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Meet Jimmy

  • Patent Lawyer
  • An engaged participant and leader in campaigns for social justice since the 1960’s, including advocating for
    • bringing the troops home from Vietnam
    • ending apartheid in South Africa
    • stopping nuclear power — including Vermont Yankee
    • preventing/stopping the illegal and unjust war on Iraq
    • peace and justice in Israel/Palestine
    • action to stop climate change
    • overturning Citizens United
    • getting corrupting money out of our elections
    • stopping the F-35
    • ending police violence against black citizens
  • Protecting Wheeler Nature Park from developers
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  • Staff physicist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in the aftermath of the accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear plant
  • Ran for the office of Vermont Adjutant General
  • Former physics and biology high school teacher in Detroit
  • Member of the National Lawyers Guild, the Vermont Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.
  • Retired engineer at IBM
  • Holds over 40 patents for inventions created as an IBM engineer
  • Authored or co-authored more than 90 publications in the last 10 years. 
  • Founded CancelF35Substock.com
  • Graduate of MIT
  • Completed all but the dissertation toward a PhD in physics from the University of Massachusetts
  • My two daughters, Zoe and Eliza, attended Central School, Tuttle Middle School, and South Burlington High School
  • South Burlington resident for 30 years

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