Honorable Paul L. Reiber, Chief Justice, of Chittenden, Vermont was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on June 20, 1947 and became a resident of Vermont in 1976. He graduated Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia (B.A., 1970); and Suffolk Law School, Boston, Massachusetts (J.D., 1974). He is married to the former Sandra Sherburne, and they have two daughters. He served in the private practice of law in Rutland and as a partner in the law firm Kenlan, Schweibert & Facey from 1986 until his appointment as an Associate Justice by Governor James Douglas in October, 2003. He was sworn in as Chief Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court by Governor Douglas on December 17, 2004.