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 Fellows

 

 

Jerveyhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=459JerveyEnergy and Climate Media Fellow<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Jervey_Ben.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Ben JerveyGP0|#c16977de-d127-442c-843f-44ae857f1039;L0|#0c16977de-d127-442c-843f-44ae857f1039|Fellow;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Jervey,BenjaminBen is a writer and editor covering climate, energy, and environment, and has joined the Institute as Climate and Energy Media Fellow. He was the original Environment Editor at GOOD Magazine and his work has appeared regularly in National Geographic News, OnEarth, and DeSmogBlog. He recently worked with the non-profit Focus the Nation to publish an Energy 101 primer. When living in New York City, he wrote a book, The Big Green Apple, on how to live a lower impact life in the city. He graduated with a degree in Environmental Studies from Middlebury College. A bicycle enthusiast, Ben has ridden across the United States and through much of Europe.
Mastorhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=453MastorLLM Global Energy Fellow<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Mastor_Roxana.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Roxana-Andreea MastorGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Mastor, Roxana-AndreeaRoxana-Andreea Mastor received her LL.B degree from the University of Bucharest in Romania. Upon graduation, Roxana has continued her studies at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, graduating in 2013 with an LL.M in International Law. During her studies she has also gained experience in public state institutions, international renowned banks and international law firms. Additionally, her studies and work experience have always worked hand in hand with her extra-curriculum activities ranging from Model United Nations, Model European Union, several positions in law related NGOs to student exchange programs in United States of America.
Schiebhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=457SchiebGlobal Energy Fellow<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Laura%20Schieb.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Laura SchiebGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Schieb, LauraLaura is a Global Energy Fellow, and team leader of the Energy Clinic within the Institute for Energy and the Environment; she is pursuing an LLM in Energy Law. She received her JD from Vermont Law School (VLS) in 2014. While at VLS, Laura considered the nexus between a changing climate and individual and national security, and recognized the role of renewable energy resources to address climate change in a meaningful way. As a law student, Laura contributed to the Middle East Environmental Law project, participated in the Nonprofit Board Fellows Program, served as a student clinician in the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, and interned at the South Royalton Legal Clinic.
Sidortsovhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=465SidortsovSenior Global Energy Fellow<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/R.%20Sidortsov%20fall%202014%20%282%29.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#bc84429d-f6bc-48f9-88a1-ffd79cc210fc;L0|#0bc84429d-f6bc-48f9-88a1-ffd79cc210fc|Distance Learning;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6f;GP0|#27981817-21b8-4cad-834e-6411629898de;L0|#027981817-21b8-4cad-834e-6411629898de|Institute for Energy & The EnvironmentRoman SidortsovGP0|#c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391;L0|#0c2a7fe3f-9c83-4b80-a897-4cdfc9b33391|Adjunct Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Sidortsov,RomanRoman Sidortsov has a diverse international background as an educator, researcher, consultant, and practicing attorney. He has developed and taught law and policy courses ranging from Renewable Energy and Alternative Fuels to Administrative Law at Vermont Law School, Irkutsk State Academy of Law and Economics in Russia, and Marlboro College Graduate School’s MBA in Managing for Sustainability program. Dr. Sidortsov has practiced law in Russia as in-house counsel for an American non-profit organization and in the United States as a transactional attorney. Throughout his career, he has consulted for various international companies on issues involving foreign and comparative law and policy.

 Research Associates

IEE student researchers work on some of the most pressing energy concerns the world faces today, including energy self-reliance, carbon sequestration, and renewable energy sources.

