Vermont

ASSOCIATION

OF COUNTY JUDGES

2016-17
  • Hon. Karen Bradley, Pres.
  • Hon. Robert Johnson, V. P.
  • Hon. Jack Anderson, Treas.
  • Hon. Joyce McKeeman, Sec.

Rutland

Rutland County Courthouse
83 Center Street
Rutland VT 05701

Rutland District and Family Courthouse
9 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT 05701

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  • COUNTY JUDGES AND OFFICERS

    Assistant Judges
    Hon. Jean H. Coloutti
    Hon. David W. Lewis
    Email: Jean Coloutti
    Email: David Lewis

    Probate Judge
    Hon. Kevin Candon

    Country Clerk and Treasurer
    Ronald J. Graves

    802-775-4394
    Office Hours: Variable

    Sheriff
    Stephen P. Benard

    88 Grove Street
    Rutland, VT 05701
    802-775-8002

    VERMONT SUPERIOR COURT

    Rutland County Courthouse

    83 Center Street
    Rutland, VT 05701
    Mon. – Fri. 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Civil Division: 802 775-4394
    Probate Division: 802 775-0114

    Rutland District and Family Courthouse

    9 Merchants Row
    Rutland, VT 05701
    Mon. – Fri. 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

    Criminal Division: 802-786-5880
    Family Division: 802-786-5856

  • About the Assistant Judges

    Jean Coloutti was born in Hackensack, NJ and became a resident of Rutland City in 1968. Her education includes Lasell College and the College of St. Joseph in Rutland where she received a B.S. in Business Administration. Prior to being elected Assistant Judge, she was employed as an Administrative Assistant and served as the Clerk and President of the Rutland City School Board; Vice President and Secretary of the Vermont Association of County Judges from 1992 to 2015; President of the Rutland League of Women Voters; Chairperson of the Rutland State Aid to Education Committee and was a member of the Rutland City Committee for Federal Revenue Sharing.

    Jean has served as Assistant Judge since February of 1991 and presides in Small Claims Court and at Traffic Hearings for the Judicial Bureau. She also has presided on uncontested divorces in Family Court and sits as an Assistant Judge in Family and Civil Court. Jean is a graduate of the Special Court Jurisdiction Program at the National Judicial College of the University of Nevada in Reno.

    She is married to Joseph Coloutti and they have two sons and three granddaughters.

    David Lewis is a native Vermonter, born and educated in Rutland City. His education includes the University of Colorado and the University of Vermont where he received a B.A. in Political Science. Prior to being elected Assistant Judge, he was employed for over 35 years in municipal management including 32 years as the Killington Town Manager and served on the Board of Directors of the Vermont League of Cities and Towns (VLCT), the Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System (VMERS) and other state, regional and local organizations. He has received the Municipal Person of the Year Award from the VLCT and the Manager of the Year Award from the Vermont Town and City Management Association.

    David has served as Assistant Judge since February of 2011 and presides at Traffic Hearings for the Judicial Bureau. He also has presided on uncontested divorces in Family Court and sits as an Assistant Judge in Family and Civil Court. David is a graduate of the Special Court Jurisdiction Program at the National Judicial College of the University of Nevada in Reno.

    He is married to Donna Lewis and they have two sons and a daughter.

83 Center Street
05701
Rutland
Rutland County, VT