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    Summer in Full Bloom!

    Montpelier continues to deliver.  The annuals and the gigantic hydrangeas are decked out at the capitol building.  Take a stroll, you won’t be disappointed.  Enjoy Vermont’s beautiful but fleeting summer as winter will be here before we know it! Click HERE for pictures and more.

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    Beyond Where the Sidewalk Ends

    From our blawg... While walking today, I came to the place where the sidewalk ends.  Literally.  Somehow, I expected it to be a bit more magical and welcoming. But perhaps I was looking at it from the perspective of a jaded, tired adult, and not as Shel Silverstein imagined it through the eyes of children.  A child would probably see the beautiful green hillside as a place for non-conformity and unrestricted play.  I saw defeat. And poison ivy. Click HERE for more!

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    Thank You to Eric Goldwarg!

    VBA Board President Mike Kennedy and VBA Executive Director Teri Corsones present Eric Goldwarg with a plaque thanking him for his service to the VBA Board as one of the Young Lawyers Division representatives to the Board. Click the heading for the story.

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    Sam Abel-Palmer Approved as Law Line Executive Director

    The Board of Trustees for Legal Services Law Line of Vermont, Inc. has just announced that Sam Abel-Palmer has been approved as the new Executive Director.  Please click the heading for more info.

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    Vermont Society of Land Surveyors Annual Conference

    The Vermont Society of Land Surveyors would like to invite Vermont’s attorneys to attend their annual conference on September 21-22, 2017 at the Stoweflake Conference Center.  No CLE credit will be available, but there are three lengthy presentations which may be of interest to our members: Finding Case Law for Land Surveyors; The Role of the Land Surveyor: Adverse Possession and Acquiescence and The Historical Ecology of Early Vermont Surveys.  The conference flyer can be found HERE.

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    VBA's First Annual Trial Academy a Success!

    Thanks to the invaluable contributions of many, including presiding judges from the federal, state and Vermont Supreme Court benches; Vermont Fellows from the American College of Trial Lawyers; VBA Young Lawyers Division members and volunteers from the Consumer Assistance Program and the Vermont Law School, the 1st Annual VBA Trial Academy was roundly applauded by all who were involved in the day-long program on July 21. Click HERE for the full story and pictures from the event.