- BA, English Literature, University of Vermont, 1996
- MS, Urban Planning, University of Arizona, 2006
- Business Administration
- Client Accounts
- Office Management
- Human Resources
- Steering Committee Member, Ward 6 Neighborhood Planning Assembly, 2017
- Inspector of Elections, Burlington, VT Ward 6, 2015
- Election Official, Burlington, VT Ward 5, 1998 to 2003
“I love Vermont and her mountains and am happiest when I am skiing on them. When I cannot be outside, I feel fortunate to work with really smart people who challenge and inspire me.”
Managing a busy law firm is challenging and satisfying work. Our staff and attorneys create a wonderful office environment that naturally extends to their clients in the form of exceptional service.
Michelle is the business manager at Montroll, Backus & Oettinger, P.C. She is responsible for client accounts, vendor relations, financial reporting, human resources, insurance, marketing, management of our staff and office technology.
Michelle holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Vermont and a Master’s of Science in Urban Planning from the University of Arizona. Prior to joining the team at Montroll and Backus, Michelle consulted in Environmental Planning. Prior to achieving her Master’s degree, Michelle worked in publishing, and continues her work as an editor and proofreader on legal documents for Montroll, Backus & Oettinger, P.C. She stays active on a volunteer basis with planning projects and activities in Chittenden County.