Celebrating International Women’s Day!

The Vermont Bar Association partnered with the Vermont Council on World Affairs, Emerge Vermont and UVM’s Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies Program to host an International Women’s Day panel presentation and reception on Friday, March 8th at the UVM Alumni House.  Thanks to these co-host sponsors and also to the following generous sponsors: Sheehy, Furlong…

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Paul Gillies Book Launch Celebration!

Dozens of friends, colleagues and family members gathered at the Vermont Supreme Court on Tuesday, February 26 for the long-anticipated launch of Paul Gillies’ newly released book The Law of the Hills: A Judicial History of Vermont.  Jim Gallagher welcomed the crowd, thanking the Vermont Historical Society for publishing the book, and the following organizations,…

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Welcome Legislators, 2019

As a culmination of the Legislators’ Days that the VBA co-hosted with the judiciary and county bar associations in each of the 14 counties, the VBA was delighted to host a Legislators’ Reception in the Cedar Creek Room at the Vermont Statehouse on January 16, 2019.   VBA Board members, Bar Ambassadors and VBA staff welcomed…

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Women in the Judiciary Event

With the stage set by this week’s cover story in Seven Days, the VBA Women’s Division hosted its panel discussion Wednesday night featuring Judge Christina Reiss, Justices Marilyn Skoglund and Beth Robinson and Judge Helen Toor.  With the theme being the importance of having women in positions of authority, the Women’s Division capped off 2018,…

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Going LIVE!

We are going LIVE, in-person, just one more time in 2018, so don’t miss it!  Our annual Bankruptcy Holiday CLE and Luncheon is December 7th in South Burlington.  The day will be jam-packed with CLE credits (6.0) including an hour of ethics on succession planning.  Added to that we will have case summaries, bankruptcies for…

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Fall for Pro Bono!

It’s pro bono week! Here at the VBA, we were so darned excited about celebrating pro bono week, we started a week early!  What better way to celebrate what lawyers do for their clients and their communities than to host a conference highlighting pro bono? Our bi-annual pro bono conference took place last Thursday in…

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