Gov. Scott Signs Law to Protect Vulnerable Adults from Financial Exploitation

News Release — Gov. Phil Scott, Office of the Attorney General, Vermont Legal Aid May 11, 2017 Media Contacts: Rebecca Kelley, Office of the Governor 802.828.6403 [email protected] Natalie Silver, Office of the Attorney General 802.595.8679 [email protected] Jacob Speidel, Senior Citizens Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid 802.495.0496 Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott signed legislation designed […]



Former State Representative Michael Fisher to Join Vermont Legal Aid as Chief Health Care Advocate

News Release — Vermont Legal Aid December 6, 2016 Contact: Eric Avildsen, Executive Director, Vermont Legal Aid [email protected] 802-383-2240 Former state representative Michael Fisher will join Vermont Legal Aid as Vermont’s Chief Health Care Advocate on January 2. Fisher will lead the Office of the Health Care Advocate, which was established by the legislature in […]




Vermont Legal Aid Welcomes 2016 Poverty Law Fellow

News Release — Vermont Legal Aid August 16, 2016 Contact: Eric Avildsen, Executive Director Vermont Legal Aid [email protected] 802-383-2240 Vermont Legal Aid welcomed Mairead C. O’Reilly on August 16 as the 2016 Vermont Poverty Law Fellow. The two-year fellowship is supported by generous donations from Vermont lawyers and law firms to the annual Vermont Bar […]



Law Line Executive Director Thomas F. Garrett Retires

News Release — Vermont Legal Aid August 11, 2016 Contact: Eric Avildsen, Executive Director, Vermont Legal Aid 802.383.2240, [email protected] Tom Garrett, Executive Director, Legal Services Law Line 802.383.2111, [email protected] Thomas F. Garrett, who has served as the executive director of Legal Services Law Line of Vermont (Law Line) since it was formed in 1996, will […]