"I long ago forgot the Rule against Perpetuities but will forever remember Melvyn Zarr's brilliant characterization of certain decisions as concessions to the shortness of life."
- John Veroneau '89
Covington & Burling, LLP
"Think carefully before developing a specialty in practice. Law today is more complex and specialists are necessary, but there is great joy and freedom in being a generalist and having the confidence to help people with different legal problems."
-Daniel E. Wathen '65
Former Chief Justice, ME Supreme Judicial Crt
"I had never been part of such a mutually supportive academic atmosphere. Law school wasn’t supposed to be like that, but miraculously at Maine Law we made our own rules."
- Rebecca Headen '07
Goodwill Industries International
"I don’t remember a moment when I wasn’t volunteering somewhere, whether it was Volunteer Lawyers Project or Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project or elsewhere. I really appreciated the encouragement from the school to volunteer."
- Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte '03
Author, Nowhere, A Story of Exile
"Maine Law prepared me well to practice law in very different roles, from clerking to being a prosecutor to being an in-house lawyer. The faculty taught us to be rigorous and practical, and to keep our eyes on the big picture."
-Annemarie Levins '83
"I got a lot out of the opportunity to work closely on meaningful projects with many of the faculty/external mentors."
- Justin Weiss '06
Naspers Group - Hong Kong, China
"The Clinic faculty, Jim Burke, Chris Northrop, Deirdre Smith, and Tina Schneider, were particularly influential. After practicing at the Clinic as a student attorney, I had the tools I needed to open my office."
- Adam Swanson '12
Swanson Law, P.A.
"Professor Anna Welch was more than a professor; she was a mentor to each and every one of her students, especially those of us fortunate enough to spend a semester in the RHRC clinic."
- Katie Narbus '14
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
"I was trained by an amazing group of professors – from Spanogle, Gregory, Loper, Delogu, and especially my mentor, Martin Rogoff. I know that I received an education worthy of the best law schools in the United States."
- Ira Waldman '76
Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP