Barryhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=5BarryMargaret Martin BarryAssociate Dean for Clinical and Experiential ProgramsProfessor of Law<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/barry_margaret.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />JD, University of Minnesota Law School, 1980BA, Luther College, 1975802-831-1036She was previously a professor at Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America. Professor Barry has published in the areas of clinical teaching and family law, and has served on numerous professional panels discussing clinical teaching and legal representation. She served as chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Clinical Legal Education and as president of the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA). Both the AALS Clinical Section and CLEA are the leading professional organizations for clinical legal educators in the United States. <br> <br>She served as co-president of the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) from 2008 to 2010. Professor Barry also served as vice chair of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Standards Review Committee from 2008 through 2011, and previously served as a member of the committee; she has also served on the Section's Nominations Committee and Clinical Skills Committee, and has served on a number of Section's law school site evaluations. She was a member of the Board of Editors of the Clinical Law Review from 2008-2013. In addition to her academic activities, she has co-chaired the D.C. Bar's Family Law Section and its Family Law Representation Committee, has been active in developing pro bono and pro se services for D.C. residents who have limited access to legal representation, and has served on committees and working groups addressing domestic violence and domestic relations issues. She serves on the Access to Justice Coalition and the Supreme Court's Self-Represented Litigants Committee, and she collaborates with the Vermont Bar Association on the joint law school VBA incubator project for recent law school graduates. Professor Barry graduated magna cum laude from Luther College and received her JD degree in 1980 from the University of Minnesota. After working on Capitol Hill and doing pro bono representation for several years, she joined the faculty of CUA's Columbus Community Legal Services (CCLS) in 1987. She taught in CCLS's Families and the Law Clinic since its inception in 1993. She also taught Family Law at CUA and the Litigation Process in CUA's American Law Institute in Krakow, Poland. In summer 2005, she taught as a Fulbright senior specialist at NALSAR Law University in Hyderabad, India, and lectured as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Montenegro in spring 2007. At VLS, she has taught mediation, Civil Procedure I and II, and supervised students in the Externship program. Professor Margaret Martin Barry came to Vermont Law School as a visiting professor and associate dean for clinical and experiential programs in 2011 and joined the regular faculty in 2012GP0|#16b0aca1-8a29-4325-ac60-e97b31c9ccde;L0|#016b0aca1-8a29-4325-ac60-e97b31c9ccde|Domestic Violence;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#fc6e793c-fb1c-499e-a89c-9d813ffa09fd;L0|#0fc6e793c-fb1c-499e-a89c-9d813ffa09fd|Family Law and Adoption;GP0|#8e206ee9-1267-4189-b378-b8a33a45ad76;L0|#08e206ee9-1267-4189-b378-b8a33a45ad76|Clinical Legal EducationGP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Civil Procedure I; Civil Procedure II; Dispute Resolution Seminar: Interviewing, Counseling, and Negotiation; Mediation; Externships, South Royalton Legal Clinic

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              Dreamscapes: Descendants of Slaves Past, Present and FutureDreamscapes: Descendants of Slaves Past, Present and Future<div class="ExternalClassF2665A73DBE84DB3802284891A03446B"><p>​<em>Dreamscapes: Descendants of Slaves Past, Present and Future</em>, 40 U. TOL. L. REV. 667 (2009)</p></div>http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1424635288Publication
