UPDATED: Get to know Vermont's next Supreme Court Justice Beth Robinson
Monday, November 11 - 10:41 a.m.. - Gov. Shumlin announced that Beth Robinson will be Vermont's next Supreme Court Justice. Learn more about the Governor's Legal Counsel below.
“I’m humbled by the confidence that Governor Shumlin has placed in me, and deeply grateful both for the opportunity I’ve had to serve his administration these past 10 months, and for the chance to serve Vermont’s judiciary in the years to come.”
CAREER & ADVOCACY WORK
Robinson practiced law for 18 years at Langrock Sperry & Wool in Middlebury and Burlington, with a civil practice that included workers’ compensation, family law, employment law, negligence and injury cases. She served as co-counsel in the case of Baker v. Vermont, the landmark case that led to Vermont’s passage of a first-in-the-nation civil union law, and led the successful quest for full marriage equality for same-sex couples in Vermont.
Robinson graduated from Dartmouth College in 1986 and the University of Chicago Law School in 1989.
Beth Robinson discusses her reaction to Governor Shumlin's appointment.
UDPATE: Wednesday, October 23 - 10:23 a.m.
Gov. Shumlin explains why Beth has all the right qualities to be the next Vermont Supreme Court Justice.