Chittenden County Public Defender

About Chittenden County Public Defender

The over-arching duty of the Office of the Defender General remains the assurance that persons entitled to appointed counsel receive effective legal advocacy. For each client, we are obligated to provide effective legal representation with reasonable diligence, promptness, and a zealous commitment to their interests. As part of the criminal justice system, we must provide representation in a cost-efficient manner, thereby serving not only our clients, but all citizens of the State of Vermont.


Accountant Intern

August 2019 Burlington, VT
“Learning about the processes of the court and Vermont State law. I became extremely comfortable with my environment and co-workers which has tremendously impacted my experience and helped me learn about vast crimes and criminal procedures. ”

Criminal Investigator Intern

February 2019 - August 2019 Burlington, VT
“I received an up-close look at our State's criminal justice system by working closely with clients on misdemeanor charges. I was able to interview clients and meet with them at Court with the guidance of several attorneys. ”
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