Directory

The main VLS directory includes all faculty and staff.

Susan Apel, Vermont Law School
Professor of Law Emerita

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

Tracy Bach, Vermont Law School
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

Alex Banks
In Memoriam
Assistant Professor of Law
Staff Attorney

Expertise: Disability Law; Domestic Violence; Family Law and Adoption; Legal Education; Poverty Law

Margaret Barry
Professor of Law Emerita

Expertise: Domestic Violence; Family Law; Clinical Legal Education

Laurie Beyranevand
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Director, Center for Agriculture and Food Systems
Professor of Law

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

Professor of Law

Expertise: Legal Education

Michael Dworkin, Vermont Law School
Professor of Law Emeritus
Founding Director, Institute for Energy and the Environment

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, South Royalton Legal Clinic

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

Stephanie Farrior
Distinguished Faculty Scholar

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

David Firestone
Professor of Law

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

Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: Ethics and Professionalism; Disability Law; Evidence

Oliver Goodenough, Vermont Law School
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

Hillary Hoffmann, Vermont Law School
Professor of Law

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

Shirley Jefferson
Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Diversity
Associate Professor of Law
Gregory Johnson, Vermont Law School
Director, Legal Writing Program
Professor of Law

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

Kevin Jones
Director, Institute for Energy and the Environment
Professor of Energy Technology and Policy

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

Ken Kreiling
Professor Emeritus of Law

Expertise: Civil Procedure; Evidence

In Memoriam
Professor Emeritus of Law

Expertise: Federal Courts

Director, U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: China and the Environment

Mark Latham
Professor of Law

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

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

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

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

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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

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

Expertise: Criminal Law and Procedure; Restorative Justice

Linda Smiddy
Professor of Law Emerita

Expertise: Corporations; Social Enterprise Law

Professor Pam Stephens
Professor of Law Emerita

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

Jennifer Taub
Professor of Law

Expertise: Corporate Governance; Financial Market Regulation

Peter Teachout
Professor of Law

Expertise: Constitutional Law

Jack Tuholske
Director, Water and Justice Program
Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Litigation and Mediation

Joan Vogel
Professor of Law

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

Stephanie Willbanks, Vermont Law School
Professor of Law

Expertise: Wills and Trusts; Estate Planning and Tax

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

Expertise: Legal Research Instruction

Kinvin Wroth
Professor of Law Emeritus
Carl Yirka
Professor of Law Emeritus

Expertise: Legal Research Instruction; Libraries and Technology

Richard Brooks
Professor of Law Emeritus
Founding Director, Environmental Law Center

Expertise: Environmental Law; Land Use Planning and Regulation

Cynthia Lewis, Vermont Law School
Director, Julien and Virginia Cornell Library
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: Legal Research Instruction; Legislative History Research; Libraries and Library Administration; Regulatory Research

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

Christine Ryan
Environmental Law Librarian
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Legal Research Instruction; Environmental Law Resources

Gary Brooks
Director, General Practice Program
Assistant Professor of Law
Jared Carter
Legal Writing Specialist
Assistant Professor of Law
Melissa Scanlan, Vermont Law School
Co-Founder and Director, New Economy Law Center
Professor of Law

Expertise: Water Rights and Allocation; Environmental 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

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

Paul Ferber
Professor of Law Emeritus
VLS President and Dean, Thomas McHenry
President and Dean
Professor of Law

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

Jeannette Eicks
Director, Center for Legal Innovation
Research Professor of Law
Jeannie Oliver, Vermont Law School
Staff Attorney, Institute for Energy and the Environment
Assistant Professor of Law
Clinic Director

Expertise: Food Law and Policy

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Staff Attorney, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Endangered Species; Environmental Enforcement and Regulation; Environmental Litigation and Mediation

Erin Jacobsen, Vermont Law School
Staff Attorney, South Royalton Legal Clinic
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Immigration Law; Juvenile Law; Family Law; Human Rights; International Human Rights

Mark James, Vermont Law School
Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Energy and the Environment
Assistant Professor of Law
Jessica Scott
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: International Environmental Law; Air Pollution; Environmental Justice; Administrative Law

Joe Brennan, Vermont Law School
Director, Academic Success Program
Assistant Professor of Law

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

Staff Attorney, South Royalton Legal Clinic
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Family Law

Faculty Director, Online Learning
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: Legal Writing

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Assistant Professor of Law

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

Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic
Co-Director, Water and Justice Program
Assistant Professor of Law

Expertise: Environmental Justice; Environmental Advocacy; Clean Water Act; NEPA - National Environmental Policy Act; Client Counseling; Clinical Legal Education; Environmental Enforcement and Regulation

