Hoff Curtis

Emily Bayer-Pacht - Criminal Defense Lawyer

Emily Bayer-Pacht began working at Hoff Curtis in 2011. After working at the firm for almost a year, Emily was offered a trial court clerkship in Vermont. She accepted this position and worked at the trial level clerking for three judges in the Criminal, Family and Civil Divisions of the Vermont Superior Court in Franklin County. After a rewarding clerkship experience, Emily returned to Hoff Curtis as an Associate.

Emily's practice focuses on criminal defense matters. Since 2014, Emily has held a contract with the State to represent indigent clients in Addison County Vermont. Under this contract she has represented clients charged with a variety of offenses, ranging from DUIs to Domestic and Sexual Assaults to Drug Crimes.

Emily graduated magna cum laude from the Cardozo School of Law in New York City where she was managing editor of the Cardozo Law Reivew. At the time of her graduation, Emily was awarded the Felix Frankfurter distinguished scholar award. Emily graduated magna cum laude from NYU in 2003 where she received her Bachelor's of Music in Violin Performance.

Emily's father, John Pacht, was a founding partner of Hoff Curtis. He is now a trial court Judge in Vermont. Emily lives in Hinesburg with her husband, Bob Katims, and their three young children, Ella, Lillian and Clara.