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Vermont Poverty Law Fellowship

Empower outstanding young attorneys dedicated to expanding legal access for low-income Vermonters.

Since its inception in 2008, the Vermont Poverty Law Fellowship has thrived through generous contributions from law firms, individuals, businesses, and organizations. The fellowship extends two years of crucial support to exceptional young attorneys devoted to enhancing legal access for marginalized Vermonters. Your involvement through a financial contribution can make a lasting difference in fostering justice and equality.

Maya Tsukazaki, 2022-2024 Fellow

The Vermont Bar Foundation is proud to introduce Maya Tsukazaki, our current Poverty Law Fellow.

Vermont Poverty Law Fellowship Campaign

The Vermont Poverty Law Fellowship Campaign is overseen by our Campaign Chair, Bonnie Badgewick, Esq. This annual campaign operates from September through December, aiming to raise awareness about the crucial work of the Poverty Law Fellowship within the legal community and the general public. Simultaneously, the campaign solicits funds to sustain the Fellowship. Thus far, the campaign has successfully garnered over $1,000,000 in contributions from generous individuals, firms and organizations across Vermont.

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