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The main VLS directory includes all faculty and staff.


Michelle Nowlin
Summer Scholar 2017

Expertise: Environmental Law; Natural Resources Law and Management

Alanna Ojibway
Program Manager, National Center on Restorative Justice
Jeannie Oliver, Vermont Law School
Staff Attorney, Institute for Energy and the Environment
Professor of Law
VLS Title IX Coordinator
Margaret Olnek, Visiting Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Adjunct Faculty Liaison
Mason Overstreet Headshot
Staff Attorney
Assistant Professor of Law
Professor Pat Parenteau
Senior Counsel, Environmental Advocacy Clinic
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

Accounts Receivable Bookkeeper
Assistant to the Director
Ashley Patton
Director of Advancement Services
Dr. Lindsey Pointer
Associate Director, National Center on Restorative Justice
Assistant Professor

Expertise: Restorative Justice

Brian Porto
Assistant Director, Legal Writing Program
Professor of Law

Expertise: Sports Law; Appellate Advocacy; Legal Writing

Multimedia Production Manager
Endowment & Grants Accountant
Professor Sarah Reiter, Director of Online Learning
Assistant Professor of Law

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

Managing Director of the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Associate Professor
Professor of Law, Vermont Law School

Expertise: Land Use Law; State and Government Law

Immigration Staff Attorney
Assistant Professor
Ken Rumelt in front of the White River.

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

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

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