University of Maine School of Law

University of Maine School of Law

The University of Maine School of Law is an American Bar Association-accredited law school located in Portland, Maine. It is Maine's only law school and is a part of the University of Maine System, operating independently from other units within the system. The law school's current Dean is Leigh Saufley, who assumed the post in 2020. Since 1972, the School of Law has been located in the University of Maine School of Law Building, which is adjacent to the University of Southern Maine's Portland campus.

Many of Maine's judges, legal scholars, politicians, and community leaders are graduates of the law school. Notable alumni include the Chief Justices of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, Leigh Saufley and Daniel Wathen, current governor Janet Mills, several former governors, former Maine Senate President Libby Mitchell, and U.S. District Court Judge John A. Woodcock, to name just a few. According to Maine's official 2017 ABA-required disclosures, 62.7% of the Class of 2017 obtained full-time, long-term, Bar Passage Required/JD Advantage employment ten months after graduation.


246 Deering Avenue, Portland, ME 04102


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Main Phone Number 207.780.4355

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