Ralphine N. O’Rourke

Ralphine N. O’Rourke

Burlington VT

Posts by Ralphine N. O’Rourke

COVID-19: Pre-Existing Contracts in New Hampshire and Vermont

COVID-19 is spreading rapidly throughout…

Vermont Supreme Court Upholds Burlington Telecom Sale

Friday, January 17, 2020, the Vermont Supreme…

Credit Union National Association Attorney Conference

This week, Alexandra Edelman and Ralphine…

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Ralphine O’Rourke’s practice is focused on commercial transactions, particularly commercial lending matters. She also frequently advises financial institutions and corporations on contract and governance issues. Privately-held companies turn to her for assistance with Operating and Shareholder Agreements. 


  • Suffolk University School of Law, J.D.
  • Wheaton College, B.A.
  • University of Edinburgh

Professional Affiliations

  • Vermont Business Roundtable, Audit Committee and Governance Committee, Member
  • Vermont Bar Association
  • Chittenden County Bar Association

Admitted to Practice

  • Vermont Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont
  • Massachusetts Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Pro Bono & Volunteer Work

  • Registrar and Member of the Board of Directors, Chittenden-South Burlington Youth Hockey Association

Speaking Engagements

  • “Business Divorce”, Vermont Bar Association, 2014
  • “Solos What's Your Next Step?” Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, 2010