Faculty Directory

Reed Loder
Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Ethics; Judicial Ethics; Property Law

James May, Vermont Law School
Director, South Royalton Legal Clinic
Professor of Law

Expertise: Clinical Legal Education; Disability Law; Family Law; Poverty Law

Beth McCormack
Vice Dean for Students
Professor of Law

Expertise: Alternative Dispute Resolution; Appellate Advocacy; Legal Writing

VLS President and Dean, Thomas McHenry
President and Dean
Professor of Law

Expertise: Business Law; Environmental Law; Land Use Planning and Regulation

David Mears, Vermont Law School
Associate Dean for Environmental Programs
Director, Environmental Law Center
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Litigation and Mediation; Wetlands and Water Resources; Federal Facilities Regulation; Pollution Laws; State and Federal Sovereignty

Philip Meyer
Professor of Law

Expertise: Criminal Law and Procedure; Legal Writing; Torts and Product Liability

Marc Mihaly
Professor of Law

Expertise: Land Use Law; Energy Law and Regulation; NEPA - National Environmental Policy Act

Janet Milne
Director, Environmental Tax Policy Institute
Professor of Law

Expertise: Climate Change; Land Use Law; Taxation and Tax Policy

Aurora Moses, Vermont Law School
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Animal Law; Environmental Law; Administrative Law; Food Law and Policy

Sean Nolon
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Director, Dispute Resolution Program
Professor of Law

Expertise: Civil Procedure; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Land Use Law; Environmental Law; Mediation; Negotiation; Constitutional Law; Arbitration

Jeannie Oliver, Vermont Law School
Staff Attorney, Institute for Energy and the Environment
Assistant Professor of Law
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Senior Counsel, Institute for Energy and the Environment
Professor of Law

Expertise: Climate Change; Endangered Species; Natural Resources Law and Management; Public Lands; Water Rights and Allocation; Wetlands and Water Resources

Craig Pease
Professor of Science and Law

Expertise: Endangered Species; Science and the Law

Brian Porto
Assistant Director, Legal Writing Program
Professor of Law

Expertise: Sports Law; Appellate Advocacy; Legal Writing

Laurie Ristino
Director, Center for Agriculture and Food Systems
Senior Fellow, New Economy Law Center
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: Farm Bill; Climate Change; Ecosystem Services; Land Conservation

Kenneth Rumelt
Senior Attorney, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic
Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Enforcement and Regulation; Environmental Litigation and Mediation; Hazardous Waste and Toxic Substances; Torts and Product Liability; Superfund

Christine Ryan
Environmental Law Librarian
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Legal Research Instruction; Environmental Law Resources

Robert Sand
Director, Center for Justice Reform
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: Criminal Law and Procedure

Melissa Scanlan, Vermont Law School
Co-Founder and Director, New Economy Law Center
Professor of Law

Expertise: Water Rights and Allocation; Environmental Law

Jessica Scott
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: International Environmental Law; Air Pollution