Emily Spiegel, Vermont Law School
Assistant Professor of Law
Associate Dean for Environmental Programs
Director, Environmental Law Center
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: Climate Change; Food Law and Policy; Environmental Law; Environmental Justice; Transportation

Director, Career Services
Lorraine Atwood, Vermont Law School
Vice President for Finance
Manager of Operations, Financial Aid
Audio Visual Technician
General Maintenance Supervisor
Courtney Collins, Vermont Law School
Assistant Director
ILS Systems Administrator
Web Developer and Technology Projects Manager
Senior Network Administrator
Kim Evans, Vermont Law School
Chief of Staff
Student Services Advisor
General Maintenance Carpenter
Acquisitions Assistant
Senior Payroll and Benefits Administrator
Assistant Registrar
General Maintenance Technician
Michele LaRose, Vermont Law School
Access Services and Interlibrary Loan Librarian
Monica Litzelman
Litigation Paralegal and Clinic Educator
Anne Linehan, Environmental Law Center
Associate Director
Assistant Director of Student Affairs and Fitness Center Manager
Amy McDowell, Vermont Law School
Bookstore Manager
Sharon Mee, Vermont Law School
Office Manager
John Miller, Vermont Law School
Vice President for Enrollment Management, Marketing and Communications
Adjunct Faculty

Expertise: Restorative Justice

Program Manager, Academic Success
Accounts Receivable Bookkeeper
Assistant to the Director
Ed Pelton, Vermont Law School
Programmer/Analyst Supervisor
Senior Accountant
Rhonda Murphy, Vermont Law School
Serials Assistant
Serials and Access Services Supervisor
Admissions Counselor
Chenfang Yang, Vermont Law School
Electronic Resources and Technology Librarian
Admissions Coordinator
Shirley Hoeppner-Crawford, Vermont Law School
Senior Admissions Counselor
Katie Merrill, Vermont Law School
Admissions Outreach Manager
William Schulte
Assistant Director, U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law
Adjunct Faculty
Hannah Morris, Vermont Law School
Alumni Outreach Manager
Systems Engineer
General Manager of Information Technology
Director of Academic Procedures and Registrar
Mary Welz
Vice President for the Offices of Alumni Relations and Development
Executive Assistant to the Dean and President
Process Architect & System Analyst
Admissions Counselor
Melissa Harwood, Vermont Law School
Director of Alumni Affairs
Rebecca Milaschewski
Executive Assistant
Marketing Manager
Financial Aid Counselor
Executive Assistant to the Vice Dean of Faculty
Associate Director, Career Services
Jennifer Lawrence, Vermont Law School
IT Helpdesk & AV Assistant
Staff Representative, Vermont Law School Board of Trustees
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Assistant Director
Director, Financial Aid
Accounts Payable Bookkeeper
Natalia May, Vermont Law School
CLIC Coordinator
Elijah Gleason, Vermont Law School
Career Services Specialist
Lihlani Skipper, Vermont Law School
Associate Director
Erin Webster-Chambers, Vermont Law School
Program Coordinator and Dean’s Office Administrative Assistant
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Adjunct Faculty
LLM Fellow, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic
Simon Willbanks, Vermont Law School
Admissions Counselor
Nicholas McInerney, Vermont Law School
Associate Director of Admissions
Web Content Specialist & Marketing Coordinator
Karen Henderson, Vermont Law School
Creative Designer
Multimedia Production Manager
Claire Child, Vermont Law School
Program Manager
SalesForce Administrator and Developer
Bethany Kent, Vermont Law School
Operations Coordinator
Clinical Administrative Specialist
Assistant Director, Career Services
Assistant Registrar
Directory Of Foundations
Access Services Assistant
Assistant Director for International Student Services and Admissions
Megan Murray, Vermont Law School
Program Coordinator
LLM Fellow
Staff Attorney
General Maintenance Technician
Grants and Endowment Account
Stephanie Clark, Center for Justice Reform
Assistant Director of the Center for Justice Reform
Kasa Wahl-Losee, VLS
Senior Instructional Designer
Sue Folger - IEE, Vermont Law School
Executive Assistant to the President and Dean
Genevieve Byrne - VLS Energy Institute
Staff Attorney, Farm & Energy Initiative
Institute for Energy and the Environment
Associate Dean for Environmental Programs
Director, Environmental Law Center
Associate Professor of Law

Expertise: Climate Change; Food Law and Policy; Environmental Law; Environmental Justice; Transportation

Program Coordinator for Alumni Relations
Assistant Director of Data Operations and Annual Fund Manager
Claire Andrews
Program Coordinator