​The Criminal Law Clinic is a unique opportunity for students who have determined that they are serious about criminal law as a career. The clinic is taught by prosecutors and defense attorneys, all of whom are leading practitioners in the Vermont criminal law bar and members of the VLS criminal law faculty: Professors David Cahill, Michael Kainen, Brian Marsicovetere, and Anna Saxman. Students enrolled in the clinic will participate in a class that meets once a week for two hours, co-taught by the professors. For their practicum students will work on real criminal cases and may practice in Vermont courts under the direct supervision of Professors Cahill, Kainen, Marsicovetere, and Saxman.​​​

This is a 6 credit course: 2 credit hours of classroom once a week for 2 hours; and 4 credit hours of clinic work twice a week for 8 hours each day. Specific application procedures apply.

For more information or to inquire about the application process, you may also contact Margaret Martin Barry, Associate Dean of Clinical and Experiential Programs.