Brian came down to help us on some sticky municipal legal issues. Then, as we've seen in all our experiences since, he's been extremely facile with the law, parsing it for us elegantly, mindful of intricacies and uncertainties; steering us well toward the least bad path."
— Tig Tillinghast
Selectboard Chair, Thetford, VT



Monaghan Safar Ducham provides a full range of legal services to municipalities, including cities, towns, villages, and other quasi-governmental entities. We have significant experience in providing skilled and cost-effective counsel for the issues typically faced by these entities, including labor relations and personnel matters, highway issues, planning and zoning matters, election issues, and real property taxation.

We serve as defense counsel for municipalities faced with claims for civil rights violations, employment disputes, and claims for negligence. We also help municipalities navigate the complex legal issues relating to their governmental obligations.