Fritz grew up in Vermont and joined the firm in 1992. Fritz helps people and businesses navigate through the litigation process in a number of areas.
- Personal injury, including motor vehicle collisions, burns, dangerous products, premises liability, slip and falls, and other claims based on negligence.
- Criminal law, including DUIs and other driving offenses, assaults, thefts, marijuana and other drug charges, and various misdemeanor and felony charges.
- Family law, including divorces, legal separations, pre-nuptial agreements, child custody, and child support cases.
- Mediation, including family and civil disputes.
- Land use litigation, including eminent domain and condemnation cases, zoning and permitting disputes, and right-of-way, easement, and boundary cases.
- Civil litigation, including construction disputes, breach of contract cases, collections, and consumer fraud actions.
Fritz also represents people in small business formation and real estate transactions.
Fritz is an active member in the American Bar Association. He is currently Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services. He served on the ABA Board of Governors from 2017 to 2020 as representative of District 1 (VT, ME, NH, RI) and was State Delegate from Vermont to the ABA House of Delegates from 2007 to 2016. Fritz is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and is currently the Vermont chair of the ABF Fellows.
Prior to returning home to Vermont in 1992, Fritz was an associate in the litigation department at Winston & Strawn in Chicago.
Fritz lives in North Ferrisburgh with his wife Adela, where they raised two wonderful children. Fritz is an avid if unskilled hockey player. He is a past president of the Vermont State Amateur Hockey Association and was a director to USA Hockey from the New England District.
UCLA School of Law (J.D. 1988); University of Chicago (B.A. 1985)
Harvard Program on Negotiation – Mediation (2020)
Champlain College – Mediation workshop program (2020)
Admitted to state and federal courts in Vermont; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Vermont and American Bar Associations; Vermont and American Associations for Justice; Vermont and National Associations for Criminal Defense Lawyers