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Governor LePage Announces Chief Legal Counsel
April 12, 2017
For Immediate Release: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531
AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage today announced Brent Davis will serve as his Chief Legal Counsel. Former Chief Legal Counsel Avery Day stepped down in December to establish a private law practice, leaving the Governor’s Office position vacant.
Prior to joining the Administration, Davis served as First Assistant District Attorney in the Somerset and Kennebec County District Attorney’s Office. Since 2006, he has focused on litigation in Somerset Superior Court. From 2000 to 2006, Davis served as Assistant District Attorney where he worked on litigation in Skowhegan District Court and Superior Court. Davis currently serves on the Governor’s Judicial Selection Committee.
Prior to attending law school, Davis served the public as a law enforcement officer from 1993 to 1999 with the Rockport Police Department. He also previously worked with the Cianbro Corporation as a pipe welder.
Davis is a 2000 graduate of University of Maine School of Law. Additionally, he holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Maine and an A.D. in Criminal Justice from University of Maine Augusta.