Governor Peter Shumlin has chosen Superior Court Judge Geoffrey Crawford to fill a vacancy on the Vermont Supreme Court.
Crawford is a Harvard Law School graduate who was in private practice in Burlington before being appointed to Superior Court in 2002 by then-Governor Howard Dean.
In announcing the selection today, Shumlin praised Crawford’s compassion and intellect.
Crawford serves on the boards of Dismas of Vermont in Burlington and the New England Organ Bank.
His appointment will have to be confirmed by the Vermont Senate.
Crawford would replace retiring Justice Brian Burgess on the 5 member panel.