Directory

The main VLS directory includes all faculty and staff.

Susan Apel
Professor of Law

Expertise: Clinical Legal Education; Domestic Relations; Family Law and Adoption; Gender and the Law; Legal Education; Reproductive Rights; Science and the Law

Director of Communications
Director, Career Counseling
Lorraine Atwood
Vice President for Finance
Tracy Bach
Professor of Law

Expertise: Appellate Advocacy; Health Care Reform; Health Law; Human Rights; Intergenerational Rights; International and Comparative Law; Legal Writing

Betsy Baker
Distinguished Scholar

Expertise: Arctic Law and Policy; International Environmental Law; Law of the Sea

Margaret Barry
Associate Dean for Clinical and Experiential Programs
Professor of Law

Expertise: Domestic Violence; Family Law and Adoption; Clinical Legal Education

Manager of Operations, Financial Aid
Laurie Beyranevand
Senior Faculty Fellow for Food Law and Policy
Professor of Law
Senior Fellow of the New Economy Law Center

Expertise: Health Law; Administrative Law; Food Law and Policy

SalesForce Engineer
Audio Visual Technician
General Maintenance Foreman
Chantelle Brackett
Human Resources Manager
Staff Representative, Vermont Law School Board of Trustees
Joe Brennan
Director of the Academic Success Program
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Academic Support; Bar Preparation; Legal Analysis; Legal Writing

Gary Brooks
Director
Assistant Professor of Law
Richard Brooks
Founding Director
Professor Emeritus of Law

Expertise: Environmental Law; Land Use Planning and Regulation

Junior Systems Administrator
Administrative Assistant
Marketing Manager
Senior Payroll and Benefits Administrator
Jared Carter
Assistant Professor
Executive Assistant to the Dean and President
Claire Child
Program Coordinator
Liz Ryan Cole
Professor of Law

Expertise: Legal Education

Assistant Director
Assistant Director
Assistant Registrar
ILS Systems Administrator
Staff Attorney
Program Coordinator
Administrative Support
ExamSoft Administrator
Senior Network Administrator
Web Developer and Technology Projects Manager
Michael Dworkin
Founder
Professor of Law

Expertise: Energy Law and Regulation

Stephen Dycus
Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Enforcement and Regulation; International and Comparative Law; National Security; Property Law; Water Rights and Allocation; Wills and Trusts

John Echeverria
Professor of Law

Expertise: Land Use Planning and Regulation; Property Law; Water Rights and Allocation; Regulatory Takings; Climate Change Adaptation

Art Edersheim
Staff Attorney
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Civil Procedure; Domestic Violence; Family Law and Adoption; Poverty Law; Property Law

Jeannette Eicks
Co-Director, Center for Legal Innovation
Research Professor
Financial Aid Counselor
Chief of Staff
Kathleen Falk
Douglas Costle Chair, Visiting Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Advocacy

Stephanie Farrior
Director of the Center for Applied Human Rights
Professor of Law

Expertise: Discrimination Law; Human Rights and the Environment; International Law; International Organizations; Law of Treaties; International Human Rights

Paul Ferber
Professor Emeritus of Law
Web Content Specialist & Marketing Coordinator
David Firestone
Professor of Law

Expertise: Business Law; Contracts; International Environmental Law; Land Use Planning and Regulation; State and Government Law; Taxation and Tax Policy

Development Officer
Clara Gimenez
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Ethics and Professionalism; Disability Law; Evidence

Program Coordinator
Oliver Goodenough
Director, Center for Legal Innovation
Professor of Law

Expertise: Business Law; Corporations; Defamation and Libel Law; Energy Law and Regulation; Intellectual Property and Copyright Law; Internet and Communications Law; Science and the Law

Cheryl Hanna
IN MEMORIAM

Expertise: Constitutional Law; Criminal Law and Procedure; US Supreme Court; Juvenile Law

Technology Business Partner
Associate Director
Director of Alumni Affairs
General Maintenance Carpenter
Creative Designer
Faculty Director of Online Learning
Admissions Counselor
Hillary Hoffmann
Professor of Law

Expertise: Natural Resources Law and Management; Administrative Law; Climate Change; Native American Law

Acquisitions Assistant
Staff Attorney
Erin Jacobsen
Staff Attorney
Mark James
Senior Research Fellow
Assistant Professor
Shirley Jefferson
Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Diversity
Adjunct Faculty
Gregory Johnson
Director of the Legal Writing Program
Professor of Law

Expertise: Legal Writing; Appellate Advocacy; Sexual Orientation and the Law

Assistant Registrar
Assistant Director for Student Affairs and Diversity
Kevin Jones
Director
Professor of Energy Technology and Policy

Expertise: Energy Law and Regulation; Clean Air Act; Climate Change; Air Pollution

Martha Judy
Professor of Law

Expertise: Alternative Dispute Resolution; Hazardous Waste and Toxic Substances; Legal Education; Superfund; Torts and Product Liability; Wildlife; Environmental Litigation and Mediation

Laurie Kadoch
Professor of Law (Retired)

Expertise: Family Law; Dispute Resolution; Appellate Advocacy; Conflict and Communication; Language and the Law; Negotiation; Client Counseling; Legal Writing

Operations Coordinator
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Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Administrative Law; Environmental Law; Bankruptcy; Environmental Litigation; Land Use Planning and Regulation; Property Law; Trial Practice; Wills and Trusts

General Maintenance Technician
Ken Kreiling
Professor Emeritus of Law

Expertise: Civil Procedure; Evidence

Director
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: China and the Environment

Access Services and Interlibrary Loan Librarian
Mark Latham
Professor of Law
Faculty Representative, Vermont Law School Board of Trustees

Expertise: Clean Air Act; Clean Water Act; Corporations; Torts and Product Liability; Environmental Enforcement and Regulation

Advancement Database Administrator
Events and Housing Coordinator
Admissions Counselor
General Manager of Information Technology
Cynthia Lewis
Director, Julien and Virginia Cornell Library
Assistant Professor of Law
Yanmei Lin, Vermont Law School
Associate Director
Associate Professor
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Associate Director
Monica Litzelman
Litigation Paralegal and Clinic Educator
Associate Director
Reed Loder
Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Ethics; Judicial Ethics; Property Law

Admissions Coordinator
Assistant Director for International Student Services and Admissions
James May
Director, South Royalton Legal Clinic
Professor of Law

Expertise: Family Law; Clinical Legal Education; Disability Law

CLIC Coordinator
Beth McCormack
Deputy Vice Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Law

Expertise: Alternative Dispute Resolution; Appellate Advocacy; Legal Writing

Event Scheduler/Coordinator
Bookstore Manager
VLS President and Dean, Thomas McHenry
President and Dean
Professor of Law

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

Associate Director of Admissions
David Mears
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

Office Manager
Admissions Counselor
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

Rebecca Milaschewski
Executive Assistant
John Miller
Vice President for Enrollment Management, Marketing and Communications
Janet Milne
Professor of Law
Director, Environmental Tax Policy Institute

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

Director of Academic Procedures and Registrar
Advancement Outreach Manager
Aurora Moses
Assistant Professor of Law

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

Program Manager, Academic Success
Clinical Administrative Specialist
Serials Assistant
Sean Nolon
Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development
Professor of Law
Director, Dispute Resolution Program

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

Jeannie Oliver
Staff Attorney
Assistant Professor
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Senior Counsel
Professor of Law

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

Accounts Receivable Bookkeeper
Recruitment Coordinator/Office Manager
Craig Pease
Professor of Science and Law

Expertise: Endangered Species; Science and the Law

Programmer/Analyst Supervisor
Gianna Petito, Vermont Law School
Program Coordinator
Brian Porto
Professor of Law

Expertise: Sports Law; Appellate Advocacy; Legal Writing

Multimedia Production Manager
Senior Accountant
Anthony Renzo
IN MEMORIAM

Expertise: Legal Writing; Appellate Advocacy; Constitutional and Civil Liberties Law

Laurie Ristino
Director
Associate Professor of Law
Senior Fellow of the New Economy Law Center

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

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Attorney Advisor
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: Appellate Advocacy; Environmental Litigation; Climate Change; Endangered Species; Public Lands; NEPA - National Environmental Policy Act

Kenneth Rumelt
Senior Attorney
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
Assistant Professor of Law
Former Vermont Governor's Liaison to Criminal Justice Programs
Former State's Attorney, Windsor County, Vermont

Expertise: Criminal Law and Procedure

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

Expertise: Water Rights and Allocation; Environmental Law

Admissions Counselor
Betsy Schmidt
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: Nonprofit Corporations; Property Law; Employment Law; Family Law; Juvenile Law

William Schulte
Assistant Director
Jessica Scott
Assistant Professor

Expertise: International Environmental Law; Air Pollution

Assistant Director, Career Services
Lihlani Skipper
Assistant Director
Linda Smiddy
Professor of Law Emerita

Expertise: Corporations; Social Enterprise Law

Access Services Assistant
Adrienne Soler, Vermont Law School
Associate Director of E-Learning
Adjunct Faculty
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Co-Founder, New Economy Law Center

Expertise: Climate Change; Environmental Ethics

Assistant Professor of Law
Professor Pam Stephens
Director of International and Comparative Law Program
Professor of Law

Expertise: International Law; International Criminal Law; International Human Rights; Civil Procedure

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Staff Attorney
Assistant Professor
Assistant Director
Serials and Access Services Supervisor
Jennifer Taub
Professor of Law

Expertise: Corporate Governance; Financial Market Regulation

Peter Teachout
Professor of Law

Expertise: Constitutional Law

Jenny Thomas
Institute Coordinator
Directory Of Foundations
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Staff Attorney
LLM Fellow
Greg Tisher, Vermont Law School
Grants Manager
Process Architect & System Analyst
Jack Tuholske
Director, Water and Justice Program
Visiting Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Litigation and Mediation

Joan Vogel
Professor of Law

Expertise: Alternative Dispute Resolution; Employment Law; Torts and Product Liability

Faculty Support Specialist/Program Coordinator-CLI
Mary Welz
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Jeffry White
Director of the JD Externship Program
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Experiential Education; Torts and Product Liability; Professional Negligence; Insurance Law

Assistant Director of Admissions
Admissions Counselor
Stephanie Willbanks
Vice Dean for Administration and Student Affairs
Professor of Law

Expertise: Wills and Trusts; Estate Planning and Tax

Director ENRLC
Assistant Professor
Jane Woldow
Associate Director, Julien and Virginia Cornell Library
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Legal Research Instruction

Kinvin Wroth
Director, Land Use Institute
Professor of Law
Electronic Resources and Technology Librarian
Carl Yirka
Library Director Emeritus
Professor of Law

Expertise: Legal Research Instruction; Libraries and Technology

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Assistant Director
Yu Zhuang, Vermont Law School
Assistant Director
Executive Assistant to the Vice Dean of Faculty