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Lori Jensen

Executive Director
90 Beech Street
Essex Junction, VT 05452






2021 officers


Susan McManus


Past President:

Emily Tredeau


Dan Stevens



Kasey Emmons


Mary Kay Lanthier


Public Defender Rep:

Chris Davis


At-Large Directors:


(3-year terms expiring 2022)

David Silver

Frank Twarog


(3-year terms expiring 2023)

Gary Apfel

Paul Volk


(3-year terms expiring 2023)

Stephanie Foley

Dan McManus





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Message from VTACDL 2019 President Josh O'Hara:

The Vermont Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (VTACDL) aims to provide assistance and support you as a criminal defense attorney, offering a unified voice in the State of Vermont. We hope you will consider joining your colleagues.



As a member of VTACDL, you will receive reduced registration rates for our CLEs, letters from the President, bi-annual newsletters, legislative updates and other pertinent information. Your VTACDL membership will allow you three listings on the attorney referral pages on our website, and help you to keep abreast of industry issues, network with colleagues, acquire CLE credits and more. You can participate in the VTACDL Listserv that is used by members to communicate with each other with questions, contacts, collaboration, etc.


Membership dues

$150 for sustaining members (listed in our website and newsletter)

$100 members practicing five or more years

$75 for members practicing less than 5 years

$50 for public defenders

There is some scholarship money available upon request. Contact the VTACDL office at vtacdl@gmail.com.

You can now easily pay your membership ONLINE with our secure automated system or send your completed application (if you are a new member) and membership dues payable to "VTACDL" to the VTACDL office.

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