              Justice Education and the Evaluation Process: Crossing BordersJustice Education and the Evaluation Process: Crossing Borders<div class="ExternalClassE35002493D02470C83F04353C44F5954"><p>​<em>Justice Education and the Evaluation Process: Crossing Borders</em>, 28 WASH. U. J.L. & POL'Y 195 coauthored with Martin Geer, Catherine F. Klein, and Ved Kumari</p></div>http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1122063289Publication
              The Clinical Legal Education Movement: Observations for New TeachersThe Clinical Legal Education Movement: Observations for New Teachers<div class="ExternalClass325E6D2B8FE6433A96C0F0A60EFB548E"><p>​<em>The Clinical Legal Education Movement: Observations for New Teachers</em>, Keynote Address, AALS New Clinical Teachers Conference, June 2008, SSRN, and in the AALS SECTION ON CLINICAL LEGAL EDUCATION NEWSLETTER, Volume 2008, Issue 2 </p></div>http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1265107290Publication
              Clinical Legal Education in the Law University: Goals and ChallengesClinical Legal Education in the Law University: Goals and Challenges<div class="ExternalClass8E4C0D1D7B64479CAD94BC7B78636445"> ​<em>Clinical Legal Education in the Law University: Goals and Challenges</em>, 11 INT'L J. CLIN. LEGAL ED. 27 (2007).​ </div>http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1133551291Publication
              Clinical Legal Education for This Millennium: The Third WaveClinical Legal Education for This Millennium: The Third Wave<div class="ExternalClass17CD2831C0F24718B22E5481C69A8AD2"><p>​<em>Clinical Legal Education for This Millennium: The Third Wave</em>, with Jon C. Dubin and Peter A. Joy, 7 CLIN. L. REV. 1 (2000)</p></div>292Publication
              Accessing Justice: Are Pro Se Clinics a Reasonable Response to the Lack of Pro Bono Legal Services and Should Law School Clinics Conduct Them?Accessing Justice: Are Pro Se Clinics a Reasonable Response to the Lack of Pro Bono Legal Services and Should Law School Clinics Conduct Them?<div class="ExternalClassBFC166116015414F887BBBBAA59DA040"><p>​<em>Accessing Justice: Are Pro Se Clinics a Reasonable Response to the Lack of Pro Bono Legal Services and Should Law School Clinics Conduct Them? </em>67 FORDHAM L. REV. 1897 (1999)</p></div>293Publication
              The District of Columbia's Joint Custody Presumption: Misplaced Blame and Simplistic SolutionsThe District of Columbia's Joint Custody Presumption: Misplaced Blame and Simplistic Solutions<div class="ExternalClass9E085449E4CD48BF9E4C9F0C2C612257"><p>​<em>The District of Columbia's Joint Custody Presumption: Misplaced Blame and Simplistic Solutions</em>, 46 CATH. U. L. REV. 801 (1997)</p></div>294Publication
              The Downside of Benign IntentThe Downside of Benign Intent<div class="ExternalClass9D4610C69B56493399F19DF397E28008"><p>​<em>The Downside of Benign Intent</em>, 5 AM. U. J. GENDER & L. 1 (1997)</p></div>295Publication
              Clinical Supervision: Walking That Fine LineClinical Supervision: Walking That Fine Line<div class="ExternalClass32AC3F8CC77C446590548C45590D0AAA"><p>​<em>Clinical Supervision: Walking That Fine Line</em>, 2 CLIN. L. REV. 137 (1995)</p></div>296Publication
              Protective Order Enforcement: Another PirouetteProtective Order Enforcement: Another Pirouette<div class="ExternalClass8A655ADBA1FD49DC8055B6BD974B33A0"><p>​<em>Protective Order Enforcement: Another Pirouette</em>, 6 HASTINGS WOMEN'S L.J. 339 (1995)</p></div>297Publication
              A Question of Mission: Catholic Law School's Domestic Violence ClinicA Question of Mission: Catholic Law School's Domestic Violence Clinic<div class="ExternalClassBAFCFBAF99704A869D0FF9FA34A6A8A4"><p>​<em>A Question of Mission: Catholic Law School's Domestic Violence Clinic</em> 38 HOW. L.J. 135 (1994)</p></div>298Publication
              Mediation in Montenegro: Considerations for Implementing the New Family Law StatuteMediation in Montenegro: Considerations for Implementing the New Family Law Statute<div class="ExternalClass5B3361889D894D7DA033594B777A5434"> ​<em>Mediation in Montenegro: Considerations for Implementing the New Family Law Statute</em> (forthcoming).​ </div>299Publication
