Judicial Emergency Extended to 8-31-22

  The Vermont Supreme Court issued the latest amendments to AO 49 on May 9, 2022, linked HERE. The state of judicial emergency has been extended to August 31, 2022 and the list of “limited entry courthouses” appears on the page linked  HERE. Remote hearings continue to be encouraged, and court committee hearings can now…

Nancy Waples Sworn in as Associate Justice

The Honorable Nancy Jear Waples was sworn in as an Associate Justice for the Vermont Supreme Court on April 15 before a packed and admiring courtroom of family, friends and colleagues. Chief Superior Judge Thomas Zonay opened the ceremony by welcoming Justice Waples’ father, Roy Jear, who was unable to attend in person but who…

Face to Face Again for VBA’s 65th Mid-Year Meeting

With the pandemic easing, the VBA was able to host the Mid-Year Meeting live and in-person on Friday, March 25.  With 120 registrants it was the largest live event for the Bar since the Before Time.  The gathering, at the recently-refurbished Lake Champlain Hilton on Burlington’s waterfront, featured six CLE’s along with the annual business…