“Assistant Judge Ramsey consistently goes above and beyond the call of duty for the people of Chittenden County. She is honest, fair, knowledgeable, and a valuable liaison between the court and the people.”
— Honorable Karen Bradley, President Vermont Association of County Judges.

Assistant Judge Connie Cain Ramsey

Connie was elected Assistant Judge in 2010 for a four-year term, and was re-elected in 2014. She is currently seeking re-election for the 2018 term.


Judge Ramsey is dedicated to making sure all citizens of Chittenden County receive a fair trial with a local citizen present. She is also dedicated to helping to ensure victims of domestic violence are kept safe, and that the best interests of children are considered above all else in divorce proceedings.    


Judge Ramsey has been trained by the State of Vermont in Courtroom Ethics and Procedure, and has earned the State Accreditation to Preside over Uncontested Divorces. 


In 2016 Ramsey traveled to the National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada and received 40 hours of training toward her VT Certification and Qualification as a Civil Mediator.


She is an active member of the National Association of County Judges, as well as the Vermont Association of Assistant Judges. She also the author of  historical, court-related articles.


Judge Ramsey lives in Chittenden County with her husband Jack, Dachshund Oscar, and has two grown children and one son-in-law, all educated within the Chittenden County Community: Polly Ramsey Mangan, Chad Mangan and J. Taggart Ramsey.