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Attorney General Taps AAG John Treadwell as Chief Of Criminal Division

CONTACT: William H. Sorrell, Attorney General, 802 828-3171

March 25, 2014

Attorney General Bill Sorrell appointed Assistant Attorney General John Treadwell as Chief of the Criminal Division of the Vermont Attorney General’s Office. Treadwell has 18 years of experience as a criminal prosecutor serving for 4 years as a Chittenden County Deputy State’s Attorney and 14 years as a prosecutor in the AGO.

“We need John’s experience and leadership skills. I am pleased that he agreed to take on the additional responsibilities as a division head. The Criminal Division has its plate full with several homicide, sexual assault and child protection and drug trafficking cases pending in courts around the State. I have the greatest confidence that John will provide solid leadership on these cases as well as on important criminal justice policy issues facing the State,” said Attorney General Sorrell.

Treadwell is a 1989 graduate of Cornell University and a 1993 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School. He resides in Burlington, Vermont with his wife and their six children.

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