Governor Administers Oath to Hon. E. Paul Eggert as Active Retired Judge
April 21, 2016
For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 21, 2016
Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531
AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage administered the oath today to Hon. E. Paul Eggert to serve as Active Retired Judge in District Court.
Judge Eggert, of Portland, presides in the non-jury general jurisdiction court, hearing a variety of civil and family matter cases. He was a member of the committee to establish a Unified Criminal Docket in Cumberland County, encompassing all criminal cases in both the District Courts and the Superior Court. He has administrative responsibility for the ninth District Court in both Portland and Bridgton.
At Mittel, Asen, Eggert, Hunter & Carey, he litigated in all Maine courts and the U.S. District Court, representing clients in criminal, personal injury and divorce cases. Eggert is a graduate of University of Maine Orono and University of Maine School of Law.
“As Governor, I have the utmost respect for those serving in the Judicial Branch,” said Governor LePage. “In choosing judges, my focus is on the qualifications, demeanor and integrity of the candidates. These respected professionals reflect those priorities. I am confident they will live up to the high standards we expect from Maine judges.”