Vermont Poverty Law Fellowship
Supporting exceptional young attorneys as they work to increase legal access for low-income Vermonters.
The Vermont Poverty Law Fellowship was launched in 2008. It is funded by generous contributions from more than 300 law firms, individual attorneys, corporations and organizations. The Fellowship provides two years of support to exceptional young attorneys who work to increase legal access for low-income Vermonters.
Jill Rudge, 2018-2020 Fellow
The Vermont Bar Foundation is proud to introduce Jill Rudge, our new Poverty Law Fellow.
Previous Vermont Poverty Law FellowsMairead O'Reilly
2016-2018 FellowKatelyn Atwood
2014-2016 FellowJay Diaz
2012-2014 FellowJessica Radbord
2010-2012 FellowGrace Pazdan
Vermont Access to Justice Campaign
The Vermont Access to Justice Campaign Committee is a group of volunteer lawyers from around the state, led by co-Chairs, who work together to raise funds for the Fellowship. To date, the ATJ Campaign Committee has raised more than $1,000,000.
- Gary Karnedy
- Robert McClallen
- Addison County – Benjamin Deppman
- Bennington County – Peter Lawrence & Sarah Wilson
- Caledonia County,Essex & Orleans Counties – Laura Wilson
- Chittenden County – Joe Farnham & Liz Miller
- Franklin & Grand Isle Counties – Judge Joseph
- Lamoille County – Ashley Taylor
- Rutland County – Jack Facey & Kate Thomas
- Washington County – Erick Titrud & Jon Valsangiacomo
- Windham County – Tom Costello
- Windsor/Orange Counties – Matt Birmingham
- Judges – Hon. Sam Hoar