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    US Constitution Birthday Celebration!

    Our Third Annual Constitution Day was a smashing success.  The panel members spoke to a large and engaged crowd of VLS Students and members of the public, including small children, lawyers and judges.  We are so grateful for our skilled and engaging presenters as well as for the Vermont Law School for hosting the event. The VBA provided over 200 complimentary Pocket Constitutions to attendees and displays a video recording of the event on our website.  All three annual Constitution Day presentations will be found HERE, but click HERE for the full story and loads of pictures!

     

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    Large Incoming VLS Class Visits Statehouse

    The incoming Vermont Law School Class is one of the largest to date, including 195 1L students, and 60 Master’s students. The students recently visited the statehouse for an orientation program that included remarks by Governor Phil Scott, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Josh Diamond, VBA Executive Director Teri Corsones, and Senator Alison Clarkson and Rep. David Ainsworth from VLS’s Windsor District. Click heading for more info!

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    Mark Your Calendars for the Annual Meeting on September 27-28 at the Equinox!

    In response to popular demand, the 2018 VBA Annual Meeting will be held on September 28 at the Equinox Resort in Manchester, Vermont.  In keeping with the Commission on the Well-Being of the Legal Profession recommendations, a number of different recreational activities and wellness programs will be offered in conjunction with the event this year. Registration is open and program details can be found on the ever-evolving event flyer at: www.vba.myevent.com.  Click the heading for more info about our newest board members, our officers and our ethics reception!

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    Nominations for the three State Bar seats on the Judicial Nominating Board will be on the VBA Annual Meeting Agenda on September 28

    Are you interested in running for one of the three bar seats on the Judicial Nominating Board?  At the VBA Annual Meeting on Friday, September 28, 2018, the members in attendance will nominate candidates for the three state bar seats on the Judicial Nominating Board. Elections for the three seats will be held early next year. One seat represents the "southern" counties (Addison, Bennington, Orange, Rutland, Windham and Windsor).  A second seat represents the "northern" counties (Caledonia, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orleans, and Washington). The third seat is an at-large seat.  Click the heading for more about the process.