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Senator Robert M. Hartwell

Bennington District
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5 Argyle Way, So. Harwich, MA 02645
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(802) 345-1552
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ROBERT M. HARTWELL of Dorset, Bennington County, Democrat, was born in New York City and raised in Greenwich, Connecticut. Before moving to Vermont in 1994, Bob was admitted to practice law in New York and Connecticut. He practiced law in Fairfi eld, Connecticut before being employed as a labor attorney at American Can Company, a Fortune 100 corporation. Bob was appointed Labor Counsel for the Company's packaging sector in 1982 and was responsible for the legal compliance of the Company's equal opportunity, affi rmative action and employee safety programs; in addition, he handled labor arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges and managed outside counsel. Later, Bob was of counsel to law fi rms in New York City and Stamford, Connecticut before moving to Vermont where he was engaged in the practice of law in Manchester with emphasis on land use and real estate transactions. Bob served on the Town of Dorset Planning Commission, 1995- 2001 and was Chair, 1996-1999; he served on the Dorset Selectboard, 2001- 2004, and served on the Bennington County Regional Commission from 1997 to 2001 and was Chair from 2001 to 2007. He also served previously as the president of the Executive Committee of the New England Association of Regional Counsels, the umbrella organization for New England regional planning. Bob has served as an Acting Judge in the Windsor Superior Court and served on the Board of Trustees of the Vermont Land Trust from 2001 to 2010. Member, Vermont State Senate, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012.

Roll Call Votes by Senator Hartwell

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
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