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Board of Trustees - Emeriti

R. Allan Paul

Member Emeritus, Vermont Law School Board of Trustees

R. Allan Paul


R. Allan Paul is Of Counsel to Paul, Frank & Collins, Burlington, VT, a firm that he co-founded.

Mr. Paul's extensive résumé of civic and professional contributions includes service as a member of the boards of directors of Banknorth Group, Inc.; the Vermont Business Roundtable; and the Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation. He served as a member of the board of trustees of the University of Vermont from 1976 to 1982 and again from 1984 to 1990, and was Chairman of the Board from 1981 to 1982. He was a member of the Vermont Racing Commission (chairperson 1977 to 1989) and served as President of the National Association of State Racing Commissioners (1981 to 1982), and he served as a member of the board of Aldermen and City Council of the City of Burlington (1965 to 1969).

Mr. Paul received his A.B. degree from the University of Vermont in 1953 and his J.D. degree from the Columbia University School of Law in 1956.

Mr. Paul was a former Director for Banknorth Group.  He served on the Board of Trustees of Vermont Law School from 1994 to 2004, and as President of the Board from 1995 to 2001.