Christopher L. Davis was appointed in January 2018 (3 year term) and reappointed for a 5 year term ending December 31, 2023, by the Board of Managers of the Vermont Bar Association.
Partner Langrock Sperry and Wool, LLP: Chris is admitted to state and federal courts in Vermont and practices family and criminal law, and civil litigation. He also handles real estate transactions, as well as commercial foreclosures and litigation for various lending institutions. He frequently serves as a mediator and evaluator for both the state and federal courts.
Boards, Committees, Memberships: Chris is the former chair of the Vermont Judicial Conduct Board and served on the board for nine years. He was an adjunct professor of Business Law at the University of Vermont for over thirty years and most recently taught Ethics in UVM's MBA Program. He is a past member and vice-chair of the Vermont Professional Conduct Board, past chair of the Supreme Court Committee on the Adoption of the Model Rules of Professional Responsibility, and a current member of the Supreme Court's Committee on Revision of Vermont's Code of Judicial Conduct. Chris is a frequent lecturer on family law and legal ethics. Chris is also a member of the Vermont and American Bar Associations, Vermont Association for Justice, and Vermont Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers
Chris presently sits on the Board of Cathedral Square Corporation, a non-profit that develops and operates communities for seniors and individuals with special needs. He previously served on the Board of Directors for the Vermont Youth Rugby Association and the Tree Farm Management Group (a local sports complex) and is a former member of the Vestry of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul’s in Burlington and a current member of its Trustees.
Chris is named by New England Super Lawyers as one of Vermont’s top divorce lawyers. He is also recognized as a leading family law attorney by bestofus.com and the Best Lawyers in America®, and was named Vermont’s "Family Lawyer of the Year” for 2011 and 2017.
Chris has been a nationally-ranked rugby referee, and is currently a World Rugby (formerly, the International Rugby Board) trainer and a member of the U.S.A. Rugby Referee Training Committee. He is also on the Board of the New England Rugby Referee Society. He continues to travel throughout the United States and Canada to referee matches and to train and coach fellow referees. He co-founded the Burlington Rugby Football Club. When the rugby fields are covered with snow, Chris is on his skis in the mountains. Chris lives with his wife, Theri, in South Burlington. Their adult sons live in Boston and Burlington.
Albany Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1975) (Chief Notes Editor); Middlebury College (B.A., cum laude, 1972)
Michele A. Eid, CPA, was appointed March 2019 (3 year term) and reappointed for a 5 year term ending December 31, 2026, by The Vermont Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Originally from New Jersey, Michele moved to the Mad River Valley in 1979. She graduated from Trinity College in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree, and came to work as a staff accountant at Hall & Holden, P.C. in 1995. Michele became a certified public accountant in 1997, and in 2003, became the third partner at Hall & Holden.
Michele served on the Board of Directors for the Vermont Society of CPAs, and is a past President of the Vermont Association of Public Accountants. She is also very active in the community, and is a past board member of the Mad River Valley Little League, Mad River Soccer Association, Women's Auxiliary for the Warren Fire Department and Treasurer of the Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce. Michele was also a member of the Mad River Lions Club and recently worked with Bob on the VT Tax Technical Working Group until her appointed term ended. She is currently Treasurer/Secretary of the Warren Cemetery Commission and Treasurer of the Valley Arts Foundation.
Paul Erlbaum, was appointed in February 2019 (filling the remainder of his predecessors 3 year term) and reappointed for a three year term ending December 31, 2022, by the Vermont League of Women Voters.
Paul was admitted to the Vermont Bar in 1986, and to the U.S. District Court, District of Vermont in 1989. Paul’s career in law includes serving as a Vermont Assistant Attorney General, Supervising Attorney for Vermont Protection and Advocacy (now Disability Rights Vermont) and as an investigator with the Vermont Human Rights Commission. In 2015, Paul turned his focus from law to the Feldenkrais Method, a system of somatic education. Paul serves on the board of Milestone Adventures, a Vermont nonprofit, and serves as a consultant to the board of Feldenkrais Education of New England, a Massachusetts nonprofit. Paul’s volunteer efforts include visiting Vermont classrooms with Reading to End Racism and serving as staff for teen leadership retreats organized by The Growing Peace Project. Paul also serves as mentor for local high school students engaged in independent study projects. Paul and his wife Rachael live in East Montpelier where they raised their two children to adulthood, and where they now raise garlic and other alliums to maturity.
Sarah Biolsi Vangel was appointed in January 2018 (3 year term) by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
Sarah Biolsi Vangel was admitted to the Vermont Bar in 2009, and the U.S. District Court, District of Vermont in 2011. She earned her B.A. in sociology from Wheaton College in 2002, and her J.D. from Western New England Law School in 2009. She worked as a law clerk in the trial court, Vermont Superior Courts in Bennington County in 2010. Sarah is a member of the Windham County and Vermont Bar Associations, the Vermont Lawyer Referral Service, and the Brattleboro Chamber of Commerce.