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MAEGHAN MALONEY

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

District Attorney, Kennebec/Somerset Counties

-Elected in 2012 (special election), re-elected in 2014, and again in 2018.

-First in state to implement pre-trial electronic monitoring of domestic violence offenders.

-Began the Alternative Substance Abuse Diversion Program in Somerset County.

-Began the OUI (Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol) Diversion Program for Kennebec and Somerset Counties.

-Instituting Restorative Justice in all juvenile cases.

-Continue to support and grow the Veterans’ Court and the Co-occurring Disorders Court.

Member of the 125th Maine Legislature, Representative

-Sponsored bill establishing veteran courts in Maine.

Maloney Law Offices, Augusta, ME, Private Practice

-Ran my own firm specializing in family law, nonprofit law, and election law.

2008: Service Learning Grant, Augusta and Chelsea, ME, Grant for $98,892

-Wrote and obtained a grant from State Farm Insurance for the students at the Capital Area Technical Center and Stepping Stones Montessori Schools to institute a wind farm on campus.

Attorney General’s Office, Augusta, ME, Assistant Attorney General

-Multi-state tobacco settlement (including traveling to D.C. to work with other AAG's)

-Civil litigation in tax and bankruptcy, and child support. Provided assistance in election law and child protective.

Verrill & Dana, Portland, ME, Litigation Associate

-Commercial litigation, Campaign finance law.

Henry Luce Fellowship, Singapore, Fellow

-Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE). Researched and wrote Men, Women, and Violence, a report on the Singapore domestic violence laws. Helped organize and facilitate the International Women’s Day Conference.

District Attorney’s Office, Portland, Oregon, Assistant District Attorney

-Trial Unit and Department head of the Forfeiture Unit.

Professor Laurence Tribe, Cambridge, MA, Research Assistant

-Research and draft memos and briefs for Attorney General multi-state tobacco litigation.

-Writing assistant on the third edition of his treatise on American Constitutional Law.

-Research and editing on the brief concerning the right to die submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Watson Fellowship, International Independent Research

-A year of research abroad comparing government-run childcare in New Zealand, France, Germany.

Senator George Mitchell, Washington DC, Internship

-Attended hearings and wrote reports and delegation letters on Military Base Closure Hearings.


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

1997: Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, J.D., cum laude

-President/Editor in Chief of the Harvard Journal on Legislation.

-Truman Scholarship for public service.

1993: Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, B.A.in Pol. Sci., distinction

-Oak Leaf Award to the graduating female most outstanding in leadership and scholarship.

1989: Leavitt Area High School, Turner, Maine, valedictorian

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS

-Admitted to the Oregon Bar, September 1997.

-Admitted to the Maine Bar, December 1998.

-Admitted to the Federal Bar, December 2002.

PUBLICATIONS

The Bi-Partisan Campaign Reform Act: Unintended Consequences and the Maine Solution, Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 41, No. 2 (Summer 2004).

OTHER PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY SERVICE

Immigrant Resource Center of Maine, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault committee

Emerge board member

Spirit of America, Maine, Board Member

YMCA/Boys & Girls Club, Waterville, ME, Board Member

Sexual Assault Crisis and Support Center, Winthrop, ME, Board Member

Family Violence Project, Augusta, ME, Board Member

Augusta Trails, Augusta, ME, Board Member

Parent/Teacher Association, Chelsea, ME, President

-Obtained nonprofit status with Secretary of State and 501(c)(3) status with IRS.

Odyssey of the Mind, Chelsea, ME, Coach

-Coached 4th grade team. Won an invitation to world competition.

Boy Scouts of America, Augusta, ME, Co-Chair

-Planned and spoke at Boy Scout fundraiser honoring Bob and Patsy Crockett

Volunteer Lawyers Project, Portland, ME, Attorney

-Assist indigent clients in obtaining representation.

Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, Board of Managers

-One of four young alumnae members on the Board of Managers.

AWARDS, SPECIAL RECOGNITION, HONORS

2015: Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce

-Young Professional of the Year Award

2014: American Legion Certificate of Appreciation

-Recognizing my work on the Veterans Court

2012: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Certificate of Appreciation

-Recognizing my work on the Veterans Court

2012: Augusta Downtown Alliance, Certificate of Recognition

-Recognizing my volunteer work on the 501 (c)(3) nonprofit application.

2009: Augusta City Council Proclamation

-Recognizing my efforts in obtaining Service Learning Grant of $98,892 for the education community.