Paula McCann

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Professional Affiliations:

  • Rutland County Bar Association
  • Vermont Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association


Paula was born and raised in Bennington, Vermont. She graduated from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1982 and received her law degree from Vermont Law School in 1995. Prior to attending law school, Paula spent more than five years as legislative staff working in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, mainly focusing on health, human services and labor law.

After law school, she worked as a Senior Associate in the Health Care Provider Consulting practice at William M. Mercer focusing on Medicare, Medicaid and other government health care programs.

Paula spent four years in private practice in Denver, Colorado, with the national law firm of Kutak Rock as Of Counsel in the Health Law Practice before returning home to Vermont in 2002.

Most recently, Paula was the Director of the Medicare Advocacy Project of Vermont Legal Aid, Inc., focusing on Medicare appellate law. Paula brings prior experience in estate planning and trusts from her work with elders and children in Colorado and Vermont.