JOHN H. BLOOMER, JR.
McClallen & Bloomer, P.C.
27 South Main Street, Rutland, VT  05701
Tel: (802) 775-7372
Fax: (802) 775-2295



EDUCATION

LEGAL:

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Camden, New Jersey, Juris Doctor, May, 1987

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW, Syracuse, New York, Member, Sigma Nu Phi Legal Fraternity

GRADUATE:

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, School of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, PA; 1983 - 2001

Prior Economics Doctorate Candidate; Masters of Arts, December, 1985;

Specialized Fields: Finance, Law and Economics

UNDERGRADUATE:

WILLIAMS COLLEGE, Williamstown, MA; B.A., honors in economics, 1982


BAR ADMISSIONS

1987 Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

1987 Supreme Court of the of New Jersey

1987 United States District Court, Court of New Jersey

1987 United States District E. D. Pa.

1990 Third Circuit Court of Appeals

1990 Supreme Court of the State of Vermont

1992 United States District Court of Vermont


EMPLOYMENT

LEGAL:

McCLALLEN & BLOOMER, P.C., Rutland, Vermont; 2001- present

BLOOMER & BLOOMER, P.C., Rutland, Vermont; 1992 - 2000

CHAZKEL & BERGENFIELD, East Brunswick, NJ; Associate: 1991 - 1992

SHUR & GUTTMAN, Philadelphia, PA; Of Counsel: 1991

KANNER & GUTTMAN, P.C., Philadelphia, PA; Associate: 1990 - 1991

SPRECHER, FELIX, VISCO, HUTCHISON & YOUNG, Phila., PA; Associate: 1987 - 1989

Academic Year Clinic-in-Law Judicial Clerk: 1986 - 1987

THE HONORABLE DANIEL HUYETT, 3rd, U.S.DISTRICT COURT, E.D.Pa., Philadelphia, PA

LEGAL EXPERIENCE/PRACTICE:

Civil Litigation: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Business Torts, Product Liability, Insurance Coverage, Consumer Fraud, Employment and Labor, Environmental/Toxic Torts, Civil RICO;

Other litigation: Family law and criminal law;

General Practice: Real estate, estates, wills, probate, etc.

TEACHING:

AMERICAN BANKING INSTITUTE, NEW-MONT CHAPTER, Rutland, Vermont

Instructor:
1996 -- Personnel and the Law
1995 -- Money and Banking
1994 -- Economics for Bankers
1993 -- Money and Banking

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, Newark, DE

Instructor:
1991 -- Microeconomics

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, Philadelphia, PA

Instructor:
Law and Economics, 1987, 1990
Intermediate Microeconomics, 1986

Teaching Assistant:
Intermediate Microeconomics, Industrial Organization, Law and Economics, 1984-1985

WILLIAMS COLLEGE, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, Williamstown, MA

Teaching Assistant:
Introductory Economics, Managerial Economics, 1981- 1982


RESEARCH - PAPERS

* Common Law Efficiency -- The Role of the Jury and Judiciary

* Suit, Settlement and the Trial Process -- The Implications of Multiple Periods

* The Efficacy of the Jury -- The Implications of Various Decision Rules on Outcome

* Health Care Providers and Leased Employees: The Implications for Pension and Employee Benefit Plans, Tax Liability and Professional Negligence

* Determinants of Aggregate Investment in the United States

* The Economic Implications of the 1981 Tax Simplification Proposals: An Econometric Study

* Theory of Economic History: Mills' Theory of Capital

* Time Considerations in the Budget Constraint: The Unit of Account Value of Money


PROFESSIONAL, CIVIC AND PUBLIC SERVICE

Member United States Civil Rights Commission, State Advisory Committee (2008 to present)

Member Commission of Healthcare Reform (2005 to present)

Member Vermont Commission on Family Recognition and Protection (2007 to 2008)

Access to Criminal History Record Information Committee (2006)

Criminal Code Study Committee (2004)

Member of the Vermont Senate (1997 to 2004)

Senate Minority Leader (1999 to 2004)

Judiciary Committee (1997 to 2004)

Appropriation Committee (2001 to 2004)

Institutions Committee (1999 to 2000)

Health and Welfare Committee (1997 to 1998)

Legislative Council Committee (1999 to 2004)

Joint Rules Committee (1999 to 2004)

Senate Rules Committee (1999 to 2004)

Senate Reapportionment Committee (2001 to 2002)

Joint Judicial Rules Committee (1997 to 2004)

Chair (1999 - 2000 and 2003-2004); Vice Chair (2001 - 2002)

Joint Judicial Retention Committee (1997 to 2004)

Chair (2003 to2004); Vice Chair (2001 - 2002)

Joint Fiscal Committee (2003 to 2004)

National Legislative Association on Prescription Drug Prices (2000 to 2004)

Higher Education Funding Commission (2003 to 2004)

Review Board on Retail Sales Electrical Energy (2001 to 2004)

Vermont Civil Unions Review Commission (2000 to 2001)

Commission on Alcohol, Tobacco and Substance Abuse Addiction (2001)

Design Review Advisory Committee for the Rutland Family and District Court


DIRECTORSHIPS AND BOARD POSITIONS

Director and President - Rutland High School Foundation, Inc. - A Non-profit Scholarship Corporation

Past Director - Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Past Director and Vice President - Fair Realty, Inc. A Real Estate Development Corporation

Past Director and President - Wales Realty, Inc. A Real Estate Company

Past Director - Channel 15 - Rutland, Vermont's Public Assess Television Station

Past Director - West Rutland Development Corporation


PANELIST - SPEAKER

Numerous political presentations and speeches.

Presentations at various CLE of the Rutland County Bar Association.

Also, presentations as a panelist – speaker, examples include:

  • George D. Aiken lecture “Money and Politics” – Panelist September 29, 2001

  • Florida Governor’s Health Care Summit – Panelist October, 2000

  • National Association of Chain Drug Stores, State Issues Conference – Panelist, August 2000

  • "Leasing Employees & Controlling Overtime Costs Under the Fair Labor

  • Standards Act," presentation at the forum, "Breakthrough Strategies for the Building of the Cost-Effective Healthcare Workforce of the 90s," New York, April 29 - 30, 1991, jointly sponsored by Infoline and The American Hospital Association

  • "Sexual Discrimination in the Workplace," a panel discussion in association with "Access to Justice" program, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 1, 1989


PAST REPORTER

State of Vermont Reporter for the Business Torts Newsletter of the Committee on Business Torts Litigation, Section of Litigation, American Bar Association.


MEMBERSHIP

LEGAL:

Current

Vermont Bar Association; Pennsylvania Bar Association; New Jersey Bar Association; Rutland County Bar Association; VBA Tort Liability Committee; VBA Practice and Procedure Committee; Vermont Association for Justice; American Association for Justice; AAJ Section on Toxic, Environmental & Pharmaceutical Torts; AAJ Section on Insurance Coverage; AAJ Business Torts Section

Past

American Bar Association; ABA Committee on Insurance Coverage; ABA Committee on Business Tort Litigation; ABA Committee on Environmental Litigation; VBA Environmental Law Committee

 


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