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Ronald A. Shems - Montpelier, VT

44 East State StreetPost Office Box 1440 Montpelier, VT 05601 - 1440

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Updated: 09/15/2021

Montpelier Environmental Law Lawyer

About Ronald A. Shems

Practice Areas

  • Environmental Law
  • Energy Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Law
  • Consumer Protection
  • Non-profit and Cooperative Governance
  • Civil Rights
  • Land Use
  • Government Transparency and Accountability

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Vermont, 1985
  • Maine, 2007
  • U.S. District Court District of Vermont
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Education

  • Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Vermont, 1985
    J.D.
  • Clark University, 1981
    B.A.

Past Positions

  • Vermont Natural Resources Board, Chair
  • Burlington law firm, Founding Partner
  • Vermont Attorney General’s Office
  • Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc., General Counsel
  • UMB Bank, N.A., Counsel
  • Chittenden County Circumferential Highway, Lead counsel

Pro Bono Activities

  • Moretown Elementary School, Board of Directors
  • Moretown Board of Civil Authority
  • Mad River Glen Cooperative Board of Trustees, Vermont’s cooperatively owned ski area

Achievements

Honors

  • Best Brief Award, National Association of Attorneys General for excellence in brief writing in the United States Supreme Court

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Office Information

Address

44 East State StreetPost Office Box 1440 Montpelier, VT 05601 - 1440

Fax

  • 802-223-6225

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Representative Cases

  • UMB Bank, N.A. v. City of Winooski, Vermont

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