Dooley Portrait Unveiling Set

The Chittenden County Bar Association and the Assistant Judges are hosting a gathering to unveil the portrait of the Hon. John Dooley, Associate Justice (retired) of the Vermont Supreme Court. Members of the Bar and friends are invited to the unveiling, which will take place on Thursday, June 9 at noon at the Vermont Superior…

Vermont Calling – for Young Lawyers

The graying of the legal profession in Vermont has been a subject for discussion for some time now, a discussion that has been picked up by local media.  Channel 3, WCAX, Vermont’s CBS affiliate, aired this story by reporter Kayla Martin on the subject this week. The story features Burlington attorneys Justin Brown and Jim…

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…