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.
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.
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.