Richard W. Kozlowski

Richard W. Kozlowski, Attorney

Rick Kozlowski

Rick is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. Rick is a 1983 cum laude graduate of Albany Law School where he served as managing editor of the Albany Law Review.

Rick began his legal career at Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle (now Nixon Peabody), a large law firm head quartered in Rochester, New York. There, he received training in the areas of individual and corporate taxation.  Rick then spent six years in Boston working for a firm specializing in tax and estate planning for individuals of high net worth.

Rick has been a shareholder of Lisman Leckerling for over fifteen years.

Rick concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, business transitions, tax planning, corporate transactions, and probate matters. He has over twenty-seven years of experience in these fields. Rick currently serves on the board of the Dorset Park Skating Association, and is a member of the Vermont Bar Association.

Rick’s outside interests include whitewater canoeing, ice climbing, hiking, mountaineering, and sailing.

If you have any questions regarding Rick’s areas of practice, please contact him at (802) 864-5756 or by email.

Information for Vermont Business Owners

All business owners eventually transition their business -- whether by sale, gift or death. The key to a successful business transition is advanced planning. Rick has developed a separate website to provide you with information on the planning process. Visit Business Transitions or click on a topic of interest below.

Start the Process
Create a Transition Plan
Types of Transitions
Estate & Tax Planning