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Kenneth R. Kreiling

Professor Emeritus of Law

LLM, Harvard University, 1976;
JD, University of Wisconsin, 1966;
MA, University of Wisconsin, 1967;
AB, Marquette University, 1963

Phone: 802-831-1286


Professor Kenneth Kreiling specializes in the area of scientific and expert evidence. The courses he has taught at Vermont Law School include Civil Procedure, Evidence, and Law and Science.

He earned his AB degree in philosophy, literature, and mathematics at Marquette University in 1963; his JD degree in 1966 and MA degree in sociology of law in 1967, both from the University of Wisconsin; and his LLM degree from Harvard University in 1976. Between 1965 and 1967, he served as a research associate at the University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Law and Poverty and also as a Russell Sage Fellow. From 1967 to 1974, he practiced law with the New Haven Legal Assistance Association in Connecticut, first as a Reginald Heber Smith Fellow and then as senior attorney. He was appointed as a teaching fellow at Harvard Law School from 1974 to 1976, leaving to join the VLS faculty. From 1983 to 1984, he served as a visiting senior fellow at National University of Singapore Law School. Professor Kreiling served as a member of and reporter for the Vermont Federal District Court Advisory Committee on Reduction of Delay and Expense and currently serves on the successor advisory committee in the same capacities. He has been a member of the Vermont Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education Committee, a trustee of the Vermont Municipal Law Center, and a member of and legal counsel to several governmental and nonprofit boards in the land use planning and cultural affairs areas. He is currently the reporter for the Vermont Supreme Court's Advisory committees on the Rules of Evidence.