              The Role of National and Regional Clinical Organizations in the Global Clinical MovementThe Role of National and Regional Clinical Organizations in the Global Clinical Movement<div class="ExternalClassACF871133F25498C9019AC75953A59A2"> ​"The Role of National and Regional Clinical Organizations in the Global Clinical Movement," with Bloch et al. in <em>The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice</em> (Frank Bloch ed., Oxford University Press, 2010).​ </div>300Publication
              Teen Dating Violence (coauthor) in Creative Child Advocacy: Global PerspectivesTeen Dating Violence (coauthor) in Creative Child Advocacy: Global Perspectives<div class="ExternalClass5CBF33150B7E48F5BEF86BE411961A56"><p>​"Teen Dating Violence" (coauthor) in <em>Creative Child Advocacy: Global Perspectives</em> (Brooks and Kumari, eds., Sage Publications, India, 2004)</p></div>301Publication
              Reflective LawyeringReflective Lawyering<div class="ExternalClassE6D0D5B55E0C4E68B676B0E9BD4DD9E8"><p>​"Reflective Lawyering," Chapter 5 in <em>Learning from Practice: A Professional Development Text for Legal Externs, and Teacher's Manual</em>, West 1998, and revised for 2nd edition, West 2007</p></div>302Publication
              D.C. Bar Pro Bono Child Custody Training ManualD.C. Bar Pro Bono Child Custody Training Manual<div class="ExternalClass8FF771626810428A87855BC37E5174C8"><p>​Editor, <em>D.C. Bar Pro Bono Child Custody Training Manual</em>, March 2006</p></div>303Publication
              Status Matters: A Time to ActStatus Matters: A Time to Act<div class="ExternalClassDB647FB1E5FE45158097FED495F95E19"><p>​<em>Status Matters: A Time to Act</em>, SECTION ON CLINICAL LEGAL EDUCATION NEWSLETTER (November 2005)</p></div>304Publication
              Pro Se Pleadings for Unrepresented Litigants in DC Family CourtPro Se Pleadings for Unrepresented Litigants in DC Family Court<div class="ExternalClass9D3E6B47DB25404D81E149DA6F184BE4"><p>​<em>Pro Se Pleadings for Unrepresented Litigants in DC Family Court</em> (2005, revised 2007/8) (Collaboration, Members of the Pleadings Subcommittee of the Family Law Representation Committee) </p></div>305Publication
              Pro Se Custody Clinic Teaching Materials and Parenting Plan Pro Se Custody Clinic Teaching Materials and Parenting Plan <div class="ExternalClass6008C00A21064088A6986DC211ECA6CD"><p>​<em>Pro Se Custody Clinic Teaching Materials and Parenting Plan</em> (April 2004) (Lead in collaboration with members of the Custody Clinic Subcommittee of the Family Law Representation Committee)</p></div>306Publication
              The Statutory Standard in Child Custody Cases and How to Meet ItThe Statutory Standard in Child Custody Cases and How to Meet It<div class="ExternalClass8ED688E70414483FAFDEE86B96548DEC"><p>​"The Statutory Standard in Child Custody Cases and How to Meet It," Chapter 3in <em>District of Columbia Bar Practice Manual </em>(1997)</p></div>307Publication
              A Leap Backward: D.C.'s Child Custody ActA Leap Backward: D.C.'s Child Custody Act<div class="ExternalClass12985B48EE2C4B16A83F268E678799BD"><p>​"A Leap Backward: D.C.'s Child Custody Act," <em>The Washington Lawyer</em> (Nov/Dec 1996)</p></div>308Publication
              A Teacher's Trouble: Risk, Responsibility and RebellionA Teacher's Trouble: Risk, Responsibility and Rebellion<div class="ExternalClassF7C72049D1FD483B977010726A7AF2B8"><p>​<em>A Teacher's Trouble: Risk, Responsibility and Rebellion</em>, 2 CLIN. L. REV. 315 (1995)(Conference Transcript) </p></div>309Publication
              Domestic ViolenceDomestic Violence<div class="ExternalClass85D1C16EA3214FC8A79E3CD98064B41C"><p>​"Domestic Violence," Chapter 12 in <em>District of Columbia Bar Child Custody Training Manual</em>, Second Ed. (with Leslye Orloff) (1995)</p></div>310Publication
              AALS & CLEA NewslettersAALS & CLEA Newsletters<div class="ExternalClassF1214BC66EDD462DB6D4282EA851CC44"> ​Newsletters: As Chair of the AALS Section on Clinical Legal Education, President of the Clinical Legal Education Association, and currently as Co-President of the Society of American Law Schools, I have written, or in the case of SALT, co-written the lead articles in the newsletters issued during my leadership positions. </div>311Publication
              ​Access to Justice: On Dialogues with the Judiciary​Access to Justice: On Dialogues with the Judiciary<div class="ExternalClass93E65D9E1D844E35919B1B4CAF370C61"><div><em>​Access to Justice: On Dialogues with the Judiciary</em>, 29 FORDHAM URB. L. J. 1089 (2002).</div></div>3200Publication

