A Time to Blog

  Where did 2020 go? I’m sure most of us can agree that it was, impossibly so, both the fastest year and the slowest year in memory.  Stuck at home for months on end, the days and weeks can drag monotonously without events, trips or gatherings to look forward to but somehow, at the same…

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Lawyer Well-Being Week

For those of you not following us on Facebook or Twitter, we wanted to repost some of our Lawyer Well-Being Week messages here. This week is Lawyer Well-Being Week, with each day’s work week theme focusing on a different aspect of well-being. Our VBA COVID-19 Resource Page has a link to the full package of…

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We the People

  The Vermont State Finals of the We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution took place at the Vermont History Museum and Statehouse Pavilion yesterday. After a hiatus in attendance due to the elimination of federal funding for the program, Martha Deiss, Global Citizen Specialist at the Agency of Education, kickstarted, organized and facilitated…

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Report of the VBA Nominating Committee

The VBA Nominating Committee met on December 13, 2019 and recommended that Robert Fletcher become President-Elect of the VBA Board of Managers. The Nominating Committee also recommended that Katelyn Atwood, incumbent, run unopposed and that there be two contested elections for the remaining two board seats: Kelsey Bain vs. James Rodgers, incumbent and Alexandrea Nelson…

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Justice Cohen Sworn-In

Governor Phil Scott swore in Superior Court Judge William D. Cohen of Rutland, Vermont as a Vermont Supreme Court Justice before a packed courtroom at the Rutland County Courthouse on December 19, 2019. Justice Cohen replaces former Supreme Court Justice Marilyn Skoglund on the Supreme Court, starting work in Montpelier on December 23. Justice Cohen…

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Happy Holidays from the VBA!

The VBA office has been filled with holiday spirit! Thank you so much to all those who have sent us goodies over the last few weeks. Trust they were all consumed with smiles. Our Executive Director, Teri Corsones, made us all these beautiful cheesecakes and even Boris and Fiona got new toys! Happy Holidays from all…

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Focusing on Bankruptcy…and Dignity!

What a treat it was to attend the 19th annual Bankruptcy Holiday Luncheon and CLE last Friday at the Killington Grand Resort.  VBA Bankruptcy Section Co-Chairs, Don Hayes and Nancy Geise put together a varied, informative and entertaining day packed with 7 hours of CLE credit. Despite the packed schedule, the collegial bar still found…

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