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Brian Porto

Professor of Law

JD, Indiana University, 1987;
PhD, Miami University, 1979;
BA, University of Rhode Island, 1974

Phone: 802-831-1144
Email: bporto@vermontlaw.edu

Awards and Affiliations

Affiliations

Leadership and Service

  • Coordinator of Appellate Advocacy, Vermont Law School, 2008 - current.
  • Coach of National Moot Court Team, Vermont Law School, 2008 - current.
  • Deputy Director, Sports Law Institute, Vermont Law School, 2011 - current.
  • Commentator, Vermont Public Radio, 2004-present. Commentaries are primarily about legal and social issues in sport.
  • Board Member, National Institute for Sports Reform, Selkirk, NY, 2003.
  • Editor, Vermont Law Digest (an online summary of significant rulings by state and federal courts and state agencies in Vermont), Vermont Bar Association, Montpelier, VT, 1995.
  • Chair, Publications Committee, Vermont Bar Association, Montpelier, VT, 1997-1999.
  • Editor, Practice Series Manual: Real Estate, Vermont Bar Association, Montpelier, VT, 1996.
  • Editor, Practice Series Manual: Domestic Relations, Vermont Bar Association, Montpelier, VT, 1995.
  • Author of newspaper op-ed commentaries about state and national politics.
  • Member, American Bar Association.
  • Member, American Political Science Association.
  • Member, Vermont Bar Association.
  • Member, Indiana Bar Association.
  • Member, The Drake Group (formally National Alliance for College Athletics Reform).  Elected to Executive Committee, July 2012.
  • Member, Legal Writing Institute.