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Office Profiles

Rebecca G. Olson, Esq.

Becky is the founder and managing member of Olson & Seabolt, PLC. She concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial and residential real estate, business formation and maintenance, family law, general litigation, and estate planning and administration. She also provides mediation services to help settle disputes in these areas of law. A native of the Philadelphia area of Pennsylvania, Becky graduated from the Pennsylvania State University School of Journalism, after which she worked in newspapers and advertising before moving to Vermont in 1983. Three years after arriving in Vermont, Becky initiated a four year law office clerkship sponsored by the Vermont Supreme Court. She took the Vermont bar exam and became admitted to the Vermont Bar in 1990 and worked at another general practice Stowe law firm until 1995, when she decided to form her own law firm,
then known as Olson & Associates, PLC.

Since 1995, Becky has brought together a diverse staff of attorneys, paralegals and support staff in order to provide a wide range of legal services to support her “team approach” business philosophy. Although Becky manages all aspects of the law firm, one attorney oversees each case but draws off the knowledge and research of other members of the firm in order to provide each case with the best possible information and outcome.

In addition to providing client services, Becky donates her time to the court system by teaching a class at the courthouse to litigants without attorneys, explaining the court process and how to best present themselves and their cases to the court. In addition, probate and family court judges appoint Becky to represent the elderly and mentally impaired in guardianship cases as well as children caught in the middle of domestic disputes.

Becky has long been a passionate supporter of animal rights and has donated thousands of hours to the North Country Animal League, formerly known as the Lamoille County Humane Society, in creating laws to protect animal rights as well as providing the more day to day legal assistance to NCAL.

Becky supports the community in other ways as well. She has been a board member and past president of the Lamoille Regional Chamber of Commerce, board member of United Way of Lamoille County, advisory board member of NCAL, and a member of Waterbury Rotary.

Becky is a member of the Vermont and Lamoille County Bar Associations, and the Vermont Trial Lawyers Association, of which she sat on the board of directors. She has also sat on the Lamoille County Reparative Probation Board.

Becky lives in the hills of Waterbury with her husband, Vini Sassone, where they are avid bikers, hikers, skiers and sailors.

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Kyle S. Seabolt, Esq.

Kyle joined Olson & Seabolt, PLC in 2014 and became a partner in 2022. His main focus areas of practice are in residential and commercial real estate transactions, estate planning and corporate governance.


Kyle grew up in rural West Virginia where he completed his undergraduate degree at Shepherd University. Following his interest in judicial public policy, he attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Grand Rapids, Michigan. During his time in law school, Kyle clerked with a local Michigan firm focusing on estate planning. After graduating in January, 2012, Kyle moved to Vermont where he clerked with the Civil Rights Unit of the Office of the Attorney General in Montpelier and studied various aspects of federal and state employment law. He also worked with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on discriminatory employment practices in Vermont. Kyle was admitted to the Vermont Bar in June, 2012.


Kyle and his husband, Jamie, live in Stowe and spend as much time as possible outdoors and on the water. In keeping with his West Virginian roots, he also enjoys “life on the farm,” gardening and raising chickens on his modest one acre homestead, along with tending to his brood of dogs and cats.

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Tara Jakobs

Tara joined the firm in January 2011, after having worked in the real estate and title abstracting fields in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine since 1983. Tara brings a wealth of diverse real estate experience to the firm, having owned a title company which provided title abstracts to law firms, lending institutions and other title companies in the northeast. In addition, Tara was a licensed Realtor and sales manager at a large real estate firm in southern New Hampshire and is therefore able to work well with the legal community as well as the local real estate agencies. 


Tara is also “Command Central” at Olson & Seabolt, coordinating closings and providing documentation required in virtually all types of real estate transactions.  Tara also has years of experience in estate planning and administration and
works with Becky to prepare the appropriate documents for each client’s estate
plan and estate administration. Tara has assigned herself the role of cyber security vigilante in the office and is directly involved in all decisions regarding the security
of the firm and that of our clients. She lives in Stowe with her adorable little
rescue pup, Gideon. 

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Mary Black

Mary joined the firm in 2018, having 14 years of experience as a real estate paralegal, plus nine years as an assistant Town Clerk in the middle of that. 
She is an elected Justice of the Peace for the Town of Stowe and is also an alternate member of Stowe’s Development Review Board. These experiences have provided a thorough knowledge of land record recording practices and
permitting requirements.

Mary grew up in Western Massachusetts and Southern Vermont, and first lived in Stowe when she married her husband, John, in 1982. When her three children were very young, she ran a home daycare business to be able to be with them. She and John have a home in Moscow, where Mary is a proud member of the Moscow Ladies Lawn Chair Drill Team for the 4th of July Parade. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, kayaking, hiking, snowshoeing, and relaxing at home with their two pugs.

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Karen Dupont

Karen joined the firm in 2016 as Office Manager and Legal Assistant.  After working for the State of Vermont for over 30 years, Karen brings to Olson & Seabolt 
valuable land use and permitting experience gained through her employment as
a Program Technician II with the Vermont Natural Resources Board, from which s
he retired in 2015. 


Karen grew up in Waterbury, Vermont, is a graduate of Harwood Union High School, and now lives in Hyde Park. Karen enjoys cooking and gardening, reading and sewing and has an unconditional love for all creatures, great and small.

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