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Reed Elizabeth Loder

Professor of Law

JD, University of Connecticut, 1983;
PhD, Boston University, 1979;
MA, Boston University, 1977;
AB, Boston University, 1969

Phone: 802-831-1293

Awards and Affiliations


  • Fellow, National Institute for Teaching of Ethics and Professionalism (NIFTEP Fellow), 2006-2007


Teaching at VLS:

Professor at Vermont Law School since 1989; tenured since 1993.

Leadership and Service:

  • New Hampshire Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics, 2001-present.
  • Numerous pro bono consulting, counseling, and drafting services on ethics issues including conflict of interest, ethics policies, and applied and professional ethics, since 1989.


  • Legal ethics commentator on New Hampshire Supreme Court impeachment trial, New Hampshire Public Television and Radio, 2000.
  • Visiting Professor Dartmouth College, co-taught "Ethics in the Professions,” 1990 - 1993.
  • Part-time piecework in general litigation firm of Peckham, Lebel, Casey and Tye, Boston, 1985-87.
  • Professor of research and writing, Boston College Law School, 1984-89.
  • Clerk, The Hon. Thomas P. Smith, U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Bridgeport, CT 1983-1984.
  • Bar Memberships: Supreme Judicial Court, MA since 1984; U.S. District Court, S. District CT since 1984; CT Superior Court since 1983.