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    We the People (and other highlights)

    Karaoke, movies, popcorn, oaths and photos galore.  This and more in our latest blawg installment all about last week's 139th VBA Annual Meeting.  A great time was had by all.  And we learned stuff, too!  Click HERE for photos and the post-meeting blawg.

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    Clio is Coming!

     
    Ok. It’s been here, but we will have a live rep at our annual meeting next week. Come and meet her. She’s fabulous!  What is Clio?  You may already know that they are one of our many affinity partners who offer a discount for VBA members.  But we are still being asked what IS Clio?  On Clio’s website, they have an unassuming, literal slogan.  “Clio helps lawyers build a better practice.” From what we’ve seen from Clio and what we’ve heard from users, this is absolutely true. Read on and find out how to be more productive!
     
     
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    Proposed Amendments to JNB Rules UPDATE

    The Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules will meet on Thursday, November 9 (re-scheduled from Monday, October 23) at 10:00 a.m. in Room 11 at the Statehouse, to consider proposed amendments to the Judicial Nominating Board Rules. A link to the proposed amendments is HERE. Anyone who would like to comment on the proposed amendments is asked to contact Erik Fitzpatrick, Legislative Counsel for the JNB, at efitzpatrick@leg.state.vt.us by the end of Friday, October 27th. Feel free to refer any questions about the proposed amendments to Erik, as well.

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    It's Dues Renewal Time!

    Don't forget to renew your membership with the VBA to insure that there will be no interruption in your CaseMaker, VBA Connect and CLE registration services, among other benefits!  Why delay? Renew TODAY! 

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    Constitution Day 2017

    For the second year, the VBA has honored Constitution Day by hosting a panel presentation on the US Constitution, this year at the Vermont Supreme Court.  The presentation carried forward the ABA Law Day 2017 subject: The 14th Amendment.  We were extremely fortunate, and are equally grateful, to have hosted a stellar cast of presenters:  Justices Harold Eaton and Karen Carroll and Judges Robert Mello, Mary Miles Teachout and Timothy Tomasi. Click HERE for the full blawg, with pictures, and find out why every day should be Constitution Day!