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              Society of American Law Teachers Leadership AwardSociety of American Law Teachers Leadership Award<div class="ExternalClass4C6F8D3A08EF4BFCA878AB0915626D7D"> ​Society of American Law Teachers Leadership Award, January 2010.​ </div>312Award, Honor or Grant
              William Pincus Award William Pincus Award <div class="ExternalClass4D530F734FA74F6990DB9D2D71A1612F"> ​William Pincus Award (outstanding contributions to clinical legal education), January 2009.​ </div>313Award, Honor or Grant
              Watts Empowerment Award Watts Empowerment Award <div class="ExternalClassA9495274277448B39E1B194F33F25A04"> ​​Watts Empowerment Award (WEAVE) (service to the domestic violence community), June 2008. </div>314Award, Honor or Grant
              Outstanding AdvocateOutstanding Advocate<div class="ExternalClass1DD3D32037914B2C86019180E46C0EB9"><p>​Clinical Legal Education Association Outstanding Advocate, 2006 </p></div>315Award, Honor or Grant
              Service to Clinical Legal EducationService to Clinical Legal Education<div class="ExternalClass2EAEC2B9C67A430DACA92737AF2EADD2"><p>​Clinical Legal Education Association, Service to Clinical Legal Education, 1999 </p></div>316Award, Honor or Grant
              ​D.C. Coalition Against Domestic Violence Certificate of Appreciation​D.C. Coalition Against Domestic Violence Certificate of Appreciation<div class="ExternalClass8D0AFFF0E12E48E5B00F75DFC8117AC3"> D.C. Coalition Against Domestic Violence (outstanding service in representing victims of domestic violence), 1989, 1994.​ </div>317Award, Honor or Grant
              US Dept. Health and Human Services Certificate of AppreciationUS Dept. Health and Human Services Certificate of Appreciation<div class="ExternalClass1ACC8E2E53C54E8884A66F6B7F66ACF5"> ​U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, Certificate of Appreciation, 1995.​ </div>318Award, Honor or Grant

               

               

               

               

              Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA)Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA)<div class="ExternalClass0B403148722C4B03BE6247DCACBF24D9"><div>Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA)</div><div><br></div><div>Section on Clinical Legal Education</div><div><br></div><div> - Member since 1995</div><div> - President, 1999</div><div> - Vice-President, 1998</div><div> - Executive Board Member, 1997 to 2003</div><div> - Co-chair, Standards Committee, 2002 to 2005</div><div>​</div><div>Clinicians of Color</div><div><br></div><div> - Member (Founding Member) 1992-Present</div><div><br></div><div>Poverty Law Section</div><div><br></div><div> - Executive Committee Member 1996-1997</div><div> - Co-chair, Annual Meeting Planning Committee, 1996​</div><p><br></p></div>339Affiliation
              Association of American Law Schools (AALS)Association of American Law Schools (AALS)<div class="ExternalClass7D267952AEEF4DA18E88FBB9FB61C6C0"><p>Association of American Law Schools (AALS)</p><ul><li><div style="padding-left:30px;">Section on Clinical Legal Education</div></li><li><div style="padding-left:30px;">Member since 1988</div></li><li><div style="padding-left:30px;">Section Chair, 1998; Chair-Elect, 1997</div></li><li><div style="padding-left:30px;">Immediate Past Chair/Member of the Executive Committee, 1999</div></li><li><div style="padding-left:30px;">Pincus Award Nominating Committee Member, 2000, 2003</div></li><li><div style="padding-left:30px;">Cochair, Planning Committee, AALS Annual Meeting, Clinical Section Program, 1995</div></li><li><div style="padding-left:30px;">Executive Committee Nominating Committee 1992, 1995</div></li></ul></div>340Affiliation
              Clinical Law ReviewClinical Law Review<div class="ExternalClass6A11C1211AB248EF8D5D46BF15201F2A"><p>Clinical Law Review</p><ul><li>Member of the Editorial Board, January 2008-present</li></ul></div>343Affiliation
              Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE)Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE)<div class="ExternalClassD1DB56AFFC5E4F4DB1C42A58C0F73A31"><p>Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE)</p><ul><li>Member, 1999-present</li><li>Planner, Regional Conference, New York, NY, May 2006</li><li>Conference Presenter and Post-Conference Planner and Presenter, Third Worldwide Conference,</li><li>Krakow, Poland, July 2004</li><li>Pre-Conference Workshop Planner and Presenter and Conference Small Group Leader, Inaugural</li><li>Worldwide Conference, Trivandrum, India, December 1999</li></ul></div>344Affiliation
              American Bar Association (ABA)American Bar Association (ABA)<div class="ExternalClassB75EB6E60ECE41539189C95A123B334F"><p>American Bar Association (ABA)</p>ABA Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar<ul><li>ABA Law School Accreditation Site Evaluator, April 2001 ; April 2002; March 2003; March 2005; February 2010</li><li>ABA Foreign Law School Program, Accreditation Site Evaluator, July 2009 and July 2010</li></ul>Standards Review Committee<ul><li>Vice-Chair, 2008-present</li><li>Member, 2004-present</li></ul>Nominating Committee<ul><li>Member, 2002 -2007</li></ul>Clinical and Skills Committee<ul><li>Member, 2003-2005</li></ul></div>345Affiliation
              District of Columbia Bar AssociationDistrict of Columbia Bar Association<div class="ExternalClass8529BE038B3342E9BB5C09263D9329D9"><p>District of Columbia Bar Association (selected activities)</p><ul><li>Family Law Section, 1989-present; Cochair, Steering Committee, 1991-1992</li><li>Member, Family Law Representation Committee (award-winning committee), 1999-2008; Cochair 2003-2008</li><li>Chair, Pro Bono Custody Training, 2005, 2006</li><li>Member, Court Funding Committee (award-winning committee), 2000-2001</li><li>Custody Training Faculty Member, 1999-2006; Program Chair 2004-2006</li><li>Domestic Violence Training, Faculty Member, 1990-1995; 2000-2002; Cochair 1994; Chair 1995; 2000-2002</li><li>PSAC Pro Bono Mentor, 1993-2000</li><li>Family Law Section Committee on Family Court Rules, 1994</li></ul></div>346Affiliation
              District of Columbia Coordinating CouncilDistrict of Columbia Coordinating Council<div class="ExternalClass40DEB2EEBD114AE4BBD792FDDA134A1A"><p>District of Columbia Coordinating Council</p><ul><li>Member, 1995-2000</li></ul></div>347Affiliation
              Teen Domestic Violence SubcommitteeTeen Domestic Violence Subcommittee<div class="ExternalClassFEE829A1107B42898BF62797F0FC877A"><p>​Co-chair of the Teen Domestic Violence Subcommittee, 1997-1999</p></div>348Affiliation
              District of Columbia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCCADV)District of Columbia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCCADV)<div class="ExternalClass2EB960E2C98841B1B3BB0557817B9FA7"><p>District of Columbia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCCADV)</p><ul><li>Member, 1988-2009</li><li>Former member of the Board of Directors and founding member of the organization<ul><li>Related work included working with advocates to draft and propose Teen Domestic Violence Legislation (2002-2009); designing and conducting training sessions at the DC Police Academy for police officers and new recruits (1992-1994) and Coauthoring, with Professor Catherine Klein, Professor Stacy Brustin, Leslye Orloff, and Lt. David Sargent, The DC Metropolitan Police Training Curriculum on Domestic Violence</li></ul></li></ul></div>349Affiliation
              Department of Justice Violence Against Women OfficeDepartment of Justice Violence Against Women Office<div class="ExternalClass3FF5D0F58BF046AC80EB3C294B6EB1F7"><p>Department of Justice Violence Against Women Office</p><ul><li>Expert Peer Reviewer for Grant Applications, 1991-2003</li></ul></div>350Affiliation
              Women Empowered Against Violence (WEAVE)Women Empowered Against Violence (WEAVE)<div class="ExternalClass71492B4DB3194EF8B7983E75B17196E6"><p>Women Empowered Against Violence (WEAVE)</p><ul><li>Member, Board of Directors, 2000-2002</li></ul></div>351Affiliation
              District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia Women Law ProfessorsDistrict of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia Women Law Professors<div class="ExternalClassCEA4339DB2904F5590047DDAEABC5D7D"><p>​Member, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia Women Law Professors, 1990-1996</p></div>353Affiliation