2022 Maine Law Fellowships announced

The University of Maine School of Law recently announced its Summer 2022 Fellowships for students. This year, 35 students in total benefit from a wide array of fellowships that give participants insights into different facets of legal professions, from work and research in District Courts to Arctic Law.

This is the full list of this summer’s fellowships:


Arctic Law Fellowships

Kristina Grimaldi ’23 

Cory Limberger ‘23


Bernstein District Court Fellowships

 Devin Forbush ’24 – Judge Ham-Thompson, Lewiston District Court 

 Liam Sheridan ’24 – Judge Powers, Portland District Court 


Bride Family Foundation Entrepreneurial Fellowship

Joseph Tavares ’24 

Bryant Wolff ’24


Charles A. Harvey Trial Practice Immersion Fellowship

 Kyla Smet ’23 


Cumberland Bar Association Public Interest Fellowship

 Meredith Westover, Volunteer Lawyers Project [Combination of MAPIL Fellowship & Cumberland Bar Association Public Interest Fellowship]


 Horace Libby Fund, Maine Public Utilities Commission

 Avery Cole ’24 


Linda Smith Dyer Fellowship, Maine Women’s Policy Center

Mariah Wood ‘24


MAPIL Fellowships

Haley Brazier, Pine Tree Legal Assistance 

Victoria Collins, Pine Tree Legal Assistance 

Sahra Hassan, Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project

Alice Keefe, Federal Defender’s Office 

Cory Limberger, Maine Audubon 

Hannah Pratt, Disability Rights Maine 

Jenn Thompson, Disability Rights Maine (Susan Calkins Public Interest Fellowship)

Paula Esteves, Maine Equal Justice 

Kendi Dykema, Volunteer Lawyers Project 

Meredith Westover, Volunteer Lawyers Project [Combination of MAPIL Fellowship & Cumberland Bar Association Public Interest Fellowship]


Rural Practice Fellows

Allison Dean ’24 – Mills, Shay, Lexier & Talbot, Skowhegan  

Pierre Dillon ’23 – Mailloux & Marden, Belfast  

Kristin Hebert ’24 – Camden Law, Rockport 

Elizabeth Wood ’24 – Law Office of Taylor Kilgore, Turner 


Cushman Anthony Clinic Fellowship

 Kelsey Cromie ’23 


James Roux Clinic Fellowship

Michael Poulin ‘23 


Roger Putnam Clinic Fellowship

Emily Mott ‘23 


Center for Law & Innovation Privacy Fellow

 Mark Sayre ’24 – International Association of Privacy Professionals


Economic Justice Fellow

 Matthew Cox ’24 – Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future


Susan Calkins Public Interest Fellowship

 Jennifer Thompson ’24 – Maine Equal Justice (also listed above under MAPIL fellows)


Maine Center Graduate Internships 

Rachel Bruns ’24 – Catholic Charities Maine Immigration Legal Services

Lee Foden ’24 – Maine Audubon Society

Jamie Nohr -23 – Maine Center for Juvenile Policy and Law

Jessica Payson ’24 – Maine Center for Juvenile Policy and Law

Lucy Weaver ’24 – Friends of Casco Bay