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Commissioner Biographies

STEVEN M. CAREY, ESQ., COMMISSION CHAIR

Attorney Carey is a partner at The Carey Law Firm, P.A. in Portland. His practice specializes in Juvenile Defense, Criminal Defense, and Child Protective Matters. He received his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice & Sociology from Stonehill College in Massachusetts and his law degree from the University of Maine School of Law. Attorney Carey served as Deputy Executive Director of MCILS from October of 2010 to June of 2012. He has been appointed by the Attorney General to serve on the Criminal Law Advisory Commission. Attorney Carey is a member (and former board member) of the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Maine State Bar Association. He is a past president of the Child Protective and Juvenile Justice Section of the Maine State Bar Association. Attorney Carey is also active in his community by serving on his town's Adult Education and Recreation Advisory Board and by coaching youth basketball, football, and baseball.

MARVIN H. GLAZIER, ESQ.

Mr. Glazier was born in New York City, on December 11, 1944. After his father left military service, the family moved to Bangor, where he attended Bangor schools. He graduated from Maine Central Institute in 1962. Mr. Glazier did his undergraduate work at the University of Maine, majoring in history and government. He attended law school at Boston University, graduating in 1969. Mr. Glazier began his law career at Vafiades, Brountas & Kominsky, LLP in 1969. He is admitted to practice before the Courts in Maine, Massachusetts, the Penobscot Nation Tribal Court, the United States District Court for Maine, First Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States of America. Mr. Glazier’s law practice is focused primarily in criminal law and personal injury law. He is a member of the Maine State Bar Association, the Penobscot County Bar Association and the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has been on many boards, including the Bangor Zoning Board of Appeals from 1970-1990, the University of Maine Alumni Fraternity Council from 1973-1983, President of the Board at Project Atrium (a group home for teenagers), Beth Israel Synagogue and the Human Rights Board at Eastern Maine Medical Center. In addition, he was a member of the Board of Bar Overseers.

WILLIAM P. LOGAN, ESQ.

William Logan is a resident of Augusta and a partner in the law firm of Irwin, Tardy & Morris. Mr. Logan attended Wake Forest University earning a B.A. in History and earned his J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law. Mr. Logan's practice centers on criminal defense and civil litigation. Mr. Logan is a member of the Maine State Bar Association, Penobscot County Bar Association, and Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. Logan also currently serves on the Right to Know Advisory Committee. Mr. Logan was legal counsel for the Speaker of the House and President of the Senate during the 125th Maine Legislature and is a former Treasurer of the Maine Republican Party.

SUSAN ROY

Susan Roy is a resident of Waterville. She is the Executive Director of Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area. Prior to her work at Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area, Ms. Roy served as the Executive Director of the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter and as a licensed social worker at both the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter and HealthReach Homecare and Hospice. Ms. Roy received her B.S. in Rehabilitation Services from the University of Maine at Farmington and a M.H.A. (Master’s in Health Administration) from St. Joseph’s College of Maine in Standish.

KENNETH S. SPIRER, ESQ.

Ken is a retired securities lawyer who served for 13 years at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. He was also First Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Merrill Lynch & Co. in New York for 20 years. Ken is a Board member and former Board Chair of the Maine Community Foundation. He is also a trustee of the Portland Symphony Orchestra, Maine Audubon and the Alfond Scholarship Foundation and chairs the Investment Committees of the first two organizations. Ken holds an undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University, a J.D. from New York University School of Law and an M.B.A (Finance and Investments) from the City University of New York. He is currently a candidate for a Masters degree in Public Policy from the Muskie School of the University of Southern Maine.

The Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services would like to thank and express our gratitude to Kim Moody and Sally Sutton for their past service as MCILS Commissioners, and Ronald W. Schneider, Jr., Esq., and David J. Mitchell, Esq., as Commission Chairs.