Geoffrey W. Crawford is Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont and a former Associate Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court. He was nominated by President Obama in May 2014 to fill a seat vacated by Judge William K. Sessions, III, who took senior status in June 2014.
He began his legal career as a law clerk to Judge Albert W. Coffrin of the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont from 1980 to 1981. From 1981 to 1984, he was an associate at the law firm of Burlingham, Underwood & Lord in New York City and from 1984 to 1987, he was an associate at the law firm of Manchester & O'Neill in Vermont. From 1987 to 2002, he was a partner at the law firm of O'Neil, Crawford & Green. He served as a judge of the Vermont Superior Court from 2002 to 2013. From 2013-2014, he served as an Associate Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court.