 

 

Bainhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=445BainJD/MERL 2017<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Bain_Kelsey.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Kelsey BainGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Bain, KelseyKelsey graduated from Tulane University where she majored in ecology and evolutionary biology. During her undergraduate career she worked with various non-profits around the New Orleans area. Specifically, after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 she worked with the Audubon Institute in a partnership with US Fish and Wildlife rehabilitating oiled sea turtles and pelicans. She also worked as a lab assistant at the Audubon Center for the Research of Endangered Species assisting with in vitro fertilization techniques for endangered feline species.
Barnowskihttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=446BarnowskiJD 2017<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Barnowski_Sara.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#27981817-21b8-4cad-834e-6411629898de;L0|#027981817-21b8-4cad-834e-6411629898de|Institute for Energy & The Environment;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fSara BarnowskiGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Barnowski, SaraSara graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2010 with a BS in environmental engineering and a minor in environmental public policy. As an undergraduate, Sara helped establish a student-operated laboratory for the production of biodiesel from waste vegetable oil produced on campus. Sara also served as the undergraduate representative on the Energy Education Task Force, which developed and implemented an energy minor at MIT. Sara earned her MS in environmental engineering and science from Stanford University and then worked for the Carbon War Room where she was a member of the Energy Efficiency Operation. Following that, she was a Senior Analyst at CoEfficient, LLC, a start-up company that managed commercial and industrial energy efficiency projects, which used future energy savings to pay for the deployment of high-efficiency technologies. Sara is now pursuing her JD at Vermont Law School with emphasis on energy and natural resources law and business law.
Bennetthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=550BennettResearch Associate<img alt="Erin Bennett, IEE Researcher" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Bennett_Erin_IEEphoto.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Erin BennettGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Bennett,ErinErin earned her undergraduate degree from Ursinus College, where she majored in Physics and Astronomy and minored in Spanish. Erin’s undergraduate career was very research intensive. One of her many research topics led her to develop numerical simulations which modeled the effects of arranging interacting “Rydberg” atoms in particular geometries. This contributed to Erin’s discovery of ranges of experimental parameters that could be particularly useful for controlling the energy exchange among these atoms. After completing her undergraduate career, Erin immediately began her law studies at Vermont Law School. During the summer of 2016, Erin clerked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Her interest in energy law stems from her physics background and she is very pleased to be afforded the opportunity to utilize her research skills in this very important area.
Davishttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=555DavisJD and Master of Energy Regulation and Law<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/Will%20Davis.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Will DavisGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Davis, WillWill graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point with a BS in Resource Management Policy and a minor in Sustainable Energy. During his time at UWSP, Will was the Environmental & Sustainability Issues Director for the Student Government Association and oversaw the inaugural year of the Green Fund, a student fee program dedicated to investing capital in long term, high visibility sustainability and energy projects for campus facilities. He is currently pursuing his JD and MERL degrees at Vermont Law School. His interests in the field include the intersection between U.S. energy policy, utility governance, and climate change mitigation and their combined implications for national security. When not in school, Will enjoys canoeing, coffee, crossword puzzles, and his beloved Green Bay Packers.
Fykeshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=564FykesLLM in Energy Law Candidate 2017<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/LucasFykesPic.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Lucas FykesGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Fykes, LucasLucas graduated with his undergraduate degree from Western Kentucky University with a major in Economics and a minor in Agriculture. Lucas continued his education at the University of Louisville: Brandeis School of Law where he completed his Juris Doctorate. While in law school, Lucas was the recipient of the Donan Energy Fellowship, allowing him to work at the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, where he assisted the General Counsel in analyzing and developing a response to the recently promulgated Clean Power Plan. Lucas also represented his law school in the National Environmental Moot Court Competition at Pace University in 2015. Lucas joined us at Vermont Law School to earn his Energy Law LLM, while expanding his knowledge in the areas of energy regulation and policy.
Huebnerhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=448HuebnerJD/MERL Candidate 2017<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Huebner_Heather.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#27981817-21b8-4cad-834e-6411629898de;L0|#027981817-21b8-4cad-834e-6411629898de|Institute for Energy & The Environment;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fHeather HuebnerGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Huebner, HeatherHeather graduated from Lawrence University in 2011, with a BS in Environmental Studies (Policy Track) and Spanish and an interdisciplinary degree in International Studies (Latin American Politics). She has significant experience in environmental laboratories, including VOC, GRO, DRO, TPH, and MEE preparation and gas chromatography analysis. During an internship with the Legal Atlas, Heather researched international environmental legislation and environmental impact assessments. She also worked as a legal assistant at a small law office before coming to law school. At Vermont Law, she is a JD/MERL candidate for 2017 and pursuing the Business Law Certificate. She is a Co-Chair of the Business Law Society and active in hiking.
Jihttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=463JiJD/MERL 2017<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/WenhuiJi.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Flora Wenhui JiGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Ji, Flora WenhuiFlora graduated from Boston University where she majored in broadcast journalism and minored in Economics. She then joined the Associated Press Beijing bureau before coming to VLS. During her time at AP, Flora contributed to a wide range of stories on corrupted officials, natural disasters, air pollutions and changes in social policies. Flora believes that people's daily life is deeply impacted by what's going on in the energy industry. She wants to learn on how to address climate change through through law and policy. Flora also wants to use her legal skills to advise clients with their environmental and energy issues. Her interests are primarily energy efficiency, renewable energy use and the smart grid. the She is currently pursuing her JD and MERL at Vermont Law School.
Kinghttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=554King<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/King_Russell.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Russell KingGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1King, RussellRussell graduated from St. Lawrence University in 2014 with a BA in Government and Philosophy. During his time at St. Lawrence, Russell was opinions editor of the student publication The Hill News, where he worked to manage a community forum on topics ranging from politics, climate, and justice. Before enrolling at Vermont Law School, he taught at the high school level in upstate New York. Russell seeks to help America transition to a greener and more just future with his education at Vermont Law.
Krickhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=449KrickJD/MERL Candidate 2017<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/ashley_krick.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#27981817-21b8-4cad-834e-6411629898de;L0|#027981817-21b8-4cad-834e-6411629898de|Institute for Energy & The Environment;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fAshleigh KrickGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Krick, AshleighAshleigh Krick graduated in 2014 from James Madison University with a BS in public policy administration with minors in environmental studies and sociology. While at James Madison, Ashleigh conducted research on mountaintop removal, seeking to understand the issue and possible solutions. This research sparked Ashleigh's love and interest for energy law and environmental justice, which brought her to the Institute for Energy and the Environment. Through her education, Ashleigh seeks to address the future of America's ever growing energy demands. Ashleigh is currently pursuing her JD and Masters of Energy Regulation and Law from Vermont Law School.
Melchiorrehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=553MelchiorreResearch Associate<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Michael%20Melchiorre.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Michael MelchiorreGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Melchiorre, MichaelMichael graduated from Ursinus College where he majored in Environmental Studies and minored in Sociology. During his time at Ursinus, Michael conducted research in the Biology Department, focusing on natural pest suppression in agricultural ecosystems to promote a decrease in pesticide use. Upon completion of his undergraduate career, Michael served as an Conservation Specialist for AmeriCorps teaching students about our environment and working to protect endangered species. He is a MELP candidate at Vermont Law School and seeks to use his education to facilitate communication between scientists and policymakers to improve the quality of the environment.
Quinlanhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=546QuinlanResearch Associate<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Quinlan_Amanda.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Amanda QuinlanGP0|#c16977de-d127-442c-843f-44ae857f1039;L0|#0c16977de-d127-442c-843f-44ae857f1039|Fellow;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Quinlan,AmandaAmanda earned her undergraduate degree at Middlebury College, where she majored in International Studies with a focus on Europe. Upon graduation, she received a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to pursue a Master’s degree in Germany. She earned her Master’s in Political Science at Johann-Wolfgang Goethe Universität in Frankfurt am Main. During her studies in Frankfurt, she received an ERASMUS scholarship to attend IEP Sciences Po Lyon. She interned at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (HSFK) and the Cluster of Excellence “The Formation of Normative Orders.” Her focus was on International Relations, specifically transatlantic relations. Amanda is fluent in several languages and is specifically interested in international diplomacy concerning energy dependency.
Rasmussenhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=450RasmussenJD Candidate 2017<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Rasmussen_Leif.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#27981817-21b8-4cad-834e-6411629898de;L0|#027981817-21b8-4cad-834e-6411629898de|Institute for Energy & The Environment;GTSet|#8ed8c9ea-7052-4c1d-a4d7-b9c10bffea6fLeif Cocq RasmussenGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Rasmussen, Leif CocqMr. Rasmussen has a BA in Commercial Law and Business Administration from the University of Southern Denmark. He is undertaking dual enrolment at Vermont Law School for a JD and at the University of Southern Denmark for a Masters of International Security and Law. Leif has clerked for the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development on financing options for retrofitting public and private buildings to become more energy efficient. Leif has further experience in finance and trade, as a visiting researcher at the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School of Economics and interning within the United State Senate. His main interests are in finance and infrastructure security.
Robertshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=556RobertsMasters of Energy Law and Policy Candidate<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Pamela%20Roberts.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Pamela RobertsGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Roberts, PamelaPam has ten years’ experience working with lawyers, IT staff and record managers in a multinational corporation where she developed and managed the electronic discovery program. She spoke at conferences and CLE events about operational challenges and potential solutions to meet U.S. discovery obligations within the U.S., as well as across borders while respecting European privacy laws. Domestic and international attendees and co-panelists included U.S. and European judges, lawyers, data privacy officers, information security experts and IT staff. Pam led international projects to ensure discovery compliance in new and emerging technologies, such as cloud computing, and developed a global information risk management model to proactively identify and mitigate risk. Pam recently completed her B.A. in Social Sciences, which rekindled her interest in world sustainability. She has a particular interest in social justice issues and climate change and will be working as a research associate at the IEE on an environmental justice project as she pursues her Master’s in Environmental Law and Policy. Pam plans to combine the learning and experience she gains at VLS with her background in public speaking to advocate for policy change about climate change and sustainable energy.
Schultzhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=551SchultzResearch AssociateEdward SchultzGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Shultz EdwardEdward graduated from the University of Florida in 2014 with a BA in Sociology and minors in Sustainability Studies and Education. During his time in Gainesville Edward focused on low-income issues, emerging media, and sustainable solutions. His researched focused on the different ways in which individuals view and perceive everyday objects, and how these perceptions are utilized to influence actions and behaviors. Edward is now pursuing both his JD and Master of Energy Regulation and Law at Vermont Law School. As the Founding President of the Energy Law Society at VLS, Edward has expanded opportunities for students interested in energy to be involved on campus and in the community.
Sloanhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=451SloanJD/MERL Candidate 2017<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Sloan_David.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />David SloanGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Sloan, DavidDavid chose Vermont Law School after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has a BA in geological science, with a concentration in earth systems. At Carolina, David worked as a student researcher in seismology where he analyzed structural data received from Greenland and Indonesia. David aspires to work in energy and climate law helping implement alternative energy technologies. He will graduate along with the class of '17 and is working towards a JD and a Master of Energy Regulation and Law.
Steelehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=557SteeleLLM in Energy Law<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Steele_Jason.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Jason SteeleGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Steele, JasonJason served four years as an avionics technician in the United States Air Force before completing his undergraduate degree at California State University, Bakersfield. He majored in History and minored in Economics. Before starting law school, Jason worked as a director of operations at a small lighting company that focused on distributing high-efficiency lighting. In 2013, he enrolled at the University of La Verne College of Law, where he worked on a Master of Public Administration concurrent with his JD. While completing his JD, Jason gained a diverse legal experience at three different externships: The Disability Rights Legal Center; The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California; and The United States Air Force JAG at Los Angeles Air Force Base. He is now working on his Energy Law LLM at Vermont Law School.
Widmayerhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=562WidmayerEnergy Law LLM Candidate 2017<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Widmayer_Amber.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Amber WidmayerGP0|#680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173;L0|#0680dd031-ffe1-44bd-84ba-135d611a2173|Students;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Widmayer_AmberAmber comes to Vermont Law School with an interest in studying policies that will drive a national shift to renewable energy solutions. She is particularly interested in the intersection of renewable energy and water resource issues. Amber most recently worked as a natural resources planner for the State of Maryland’s Critical Area Commission implementing land use laws designed to minimize development impacts on the Chesapeake Bay. She earned a JD with a certificate in environmental law from the University of Maryland School of Law, a MCP with a specialization in land use and environmental planning from the University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Historic Preservation and a BA in psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.