For over a decade, Joslyn Wilschek has provided straightforward, practical counsel to clients in the areas of energy law, public utility law, property and land use law, administrative law, and appellate advocacy. Joslyn advises both public and private entities on a wide range of legal, regulatory and legislative issues including facility sitting and permitting, easement acquisition and enforcement, rate cases, and general compliance and corporate issues in both a litigated and settlement context. Joslyn has successfully obtained numerous approvals and permits from the Vermont Public Utility Commission for projects ranging from small and large renewable energy projects, high voltage transmission line upgrades, new high voltage substations, subtransmission line upgrades, substation upgrades, and matters involving financing requests, rate increases, and transfer of ownership. She has also acquired easements for various clients through either condemnation or negotiation, assessed an electric utility's current easement acquisition practices and provided an improvement plan, and analyzed existing easements for enforcement purposes. Joslyn also represents clients on the appellate level before the Vermont Supreme Court.
Joslyn graduated magna cum laude from the Ithaca College, Park School of Communications in 1999, and magna cum laude from Vermont Law School in 2003. She served as a law clerk to Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. of the Colorado Supreme Court from 2003-2004. The following year she served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Paul L. Reiber of the Vermont Supreme Court. Joslyn was admitted to the Colorado Bar in 2003, the Vermont Bar in 2005, and the New Hampshire Bar in 2016. Joslyn worked at Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer from 2005-2017, and was a partner from 2014-2017.
Named to SuperLawyers® 2020, Top Rated Utilities Lawyer
Vermont Act 250 District Commission 5 Member, Alternate (Governor Appointed)
Vermont Board of Bar Examiners, Associate Member (Supreme Court Appointed)
Former Vermont Human Services Board Member (Governor Appointed)
Former President, Washington County Bar Association
Volunteer, Domestic Violence Legal Clinic
U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont
New Hampshire Bar
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit