2017 Frank M. Coffin Lecture

Ambassador Rick BartonSAVE THE DATE: The 25th annual Frank M. Coffin Lecture on Law and Public Service will be delivered by Ambassador Rick Barton, the first Assistant Secretary of State for Conflict and Stabilization Operations. Ambassador Barton will discuss, “International Peacebuilding: America’s Role in a Troubling World” on October 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Abromson Community Education Center. Registration information will be available soon.


Judge Frank M. Coffin

Hon. Frank M. Coffin

The Frank M. Coffin Lecture Series honors the late Judge Frank M. Coffin, longtime federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, former member of Congress, renowned leader and mentor in public service, and beloved friend of Maine Law. For more information on Judge Coffin view the Frank M. Coffin Catalog of Speeches, Addresses, and Lectures. This is a catalog of more than 140 speeches, addresses and lectures given by Judge Coffin on the following topics: the judiciary as an institution, judging, the law, the legal profession, legal education, and tributes to other judges, politicians, world leaders, professors and scholars.