July 09, 2020

Next Generation Case Management System Update - July 2020

Stay up-to-date with the Vermont Judiciary’s Next Generation Case Management System initiative. This newsletter includes an updated timeline and project status:…more
June 26, 2020

Odyssey File and Serve and Public Portal Demo Videos Available

Two demo videos are now available for Odyssey File and Serve and using the Public Portal. The videos can be watched below or on the…more
June 22, 2020

Information regarding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Court Operations

Information about COVID-19 and court operations can now be found at the page below: COVID-19 and Court Operations more
June 19, 2020

Assistant Judge and Long-Tenured Public Servant Otto Trautz Passes Away

Otto D. Trautz, one of Vermont's longest-tenured and best-loved public servants, passed away on June 4, 2020. Trautz faithfully served Vermonters for five decades in various roles in state government…more
June 16, 2020

Vermont Chief Justice named to lead task force on improving state court responses to people with mental health issues

Williamsburg, Va., June 16, 2020 – Vermont Chief Justice Paul L. Reiber and New York Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks have been named co-chairs of the newly formed National Judicial Task…more
June 11, 2020

E-Filing Training Opportunities

In October 2020, the Chittenden, Bennington, Rutland and Addison Units and the Environmental Court will begin using Odyssey File & Serve for e-filing. Court users in these regions and across the…more
May 29, 2020

Vermont Courts to Begin Expanding Operations on June 1st

On Monday, June 1st, courts will begin a gradual expansion of operations to include the hearing of non-emergency matters. The expansion of operations across units and divisions will occur at…more
May 20, 2020

Former Vermont Supreme Court Justice Ernest W. Gibson III Passes Away at Age 92

Justice Ernest W. Gibson III, a beloved member of the Vermont legal community, passed away on May 17, 2020, at age 92. He will be remembered as a distinguished jurist dedicated to Vermont. Justice…more
May 19, 2020

Attention Electronic Filers: Supplemental and Division Specific E-Filing User Guides Now Available

Attention Electronic Filers: Supplemental and division specific e-filing user guides are available on our website. Visit the more
May 14, 2020

Vermont Judiciary Issues Blueprint For Expansion of Court Operations

On May 13, 2020, the Vermont Supreme Court approved the recommendations contained in a Report that is the Judiciary’s blueprint for expanding operations in the context of the COVID-19 Coronavirus…more
April 14, 2020

Electronic filing in Orange, Windsor and Windham units begins APRIL 20, 2020; at the Judicial Bureau APRIL 27, 2020

Electronic Filing in the new system called Odyssey File and Serve ("OFS") begins on April 20, 2020. Attorneys filing in Windsor, Windham, and Orange counties must now e-file all filings in all…more
March 01, 2020

Windham, Windsor and Orange County Superior Courts Transitioning to Odyssey

On Friday, February 28, the Superior Courts in Windham, Windsor and Orange Counties transitioned to Odyssey, a new electronic case management system. In Windham, Windsor and Orange Counties the…more
February 19, 2020

Supreme Court Goes "On the Road"

Supreme Court Goes "On the Road" at Vermont Law School on March 4  more
February 18, 2020

Notices About Class Action Settlement in Kent v R.L. Vallee Case (VT Fuel Settlement)

The Chittenden Civil Division has been receiving inquiries about whether the notices regarding the class action settlement in Kent v R.L. Vallee, Docket No. 617-6-15 Cncv, are legitimate. The …more
January 24, 2020

eFiling Webinars Begin March 10th

Starting March 10, 2020, Tyler Technologies will offer online training sessions on how to electronically file documents in the Windham, Windsor and Orange courts once Odyssey File & Serve is…more
December 05, 2019


Governor Phil Scott has named Judge William “Bill” Cohen of Rutland to the Vermont Supreme Court after serving 20 years as a Superior Court judge with distinction.more
November 05, 2019

Vermont Supreme Court Declaration of Access to Justice Month

Whereas, the Conference of Chief Justices and the Conference of State Court Administrators have long recognized that the promise of equal justice is not realized for individuals and families who have…more
October 02, 2019

Governor Phil Scott Announces Two Superior Court Judges

Governor Phil Scott today announced the appointments of Kerry Ann McDonald-Cady of Dover and Lisa Warren of Waterford to the Superior Court, which is the state’s trial court consisting of civil,…more
September 12, 2019

Constitution Day Panel Presentation

The Vermont Supreme Court and the Vermont Bar Association are pleased to host a Constitution Day Panel Presentation, featuring a panel of Vermont Supreme Court Justices, Vermont Superior Court Trial…more
August 22, 2019

New Registration Process For Media Organizations and Individuals

The Vermont Supreme Court has approved a registration process for news media organizations and individuals who seek to use devices to record or transmit in Vermont courts.more