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Governor Seeks Judicial Candidates for the Maine Courts

January 12, 2016

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage today announced that his Judicial Selection Committee will accept applications for expected vacancies on Maine’s Superior and District Judicial Courts. Applications will be accepted until January 22, 2016.

“I take great pride in the process to select outstanding members of the Maine Bar and Maine Bench to rise to these important roles within our justice system,” said Governor LePage, “I have great respect for the Judicial Branch of Government and look forward to selecting candidates of the highest ethical, legal and intellectual caliber to fill these positions on the bench.”

The Governor’s Judicial Selection Committee will accept applications until January 22, 2016. All inquiries and applications materials are to be directed to John McGough, Chief of Staff. Interested individuals who have submitted an application since July 1, 2014 to the present need not reapply to be considered for these vacancies. Individuals who may have submitted applications prior to July 1, 2014 and who wish to be considered for the current opening should send a letter of interest or other transmittal indicating their continued interest in the position.

Application materials are online at http://www.maine.gov/governor/lepage/cabinet/appointments/process.shtml.

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