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Vermont Bar Foundation

Funding Essential Legal Services for Low-Income Vermonters

For over 30 years we’ve helped support Vermonters in need of legal assistance.

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When it comes to your IOLTA account, your choice matters.

"We partner with People's United Bank to improve access to justice."
— Attorneys at Barber & Waxman
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Attorneys at Phillips, Dunn. Shriver, & Carol, P.C.
"We bank on justice at Brattleboro Savings."
— Attorneys at Phillips, Dunn. Shriver, & Carol, P.C.
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Banking with our Prime Partners directs more money to Vermont legal assistance programs, helping more people get the support they need.

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From Legal Aid to Law School Clinics and Domestic Violence Protection, the Foundation has been there for Vermonters in their moments of need. Consider giving your support today!

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Where We Get Our Funding

In addition to gifts, grants, donations, and bequests, our primary source of funding comes from interest on lawyer trust accounts, or IOLTA. When attorneys place client funds in a trust, one of two things happens.

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Current Vermont Poverty Law Fellow

Vermont Poverty Law Fellowship

The Fellowship supports talented young lawyers committed to making the justice system accessible to low-income Vermonters.

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