April 12, 2024

Notice of Planned Outage for System Upgrade: Friday April 26th – Saturday April 27th

The Judiciary’s Case Management System, Odyssey (renamed Enterprise Justice with this upgrade), the Public Portal, the Attorney Portal, Vermont Digital Evidence Portal (VDEP), as well as some…more
April 12, 2024

Vacancy Notice for Superior Court Judge - Northwestern Region

The Judicial Nominating Board is seeking applicants for the Superior Court Judge vacancy which will be created by the upcoming retirement of Judge Toor.  The Chief Superior Judge will assign this…more
April 12, 2024

Rules of Public Access to Court Records Meeting May 3, 2024

VERMONT SUPREME COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON RULES FOR PUBLIC ACCESS TO COURT RECORDS Meeting Agenda for May 3, 2024 1. Chair Tomasi: Meeting Opening Announcements and General Discussion. 2.…more
March 20, 2024

Vermont Judiciary Names D. Scott Acus as First Mental Health and the Courts Project Director

The Vermont Judiciary is pleased to announce the selection of D. Scott Acus as the state's first Mental Health and the Courts Project Director. This newly created position arose out of a…more
March 15, 2024

Supreme Court Goes "On the Road" at Vermont Law and Graduate School on March 19

The Vermont Supreme Court is going "On the Road" to hear oral argument at Vermont Law and Graduate School on Tuesday, March 19, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. During the session, the Court will hear oral…more
February 27, 2024

Judiciary Independent Network Project

The Judiciary is currently utilizing the Executive Branch’s Information Technology network. Thanks to one-time funding allocated by the Legislative Branch last year, the Judiciary is Implementing a…more
January 29, 2024

Superior Judge (Environmental Division) - Vermont Judiciary | Statewide

The Judicial Nominating Board is seeking applicants for the Superior Judge vacancy which will be created by the upcoming retirement of Environmental Division Judge Thomas Durkin. The Environmental…more
December 28, 2023

Changes to Vermont Rules of Appellate Procedure Regarding the Printed Case

As of January 1, 2024, appellants will be required to file a printed case for most appeals even in cases where there is an appeal volume. The printed case is a compilation of relevant documents from…more
November 17, 2023

Governor Phil Scott Appoints Five Superior Court Judges

Governor Phil Scott today announced his appointment of five Vermont Superior Court Judges: Benjamin Battles of Waterbury, Susan McManus of Manchester Center, Rachel Malone of South Burlington,…more
March 31, 2023

Be Alert for Potential Jury Scams

The Judiciary has received several calls recently from people concerned about a potential jury scam. Reports indicate that a person is calling and saying he is from the Sheriff’s Office, mentioning…more
September 16, 2022

Vermont Judiciary Establishes Commission on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

New Commission will consider ways to ensure equity practices within the branch In recognition of its constitutional obligation to protect the rights of all Vermonters through access to the courts…more
September 02, 2022

Vermont Judiciary Establishes Commission on Mental Health and the Courts

In recognition of the impact that individuals with mental health issues have on Vermont’s courts and to respond to their needs, the Vermont Supreme Court has recently established the Vermont…more
August 29, 2022

Changes in Vermont Rules Regarding Email Filing, Email Service, and Appellate Filing Periods

By Emily Wetherell On September 6, 2022, several rule changes will go into effect related to email filing, email service, and time deadlines.more
August 17, 2022

Vermont Judiciary Amends Administrative Order 49

Steps Taken to Ease Most Pandemic-Related Restrictionsmore
November 16, 2021

Supreme Court Amends A.O. 49 to Address Eviction Pleading Requirements

The Vermont Supreme Court has further amended Administrative Order 49, which declared a Judicial Emergency on March 16, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.more
August 26, 2021

E-filing in the Supreme Court and Related Education Session

The Supreme Court is live with the Odyssey case management system and electronic filing through Odyssey File & Serve (OFS). There was a remote education session on efiling at the Supreme Court…more
May 12, 2021

Judiciary Introduces New Public Access Terminals

A PAT in the Windham Unit Brattleboro CourthouseAbout the Public Access Terminals After the conclusion of the judicial emergency, visitors to courthouses around the state will notice new public…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