Walter E. Judge Re-elected to Vermont Judicial Nominating Board
February 12, 2013
Walter E. Judge, Jr., an attorney at Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, was re-elected by his peers in the Vermont Bar Association to serve a third two-year term on the Vermont Judicial Nominating Board.
(Burlington, VT) Judge’s term will expire in 2015.
The 11-member board is composed of three attorneys elected by members of VBA, two members of the public appointed by the governor, and six legislators (three members each appointed by the leadership of the state Senate and the House of Representatives). The board is charged with establishing criteria and standards for the nomination of qualified candidates for the state judiciary, and with screening and nominating candidates to fill judicial vacancies.
Based in DRM’s Burlington office, Judge practices law in Vermont, Massachusetts, and Maine where he focuses in business and commercial litigation; intellectual property litigation, including internet and technology matters and copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret litigation; product liability disputes; and insurance defense and coverage disputes.
Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC is a full-service law firm with more than 60 attorneys and six offices in Vermont, New Hampshire and New York. Downs Rachlin provides legal services to local, national and international clients in practice areas that include bankruptcy and business restructuring, business law, captive insurance, energy and telecommunications, health law, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, real estate and land use, environmental law, tax law and trusts and estates. The firm represents clients in legislative, regulatory and public affairs through the Government and Public Affairs group.
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