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VermontJuvenile Defense Lawyers in Windsor County, Vermont

In the juvenile justice system in Windsor County, Vermont, the primary goal is to rehabilitate the child or teenager.


The juvenile justice system also protects the public. Important differences exist between the criminal justice system in adult courts and juvenile courts.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney for a juvenile court case in or around Windsor County, Vermont, consider the attorney's training and experience with these types of cases.


Attorneys often provide a free consultation and charge a flat rate for attorney fees and costs for juvenile delinquency and criminal defense cases.


Many of the top juvenile defense attorneys in the United States belong to the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC). Created in 1999, NJDC supports criminal defense attorneys who represent children in juvenile court. In 2005, the National Juvenile Defender Center separated from the American Bar Association (ABA) to become an independent organization.


NJDC gives juvenile defense attorneys a platform to exchange information, build partnerships, improve advocacy skills and participate in the national debate over juvenile justice.


The mission of the NJDC is to "promote justice for all children by ensuring excellence in juvenile defense." Learn more about the NJDC.

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Elizabeth Kruska

Elizabeth Kruska
Elizabeth A. Kruska, PLLC
P.O. Box 242
Woodstock, VT 05091
Elizabeth Kruska is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended Vermont Law School... read more >

George H Ostler

George H Ostler
DesMeules, Olmstead & Ostler
2 Beaver Meadow Rd
Norwich, VT 05055
George H Ostler is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Cabot Teachout

Cabot Teachout
DesMeules, Olmstead & Ostler
2 Beaver Meadow Road
Norwich, VT 05055
Cabot Teachout is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kevin Griffin

Kevin Griffin
Griffin, Marsicovetere & Wilkes, P.C.
128 Gates St
White River Junction, VT 05001
Kevin Griffin is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Jordana Levine

Jordana Levine
Griffin, Marsicovetere & Wilkes, P.C.
128 Gates St
White River Junction, VT 05001
Jordana Levine is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daniel Stevens

Daniel Stevens
Griffin, Marsicovetere & Wilkes, P.C.
128 Gates St
White River Junction, VT 05001
Daniel Stevens is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Brian Marsicovetere

Brian Marsicovetere
Griffin, Marsicovetere & Wilkes, P.C.
128 Gates St.
White River Junction, VT 05001
Brian Marsicovetere is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jessica Lynn West

Jessica Lynn West
Yale Law School
450 New Boston Rd
Norwich, VT 05055
Licensed for 21 years, Jessica Lynn West is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Board Certification

National Association of Counsel for Children - NACC is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as child welfare law specialists and works to improve the quality of legal representation of children in dependency, juvenile delinquency, and family law cases.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Vermont Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

VTACDL provides state-wide support, training and networking opportunities to criminal defense attorneys while advocating for the proper administration of criminal justice.



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