Welcome to the VBA Pulse
2019 Annual Meeting
A bonus to Autumn in Vermont?
Why yes!
It's the VBA Annual Meeting!

Date: September 26 & 27, 2019
Location: Hilton Burlington
Credits: 8.0 total MCLE (incl. 4.5 ethics)

View our meeting flyer HERE - updates are being added daily, so check back often!
BASIC SKILLS in VT Practice & Procedure
Whether you're newly licensed in Vermont, an attorney toying with adding a new skill to your practice, or you'd just like to refresh your knowledge with updates on the basics, this is the program for you.

Date: September 26, 2019
Location: Hilton Burlington
Credits: 6.0 (includes 1.0 ethics)

Do you need overnight accommodations? Click here for our discount rate! or call 1-877-241-6725 and let them know you're with the Vermont Bar Association's 2019 meeting
(rates are good for Basic Skills and Annual Meeting)

3rd Annual Lawyers Fighting Hunger Food Drive
September has been designated Hunger Action Month in Vermont. The Attorney General's Office, in collaboration with the Vermont Foodbank and Vermont Bar Association, is proud to announce its 3rd Annual Lawyers Fighting Hunger Food Drive. This successful event has raised over $28,000 & collected over 7,000 food items in the past two years, which went directly to the Vermont Foodbank.
This year's event will run from September 9th through September 20th.
CLICK HERE for a letter from Attorney General T.J. Donovan with more information and the sign-up sheet for your office.
Constitution Day 2019
Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society
Join us for the 4th Annual Constitution Day Panel Presentation at Vermont Law School on Monday, September 16 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. The focus will be “Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society” - and a free pocket Constitution, too!
Interested in writing an article for the next Vermont Bar Journal?
Contact Jennifer Emens-Butler at jeb@vtbar.org for more information

Or maybe you'd like to review a book for the next edition?
Check out our available titles here ,
and contact us at info@vtbar.org
from programs at our recent
Mid-Year Meeting

Implicit Bias Plenary Session
Bankruptcy & Student Loans
Basics of Cannabis Business Law
Food & Beverage Law
Probate 101
Criminal Law 101
Land Use 101

To access our Digital Library, click here

Vermont Tax Law Update, Oct 28, 2019 - Delta Hotels Marriott
Real Estate Law Day, Nov 14, 2019 - Hilton Burlington
Bankruptcy Holiday CLE & Luncheon, Dec. 6, 2019 - Killington Grand Resort
YLD Mid-Winter Thaw, Jan 17-18, 2020 - Omni Mont-Royal Hotel, Montreal
VBA Mid-Year Meeting & Basic Skills, March 26 & 27, 2020 - Hilton Burlington
VBA Tech Conference, May 14, 2020 - Hilton Burlington
Elder Law Day, May 19, 2020 - Delta Hotels Marriott
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Find your next career at the Vermont Bar Association
Check back frequently as new jobs are posted every day.

To post a job opportunity on our website, click HERE .

The VBA offers a great service to its members! We can publish your law firm announcements to our legal community. Announcements may include law firm name changes, new partners, and location changes. This service offers our members a significant savings by eliminating the need to print & mail announcements. It also helps our members keep informed of changes in our legal community. And it helps keep our planet just a little greener!

To submit an announcement, Click HERE
ABA Books for Bars Program

13 brand new books and eBooks across different legal specialties, and our members can use their exclusive 15% discount code on any of them. Each month, ABA Publishing delivers expert titles to help attorneys achieve their ambitions: 

Shop at the ABA bookstore www.ababooks.org. Use the VBA purchase Promo Code PAB9EVTB when making your purchase and the 15% discount will be
applied to your total.
YOUR online community!

Don't forget about this valuable member benefit. Join any of our online communities and stay CONNECTED.

To access VBA Connect, click HERE

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T he VBA is pleased to announce the introduction of Healthiest You:

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Contact Tim Clain at Pinnacle Financial Corporation for enrollment information:
802-773-2617 Ext 202 - tclain@pfcbenefits.com

Technology Consultants, Inc ., the Vermont Bar Association's office IT support company, offers our members a $20 discount on their hourly non-contract work. I'm sure you've met Mike Servidio at one of our meetings or our Tech Show. We have been fortunate to have TCI on our side providing the VBA office with excellent support and services. Give Mike a call at 1-802-865-4409 or visit tcivtnet for more information.