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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: vba.myevent.com.

Official terms for newly elected Board members Katelyn Atwood of Rutland and Jim Rodgers of Brattleboro, as well as Josh Diamond of Montpelier representing the Government and Non-Profit Lawyers Division, will begin following the meeting.  Gary Franklin of Burlington is now serving as President of the Association, following Daniel Maguire’s recent resignation. Past-President Michael Kennedy of Burlington will remain on in the role of past president for an additional year. Mike, along with Tad Powers and Board Member Andrew Manitsky, will also offer ethics credits during our reception from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Thursday evening, including a segment on “puffery” in negotiation and Mike’s popular “ethics bowl.” Don’t forget the “Basic Skills” program is scheduled throughout the day on Thursday, September 27. Please mark your calendars!