Odyssey Court Users Group Reinstated

An “Odyssey Court Users Group” was created last summer in response to Act 120, to meet with the Judiciary about Odyssey concerns in order to report to the Legislature last October. The Group included bar representatives from each of the dockets and different court user groups. One of the recommendations in the Act 120 report…

VBA Board Vacancy

There is now an elective member vacancy on the VBA Board. The VBA Constitution provides for the Board to fill such vacancies until the next membership meeting. The next membership meeting is in October 2021. If you are interested in being considered for the seat, please email tcorsones@vtbar.org and we can provide you with a list…

Per Filing E-Filing Fee Eliminated

We are pleased to report that the Judiciary and Tyler Technology have negotiated a modification of their contract to eliminate the “per envelope” e-filing fee effective April 1, 2021. In its place, a one-time “per filing party” e-filing fee of $14.00 will be implemented, also effective April 1, 2021. The “per filing party” fee will…

2021 Pro Bono Service Award Winners

The Vermont Bar Association is proud to announce the 2021 winners of the VBA’s Pro Bono Service Award.  The attorneys being honored are Cristina Mansfield, Kathleen (Kate) Rivers, and Janet Van Derpoel-Andrea. The Pro Bono Award is given annually to recognize attorneys who provide extraordinary legal services free of charge to indigent and disadvantaged clients…