Vermont Law School  Staff Attorney Katherine Garvey and 3L student Dan Miller will be representing the law school at COP16, the global climate change negotiations, being held in Cancun, Mexico.

Katherine Garvey

Photo of Katherine GarveyKatherine Garvey is a Staff Attorney and Assistant Professor of Law with the Land Use Clinic. From 2003 to 2006, she worked for EPA, Region VII in the National Agricultural Compliance Assistance Center and with the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. Professor Garvey is also an ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems Certified Lead Auditor. She developed and audited environmental management systems for military and large agricultural operations. From 2006 to 2008, Professor Garvey worked for the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri as the Environmental Coordinator. She helped the City comply with permitting requirements for their airport and landfill. In addition, she helped the City develop a solid waste management plan, stormwater plan, stream buffer ordinance, and a natural resource inventory map. In 2008, Garvey was chosen as Vermont Law’s Land Use Fellow for the Land Use Institute. At the Institute, she supervised student work related to land use legislation, developed training materials for local officials, and performed statutory research for the Institute’s land use partners.

Professor Garvey received her JD from the University of Missouri in Kansas City in 2004, and LLM from Vermont Law in 2010.

Daniel Miller

Photo of Dan Miller.Dan Miller came to Vermont Law School in 2008 and aims to graduate in 2011 from the JD and MELP programs. He hopes to work in the field of international environmental law. In his life before VLS he worked for the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, Maryland where as a civilian analyst he worked on a broad spectrum of technology matters in support of ARL’s comprehensive science staff. Dan is a proud 2000 graduate of the Walker College of Business at North Carolina’s Appalachian State University in the specialties of economics and international business. Before that he worked for Ecolab, a global leader in sanitation, pest control, and soap products and services, and before that he was a soldier in the U.S. Army’s B/511th M.I. Bde. in Germany, and was privileged to attend German school at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California.

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