Congratulations to Judge Warren!

From VBA Board of Managers member Amy Davis, please see highlights and pictures from the swearing-in ceremony for Judge Lisa Warren: Judge Grearson introduced five speakers on behalf of Lisa Warren who all spoke to a crowded courtroom in Caledonia County. The speakers included former judges, prosecutors, police officers, and defense attorneys. Lisa’s appointment comes with…

Welcome New Lawyers!

The VBA welcomes new admittees to the Vermont bar!  Yesterday’s swearing-in ceremony at the Supreme Court was topped off with a reception hosted by the VBA.  At the ceremony, Josh Lobe made the motion to admit on behalf of the Board of Bar Examiners. Justice Robinson gave a heart-felt talk about the profession generally and…

Who wants to Be a Lawyer?

Maybe these kids! Annika Green and Jennifer Emens-Butler went to U-32 this week to speak with Sophomores and Juniors for career day.  On Your Own: Your Legal Rights at 18 booklets and pocket constitutions in hand, Annika and Jennifer told the two groups of kids all about the education prerequisites and the practice of law…

A Comedy Tonight and More!

There really was something for everyone at the VBA Annual Meeting and Basic Skills events last week. We extended a warm welcome to new admittees and lawyers relocating to Vermont at our semi-annual Basic Skills event. The full day CLE on Thursday was packed with courses on professionalism, Vermont procedures, family law, admin law and…