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Greg Johnson

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Professor of Law, Director of Legal Writing Program

JD, Notre Dame Law School, 1985;
AB, Cornell University, 1982

Phone: 802-831-1284

Awards and Affiliations


Teaching at VLS:

Professor at Vermont Law School since 1997.

Leadership and Service:

Magistrate Pro Tempore, Alaska District Court, 1985–86.

Contributions to the Law:

  • Created Palau's Supreme Court digest, summarizing the more than 350 cases since the establishment of the court in 1981.
  • Drafted rules of appellate procedure and rules of admiralty for Republic of Palau; enacted 1995.


  • Special Counsel to Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the Republic of Palau, since 1997.
  • Associate, specializing in Native Alaskan law, Middleton and Timme, Anchorage, 1996–97.
  • Law Clerk, Alaska Superior Court, 1985–86, and Alaska Supreme Court, 1992–93, and 1995–96.
  • Senior Court Counsel, Supreme Court of the Republic of Palau, 1993–95; chief adviser to court system of newly independent country.
  • Instructor, legal research and writing, Saint Louis University School of Law, 1987–88, and University of Oregon School of Law, 1988–92.
  • Staff Attorney, US Department of Labor, New Orleans, 1986–87.
  • Adjunct Professor, American College in London, 1983.