Vermont Law School

Legal Essentials for Utility Executives

Week One

Location: Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, Vermont
Dates: Sunday, May 19, 2013 – Saturday, May 25, 2013

Week Two

Location: Vermont State House, Montpelier, Vermont
Dates: Sunday, October 6, 2013 – Saturday, October 12, 2013

Information about the course:
This rigorous, two-week course will provide electric utility executives with the legal foundation to more fully understand the utility regulatory framework, the role of federal and state energy regulatory commissions, and how to operate effectively within these structures. Beginning with the basic functions of government and building to the interplay among state, federal, and regional oversight when planning new energy infrastructure, the course offers a broad overview of the legal basics critical to operating an effective utility company.

For 2013 the course is planned for two one-week sessions, in May and October. Participants must attend both sessions to successfully complete the course.

Legal Essentials detailed course description

Tuition and Fees:
$12,000 tuition, plus $3,000 lodging and meals fee per person. Lodging and meals fee includes hotel room, breakfast and lunch Monday–Saturday, and books and course materials.

For questions or registration help, please email Jennifer Thomas at or call 802-831-1151.

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