Vermont Supreme Court–Chief Justice
Justice Paul L. Reiber of Chittenden, Vermont, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on June 20, 1947. He graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia in 1970 and earned his J.D. from Suffolk Law School in Boston in 1974. Justice Reiber is married to the former Sandra Sherburne, and they have two daughters. He served in the private practice of law in Rutland and as a partner in the law firm Kenlan, Schweibert & Facey from 1986 until his appointment as an associate justice by Governor James Douglas in October 2003. He was sworn in as chief justice of the Vermont Supreme Court by Governor Douglas on December 17, 2004.