October 15, 2018

Bench & Bar Tour Seeks Input on Vermont’s Court System

It isn’t often you see the chief justice of the Vermont Supreme Court, the presiding judge of county Superior Court, the leaders of the state and county bar associations, other judges and local attorneys, and the state’s attorney in the same room.

But that’s what occurred Wednesday evening at the Bennington Free Library as part of the “Bench & Bar Listening Tour,” which represents the joint vision of Chief Justice Paul Reiber and Vermont Bar Association President Gary Franklin.

The idea is to invite the public in each county to share impressions of the courts and the legal system and learn what resources are or aren’t available locally to assist residents with legal needs.

Read the full story at vtdigger.org