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David Cahill

David Cahill, Adjunct Professor of Law
Adjunct Faculty

JD, University of Minnesota, 2005;
Dartmouth College, 2001

Phone: 802.295.8870


David Cahill joins Vermont Law School in fall 2013 as an Adjunct Professor in the Criminal Law Clinic. He is the Chief Deputy State's Attorney in Windsor County, Vermont, and has prosecuted approximately 2,000 cases there over the past seven years. He currently handles a serious felony caseload ranging from embezzlement to homicide. Professor Cahill specializes in the collection, gathering, and presentation of cellular network-based location evidence and digital communication content evidence (e.g., social media postings, instant message chats, Skype, etc). In the past, Professor Cahill served as a dedicated prosecutor for the Windsor Special Investigations Unit, which handles sex crimes and serious child abuse cases. He graduated from Dartmouth College, Highest Honors in 2001, and received his JD from the University of Minnesota, Cum Laude in 2005. Professor Cahill looks forward to sharing the Vermont criminal trial court experience with his VLS clinic students.