Vermont Law School will continue with virtual classes during the fall semester. The physical campus will reopen as soon as it is safe to do so. VLS community members should download the Health Screening App and check their email for more information. Please visit vermontlaw.edu/covid19 for general information, resources, and updates.
During the past 39 years, thousands low-income and unemployed clients have had their essential legal needs served through the South Royalton Legal Clinic by over 1,000 motivated law students. Annually, the clinic provides an estimated $1.5 million in free legal services to Vermonters. As one of Vermont's three major providers of civil legal services, the clinic has become an essential part of resource delivery throughout the state. The SRLC works collaboratively with many other service providers, including Vermont Legal Aid, Legal Services Law Line of Vermont, Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Assault, The University of Vermont, and Have Justice Will Travel.
The SRLC has represented clients in the following courts: Vermont Superior Court; Windsor, Washington and Orange Family Divisions; Vermont Superior Court, Windsor Civil Division; Vermont Superior Court, Washington and Windsor Probate Divisions; Office of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in St. Albans, VT and Boston, MA; as well as the Offices of Vermont Department for Children and Families (DCF) in White River Jct.