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Shumlin Appoints Crawford to VT Supreme Court

Vermont Supreme Court
Vermont Supreme Court
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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin has appointed Superior Court Judge Geoffrey Crawford to the Vermont Supreme Court.



Crawford replaces Associate Justice Brian Burgess, who recently announced his retirement from the five-member court.

Shumlin praised Crawford for fairness and rigor and said he has distinguished himself during his time on the Superior Court bench.

Crawford is a graduate of Yale and Harvard Law School. The Burlington resident, a father of five, has won community service awards from the Howard Center and Mercy Connection, and currently serves on the boards of Vermont Dismas and the New England Organ Bank.

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