junction Farmers' Market
  • Former Board Member, Franklin-Grand Isle Counties United Way
  • Ongoing volunteer of legal services to Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity

Steven Ducham

Steve joined the firm in 2013, bringing with him his deep experience in real estate transactions. For the past decade, Steve maintained his own practice in St. Albans and Essex Junction, Vermont, representing individuals, businesses, and lending institutions in real estate transactions.

Steve has a special focus on representing farmers and agricultural interests in financing, acquisition, and divestiture of farm properties. In addition, he has worked extensively with statewide land trusts on behalf of landowners to preserve farmland and Vermont's landscapes for generations to come. Steve also focuses his real estate practice on complex commercial transactions, where he relies on a seasoned staff and his experience collaborating with commercial lenders and business leaders in acquiring and selling large commercial and industrial properties.

Steve's practice is also focused on estate planning and probate administration. In particular, Steve helps provide certainty in protecting assets, working closely with his clients to draft plans to ensure that loved ones are taken care of into the future. In his probate practice, Steve also guides his clients through the probate process, to ensure the sanctity of his clients' estate plans.

Steve was born and raised in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. He graduated from the University of Vermont in 1993 with a B.S. is Environmental Studies. After college, Steve worked extensively on forestry and indigenous land use issues in Southeast Asia, serving as a research assistant in the remote rainforests of Borneo, and as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines.

In 2003, Steve graduated from Vermont Law School with a Juris Doctorate and Master of Studies in Environmental Law, cum laude. Steve lives with his wife, two children, and Golden Retriever in Essex Junction, VT. When the snow flies, Steve is an avid backcountry skier.