Well-Thawed Out!

Once again, the VBA YLD delivered with a spectacular Mid-Winter Thaw in Montreal!  Enjoy pictures from this year’s YLD Thaw, including pictures of the winning “Big Dog of Ethics” team rep; reception sponsor and speaker VLS Dean McHenry; seminar presenters, attendees and Exhibitors; a mid-Thaw blizzard and of course, Keynote Speaker Mitch Wertlieb of VPR! …

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2017 Legislators’ Days Recap

The VBA was pleased to once again co-host with the Judiciary a series of Legislators’ Days in the courts in 2017. Starting with Rutland County in September and ending with Franklin County in December, state legislators were invited to visit courts on a specific date in each county. A typical Legislators’ Day involved welcoming participating…

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What’s the Buzz? Take Two

It’s the holiday season, snow is all around and we are bombarded with the “bests” “worsts” “most” “biggest” what-have-yous of 2017.  So why not join the reflection party?!  2017 was chock full at the VBA.  For CLEs, we had:   Not only were the CLE’s plentiful and educational, they were the subject of tweets and ‘likes’…

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Treadwell Sworn In

John R. Treadwell of Burlington was sworn in as Vermont’s newest Superior Court Judge before a standing-room-only crowd at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday, November 17. Judge Mary Morrissey provided opening remarks, commenting on the many experiences she shared with Judge Treadwell over the course of 20 years, working together first at the Chittenden…

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The VBA Welcomes New Admittees!

  Chief Justice Reiber swore in 52 new admittees (admitted within the last year) before the Vermont Supreme Court, the Board of Bar Examiners and guests in the House Chamber at the Statehouse yesterday.  The Chief gave an inspiring speech encouraging the new lawyers to use their gifts and talents to not only uphold the…

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Clio is Coming!

Clio is coming.  Ok.  It’s been here, but we will have a live rep at our annual meeting next week.  Come and meet her. She’s fabulous! What is Clio?  You may already know that they are one of our many affinity partners who offer a discount for VBA members.  But we are still being asked…

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Constitution Day 2017!

For the second year, the VBA has honored Constitution Day by hosting a panel presentation on the US Constitution, this year at the Vermont Supreme Court.  The presentation carried forward the ABA Law Day 2017 subject: The 14th Amendment.  We were extremely fortunate, and are equally grateful, to have hosted a stellar cast of presenters: …

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