M. Jerome Diamond
Montpelier, Vt. (VLS Trustee since 2004)
M. Jerome Diamond is senior and managing partner of Diamond & Robinson, P.C., Montpelier, Vermont, a full service firm with a statewide practice. Mr. Diamond focuses on trial and appellate law, and he represents clients with consumer and antitrust matters before the attorneys general of Vermont and other states.
Mr. Diamond served as Vermont Attorney General from 1975 to 1981. He was president of the National Association of Attorneys General in 1980, and had served as president-elect and vice president in 1979-80 and 1978-79, respectively. Previously, he served as Windham County State’s Attorney from 1970 to 1975 and as a law clerk to Chief Judge Ernest Gibson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont in 1968-69. He served as chair of the Vermont Bar Foundation Grants Committee from 1990 to 1993 and served as a member of its board through 2003. He has been a member of the Vermont Advisory Group of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights since 1985 and has been active in a variety of state and national professional and charitable organizations, including serving as a founder and supporter of the VLS Ernest W. Gibson Memorial Fund.
Mr. Diamond received his AB from George Washington University in 1963, and his MA and JD from the University of Tennessee in 1965 and 1968, respectively.