Maryanne Kampmann

Maryanne Kampmann is a criminal defense trial attorney who practices in state and federal courts in Vermont.  She has been in private practice in Burlington since 1993.  Ms. Kampmann handles all manner of criminal cases, including but not limited to fraud/insider trading, drug and firearms offenses, sexual assault, domestic assault (including Relief from Abuse proceedings), aggravated/simple assault, possession/distribution of child pornography, allegations of child abuse, and DUI/DWI.  Ms. Kampmann’s more highly publicized cases include those of a Canadian citizen suspected of smuggling terrorists, a lengthy murder trial in southern Vermont, an Addison County arson trial, two lewd and lascivious trials, one representing a popular school teacher and the other a local pastor, and a federal fraud trial representing a Canadian citizen accused of selling meretricious gems.

In addition to providing professional and skilled courtroom advocacy to clients facing criminal charges and related civil proceedings, Ms. Kampmann represents college students accused of violating student conduct codes (sexual misconduct, drug use and distribution, alcohol use, etc.) at colleges and universities throughout Vermont.  She also represents parents accused of child abuse who may face not only criminal charges, but also intervention by the Department of Children and Families (DCF).  Finally, she represents professionals charged with criminal offenses who also must defend against State of Vermont proceedings in which their professional licenses are at stake.

Ms. Kampmann has an undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley, and a law degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where she graduated With Distinction in 1992.  She is a member of the Vermont Association Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.  She served for six years as the Criminal Justice Act Representative for the District of Vermont.  She has also served on several criminal law committees.  She is the author of “The Legal Victimization of Battered Women,” Women’s Rights Law Reporter, Rutgers, Vol. 15: pages 101-113 (1993).