Jason discovered his interest in the law after working for a Solicitor’s firm in London, England. He received his law degree from Vermont Law School, cum laude, where he served as the Managing Editor of the Vermont Law Review. While there Jason also earned a Master’s Degree in Environmental Law. In addition to his law practice, Jason has taught law and procedure at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont and has served as Assistant Director of Career Services at his alma mater, Vermont Law School. Jason volunteers his time with several organizations having served as the Grafton County Governor of the New Hampshire Bar Association, and Past President of both the Grafton County Bar Association and Frank Rowe Kenison Inns of Court. Jason currently serves as the Grafton County Governor for the New Hampshire Association for Justice, sits on the Town of Fairlee (Vermont), Planning Commission, and is a member of the executive board of the Grafton County Bar Association.
Vermont Law School, JD
Masters of Studies in Environmental Law
University of Massachusetts, BA
Jason R. Crance & Mike Mastry, Fourth Amendment Privacy Rights at Sea and Governmental Use of Vessel Monitoring Systems: There’s Something Fishy About This, 22 J. ENVTL. L. & LITIG. 231 (2007).
Jason has represented publicly-traded companies, privately-held corporations, small businesses, and individuals for the past fifteen years, with cases ranging from commercial disputes to employment, personal injury, and land use/property disputes. When not engaged in litigation, Jason assists local entrepreneurs in planning and forming business entities and provides students and parents advice when navigating graduate and post-graduate discipline proceedings. Jason strives to excel at thinking strategically and being thorough with any issue presented to him for review. Before opening his own practice in Hanover, New Hampshire, he practiced in California and North Dakota where his focus was commercial litigation and public utility work.
Axenics, Inc. f/k/a RenTec Corporation v. Turner Construction Company; No. 10-C-5001 (N.H. Super. Ct. 2015): Co-counsel in eighteen day trial spanning ten years and two appeals to the New Hampshire Supreme Court. Ultimately obtained judgment for $1,060,000.00 on behalf of plaintiff subcontractor for high purity infrastructure installation at a FDA approved biotech facilty.
New Hampshire Speedway, Inc. v. Motor Racing Network, Inc.; No. 2008-EQ-0099 (N.H. Super. Ct. 2011): Associate counsel in five day jury trial resulting in jury verdict in favor of the Motor Racing Network and an award of $993,724.00 in lost profits to the broadcast network. The case was subsequently appealed to the New Hampshire Supreme Court and settled on undisclosed terms.
In the Matter of Cindy Leone and Richard Leone, 161 N.H. 566 (2011): Lead counsel a domestic relations trial and appeal in which the New Hampshire Supreme Court overturned Family Division’s denial of father’s request to appear by telephone.
Assistant Director of Career Services
Contract Appellate Brief Writer
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