Janice Stuver, Child Protection Division Chief

Janice S. Stuver is a 1994 graduate of the University of Maine School of Law, and holds a B.A. and M.A. in the arts from Middlebury College. She joined the Office of the Attorney General in 1996 after a period of private practice in Belfast, Maine. From 1996 through 1999, Ms. Stuver represented the Department of Health and Human Services in child protective and child support proceedings. She also handled the Child Protection Division’s appellate case load in the Maine Supreme Court. In 1999, Ms. Stuver joined District IV District Attorney’s Office as a domestic violence assistant district attorney in Somerset County and in 2000, she transferred to the District VI District Attorney’s Office as a domestic violence prosecutor in Knox County. Ms. Stuver returned to the Office of Attorney General in 2002, again representing the Department of Health and Human Services in child protection proceedings. She was appointed Chief of the Child Protection Division in 2004.