Mr. Valente's practice includes representing businesses and insurance carriers in the defense of workers' compensation and employment related lawsuits. He has successfully tried numerous cases over the years before the Vermont Superior Courts and the Vermont Department of Labor and Industry. Mr. Valente has argued cases before the Vermont Supreme Court on workers' compensation issues. He provides training to companies to improve their experience with workplace injury claims. He represents and advises companies on employment and human resources issues. Mr. Valente has an active mediation practice. As a mediator he has assisted hundreds of parties in resolving claims.