Faculty Directory

Yanmei Lin, Vermont Law School
Associate Director, U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law
Associate Professor of Law
Beth Locker, Vermont Law School
Director, JD Externship Program
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Experiential Education; Child Welfare; Professional Development

Reed Loder
Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Ethics; Judicial Ethics; Property Law; Animal Law; Ethics and Professionalism

James May, Vermont Law School
Professor of Law Emeritus

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; Arbitration; Constitutional Law; Legal Writing; Mediation

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

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

Philip Meyer
Professor of Law

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

Marc Mihaly
Professor of Law Emeritus

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; Environmental Tax Policy

Sean Nolon
Vice Dean for Faculty
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
Margaret Olnek, Visiting Assistant Professor
Visiting Assistant Professor
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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

Brian Porto
Assistant Director, Legal Writing Program
Professor of Law

Expertise: Sports Law; Appellate Advocacy; Legal Writing

Professor Sarah Reiter, Director of Online Learning
Faculty Director of Online Learning
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Ocean and Coastal Resources; Dispute Resolution; Science and the Law

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

Associate Dean for Environmental Programs
Director, Environmental Law Center
Associate Professor of Law
Acting Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic

Expertise: Administrative Law; Climate Change; Environmental Advocacy; Environmental Justice; Environmental Law; Environmental Litigation; Food and Agriculture; Food Law and Policy; Land Use Law; Municipal Law; Transportation

Christine Ryan
Environmental Law Librarian
Associate 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; Restorative Justice

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

Expertise: Water Rights and Allocation; Environmental Law