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Vermont Law Review to Examine Future of Lawyers and Legal Profession

April 3, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 3, 2013

CONTACT:  Peter Glenshaw, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School

Office: 802-831-1318, cell: 603-738-8487, home: 603-795-4764, pglenshaw@vermontlaw.edu

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SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt.—Vermont Law Review will host a symposium on Friday, April 5th, 2013, that examines one of the most compelling issues in legal education today-the future of lawyers and the legal profession.

Participants in the symposium include the following:

"Every year, the Vermont Law Review hosts two conferences aimed at addressing some of the most pressing legal issues of the day," said Peter Keays '13 and Editor-in-Chief of Vermont Law Review. "The future of the legal profession is a critical issue, and we are eager to foster a discussion on such a relevant and timely topic. We are delighted to have such a strong group of panelists gathered for this symposium."

The symposium will be held from 12pm - 5pm on Friday, April 5, 2013, in Chase Center at Vermont Law School.  The event is free and open to the public.  The event coincides with Family Visiting Day, which enables parents and family members of current students to attend classes, meet professors, and learn more about Vermont Law School.

Vermont Law Review is a journal of legal scholarship published by Vermont Law School students in consultation with the faculty and administration of Vermont Law School. Its main objectives are to present readers with timely, topical information concerning the legal profession and legal scholarship, and to afford Vermont Law Review members an educational experience, which will hone their skills in research, writing, legal analysis, and leadership.

Vermont Law School will authorize four (4) hours of Vermont CLE credit for this event for $15. Payment is requested by check or cash at the symposium.  Please email lawreview@vermontlaw.edu to indicate your interest in attending the event.

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Vermont Law School, a private, independent institution, has the top-ranked environmental law program and one of the top-ranked clinical training programs in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report. VLS offers a Juris Doctor curriculum that emphasizes public service; two Master's Degrees (Master of Environmental Law and Policy, and Master of Energy Regulation and Law), and three post-JD degrees—LLM in American Legal Studies (for foreign-trained lawyers), LLM in Energy Law, and LLM in Environmental Law. The school features innovative experiential programs and is home to the Environmental Law Center, the South Royalton Legal Clinic, and the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic. For more information, visit www.vermontlaw.edu.

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