Governor Peter Shumlin has appointed Norwich lawyer Kevin Griffin to the Chittenden County Superior Court bench. Griffin served as a law clerk to Justice William Hill from 1982-1983. He has owned Griffin, Marsicovetere & Wilkes PC since 1993. His practice has involved criminal defense, including work as a public defender on serious felonies, family law, and general civil litigation. Griffin has been an adjunct professor at Vermont Law School since 1986.