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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.

21/22 ATJ Campaign Donations to Date


Emily Kenyon, 2020-2022 Fellow

The Vermont Bar Foundation is proud to introduce Emily Kenyon, our new Poverty Law Fellow.

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.


  • Bonnie Badgewick, Esq.
  • Fritz Langrock, Esq.

Campaign Cabinet

  • Addison County – Will Vasiliou, Esq.
  • Bennington County – Sarah Wilson, Esq.
  • Caledonia County,Essex & Orleans Counties
  • Chittenden County – Renee Mobbs, Esq. and David Scherr, Esq.
  • Franklin & Grand Isle Counties
  • Lamoille County
  • Rutland County
  • Washington County
  • Windham County – James Valente, Esq.
  • Windsor/Orange Counties –
  • Judges – Hon. Tom Carlson
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