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    Well-Thawed...Out!

    Once again, the VBA YLD delivered, with a spectacular Mid-Winter Thaw in Montreal!  Click HERE for pictures from this year’s YLD Thaw, including pictures of the winning “Big Dog of Ethics” team rep; reception sponsor and speaker VLS Dean McHenry; seminar presenters, attendees and Exhibitors; a mid-Thaw blizzard and of course, Keynote Speaker Mitch Wertlieb of VPR!  Thanks everyone for attending and see you next year!

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    Legislators' Days 2017

    The VBA was pleased to once again co-host with the Judiciary a series of Legislators’ Days in the courts in 2017. Many legislators commented on how helpful it was to be able to observe court hearings, and to see, in action, the results of legislation they’d passed. They also appreciated the chance to visit with judges and bar members, to ask questions and to get information about issues affecting the courts and the bar.  Click HERE for the full story and for pictures from the events!

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    What's the Buzz? Take Two

    Our latest blawg installment joins the 2017 reflection party and word cloud bandwagon.  What was the 2017 buzz and what's coming? Click HERE to read the current VBA blawg and see the year via image!

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    VLS Spring Recruiting Program

    Looking for summer associates, interns or entry-level help?  The Vermont Law School spring recruiting program is underway!  The VLS Office of Career Services has options for you to post a job listing to their students and participate in interviews.  Firms can interview on campus, set up skype or phone interviews, or receive direct resumes or mail applications from students, all with the assistance of VLS.  Paid and unpaid position postings are welcome.  Recruiting forms are due mid-January.  Click the heading for a link to the online form and for more information.

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    VTax Connect Newsletter

    Did you know that the Vermont Department of Taxes has a newsletter for tax professionals and attorneys called VTax Connect? The December issue is chock full of information about the tax season, tax reform timing, 2018 withholding, ACH transfers, tax refunds, 1099s, Sales and Use guidance and more! To sign up for the newsletter, click HERE.  To read the text only version of the December issue, click the heading above.  Also, stayed tuned to the VBA site for notice of a VBA webinar in January covering important changes to the tax code!