By Mike Lasusa of Law360
Vermont Supreme Court Justice Marilyn Skoglund wanted to be an artist.
It was the late 1970s. She had an undergraduate degree in sculpture. But part-time jobs in the art world, including a stint carving gravestones, weren’t putting enough money in the bank.
The future Justice Skoglund started looking for a licensed profession where she could work for herself. She was a skilled writer. The law seemed like a good fit.
But law school, not so much.
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(Originally published June 16, 2019.)