Vermont Law School to inaugurate President and Dean Marc Mihaly
Vermont Law School President and Dean Marc Mihaly will discuss the future of legal education and VLS’s initiatives to adapt to the changing legal landscape at his inauguration on Friday, October 26.
The event will include a panel discussion of the "New World of Legal Education" at 1 p.m. in the Chase Community Center.
The inauguration ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. on the South Royalton Town Green. A reception will follow in the Chase Center.
Mihaly, one of the nation's leading environmental attorneys, became VLS's eighth president and dean on Aug. 1. He was a visiting professor in 2004-05 and joined the regular faculty in 2005. He served as acting associate dean of environmental programs and director of the Environmental Law Center in 2005-06 and then as associate dean and director from 2007-12. He is an expert in land use, urban planning and energy law and policy.
Vermont Law School, a private, independent institution, has the top-ranked environmental law program and one of the top-ranked clinical training programs in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report. VLS offers a Juris Doctor curriculum that emphasizes public service, a Master of Environmental Law and Policy degree and two post-JD degrees, the Master of Laws in Environmental Law and the LLM in American Legal Studies (for foreign-trained lawyers). The school features innovative experiential programs and is home to the Environmental Law Center and the South Royalton Legal Clinic. For more information, visit www.vermontlaw.edu.