Dan Barrett

Dan Barrett has been staff attorney at the Vermont ACLU since 2008. He directs and implements the affiliate legal program, including strategic planning to identify areas of interest, researching and selecting cases, screening and responding to intake, recruiting, training, and supervising cooperating attorneys, working with the affiliate’s legal advisory panel, briefing the board on legal program progress, budget, and goals, and conducting litigation, and publishing advocacy information online.  Cases he is involved with include: a state constitutional challenge to speedy trial violation, an Establishment Clause suit against a public school teacher preaching in the classroom, and a public records enforcement action confirming use of administrative subpoenas to obtain cell site location information.  Prior to joining the ACLU, he clerked for U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton for the district of Connecticut in New Haven.