YLD Hosts a Sunday Afternoon by the Lake

On a beautiful Burlington Sunday afternoon on August 28th, the VBA Young Lawyers Division hosted a barbecue picnic in Oakledge Park for all Vermont lawyers from the most newly-admitted to the most seasoned.  Those who attended got to enjoy catered soul food from a small local business, Harmony’s Kitchen, a variety of beverages, and lawn…

Legal Community Food Drive Gets Underway

The sixth annual Legal Community Fighting Hunger Food Drive is beginning! If you or your firm or organization would like to participate in the food drive, See the announcement letter from Attorney General Susanne Young, here.  You can find the 2022 sign-up form here. The form is due back to the AG’s office by August…

AO 49 – Changes Coming Sept. 6

  This afternoon, August 17, the judiciary released information concerning changes coming to the pandemic rules instituted through Administrative Order 49.  Below is the text of the press release issued today by the judiciary:   Contact: Teri Corsones, Vermont State Court Administrator Office of the State Court Administrator Therese.Corsones@vermont.gov Vermont Judiciary Amends Administrative Order 49…

The Future of Remote Hearings – Survey Says…

In June 2021, the Vermont Supreme Court established the Special Advisory Committee on Remote Hearings. The Committee was charged with making recommendations for the use of remote hearings in the post-pandemic world.  In the spring of 2022, the Committee conducted a survey of Vermont attorneys to get their input on this important question.  More than…

Trial Academy 2022 – Together Again

After two-years of virtual trial academies occurring in cyber space, some sixty participants were able to meet again in-person at Vermont Law School for a full day of work on trial skills on Friday, July 29. A beautiful summer day was the backdrop for the program which gave lawyers a chance to present a variety…

YLD Mixer Set for July 27 in Brattleboro

The Young Lawyer’s Division is hosting a mixer next Wednesday (7/27) in Brattleboro at the Saxton’s River Distillery, 155 Chickering Dr, Brattleboro.  You can leave work and go straight there as it’s scheduled to run from 5-7 PM. It’s all-outdoor, and attendees get the first drink courtesy of CVG (that’s Costello, Valente & Gentry, PC),…