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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.

Maya Tsukazaki, 2022-2024 Fellow

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

Vermont Access to Justice Campaign

The Vermont Access to Justice Campaign Committee is a group of volunteers from around the state, led by a committee chair, who work together to raise funds for the Fellowship. To date, the ATJ Campaign Committee has raised more than $1,000,000.

Campaign Chair

  • Bonnie Badgewick, Esq.

Campaign Cabinet

  • Addison County – Will Vasiliou, Esq.
  • Bennington County – Al Dean, Esq.
  • Caledonia County,Essex & Orleans Counties
  • Chittenden County – Renee Mobbs, Esq. and David Scherr, Esq.
  • Franklin & Grand Isle Counties – Harry Parker, Esq.
  • Lamoille County
  • Rutland County – Erin Gallivan, Esq.
  • Washington County – Gavin Boyles, Esq.
  • Windham County – Kevin Rogers, Esq.
  • Windsor/Orange Counties – Sarah North, Esq.
  • Judges – Hon. Tom Carlson
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