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Justice Warren Silver; Judges Dan Billings and John Lucy Sworn into Office
September 21, 2012
For Immediate Release: Friday, September 21, 2012
Contact: Adrienne Bennett (207) 287-2531
AUGUSTA – Today, Governor Paul LePage administered the oath to Justice Warren Silver of the Supreme Judicial Court, as well as two new judges to the District Court, Dan Billings and John Lucy. Billings, Lucy, and Silver were all confirmed by the Senate on Thursday, September 6, 2012.
“Maine’s Judicial Branch is of the highest quality,” said Governor LePage. “I have the utmost confidence that these individuals will serve the people of Maine justly and with integrity.”
Justice Silver was appointed to the Law Court by Governor Baldacci in 2005 after a long and distinguished career in private practice.
Lucy, a resident of Orono, was a partner at Richardson, Whitman, Large, & Badger in Bangor, where he practiced since 1990. He is a graduate of the University of Maine and the University of Maine School of Law.
Billings, a resident of Bowdoinham, served as Governor LePage’s Chief Legal Counsel since January 2011. Prior to that, he was a partner at Marden, Dubord, Bernier, and Stevens in Waterville where his practice focused on civil litigation and criminal defense. He is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine and the University of Maine School of Law