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General Counsel

The University of Maine System is a corporate and independent legal entity created by and organized under the private and special, and public laws of the State of Maine and as such may sue and be sued only in its corporate capacity as the University of Maine System.

The Office of General Counsel was created to provide all legal advice significantly affecting the legal position of the University of Maine System through the General Counsel acting in his/her role as legal counsel to the University of Maine System or by outside counsel authorized by General Counsel per Board policy.

Staff


J. Kelley Wiltbank, General Counsel
University of Maine System
16 Central St., Bangor, ME 04401-5106
207-973-3229; Fax: 207-973-3239

Nina R. Lavoie, Senior Associate General Counsel
University of Maine System
University of Maine at Augusta, 46 University Drive, Augusta, ME 04330
207-621-3073; Fax: 207-621-3074
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Leonard Agneta
Director, Maine Patent Program
Associate General Counsel for Intellectual Property
University of Maine System, 246 Deering Ave., Suite 115, Portland, ME  04102
207-973-3238; Fax: 207-973-3239

Jeffrey Thaler
University of Maine Schools of Economics & Law
Visiting Professor of Energy Law & Policy
Assistant General Counsel
246 Deering Avenue, Suite 112, Portland, ME 04102
207-228-8539; Fax: 207-831-8185

Michele L. Smith, Administrative Assistant II
University of Maine System
Office of General Counsel, 16 Central St., Bangor, ME 04401-5106
207-973-3238; Fax: 207-973-3239

E-mail for all Counsels: university.counsel@maine.edu

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