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Meg York

Margaret York

Lead Attorney
Professor of Law
South Royalton Legal Clinic
Summer Session
Animal Law

JD, Vermont Law School, 2015

BA, Sonoma State University, 2010


Curriculum Vitae

Margaret York


Meg York is a lead attorney and professor of law at the South Royalton Legal Clinic’s Family Law Project. In this role, Meg provides pro bono legal assistance to vulnerable Vermonters including, but not limited to, members of the LGBTQ+ community, children involved in high-conflict cases, and victims of domestic violence. Meg teaches students how to litigate and mentors students as they engage in client representation and appear alongside her in court. Meg also serves as Vermont Law and Graduate School’s Legal Writing Specialist. Prior to working at VLGS, Meg worked as a family law attorney in Windham County where she represented clients in divorce, parentage, custody, and adoption proceedings. She also supported the specific legal needs of the LGBTQ+ community. Meg has worked as a contract juvenile defense attorney representing children and parents in abuse and neglect cases, and her background also includes working with various nonprofits focused on animal welfare issues. Meg is committed to providing high-quality legal advocacy to the most vulnerable, and to making law accessible to all.