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Lori Jensen

Executive Director
90 Beech Street
Essex Junction, VT 05452






2024 officers


Jordana Levine


Past President:

Chris Davis





Kasey Emmons


Mary Kay Lanthier


Public Defender Rep:



At-Large Directors:


(3-year terms expiring 2025)

Devin McLaughlin

Dan McManus


(3-year terms expiring 2026)

David Silver

Frank Twarog


(3-year terms expiring 2027)

Gary Apfel

Josh O'Hara







Click here for a membership application or fill out the online membership form below.


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, e-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 DATABASE that is used by members to communicate with each other with questions, contacts, collaboration, etc.


Membership dues

$200 for sustaining members (listed on our website and e-newsletter)

$150 for staff attorney members 

$75 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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