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Maine Administrative, Court, and Government Directory

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State of Maine

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Below is a directory of the Maine administrative, court, and government offices. This also includes the staff in most locations.


Capital: Augusta
1,328,361 (2010 Census)
State Information: (207) 287-5608
State Website: http://www.maine.gov

Administrative Office of the Courts

Administrative Office of the Courts
125 Presumpscot St., P.O. Box 4820 Portland, ME
04112 (207) 822-0792; Fax: (207) 822-0781
Website: http://www.courts.state.me.us
State Court Administrator: James T. (Ted) Glessner (207) 822-0710

Attorney Discipline

Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar
97 Winthrop St., Augusta, ME 04330
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 527, Augusta, ME 04332-0527
(207) 623-1121; Fax: (207) 623-4175
Email: board@mebaroverseers.org
Website: http://www.mebaroverseers.org
Exec. Dir.: Jacqueline M. Rogers
Bar Counsel: J. Scott Davis

Attorney General

Office of Attorney General
Burton M. Cross Office Bldg. 109 Sewall St. Augusta, ME 04330-6830
Mailing Address: 6 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0006
(207) 626-8800; Fax: (207) 287-3145
Website: http://www.maine.gov/ag
Atty. General: Janet T. Mills (Democrat)
Appointed

Banking Department

Bureau of Financial Institutions
76 Northern Ave. Gardiner, ME 04345
Mailing Address: 36 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0036
(207) 624-8570, (800) 965-5235; Fax: (207) 624-8590
Website: http://www.maine.gov/pfr/financialinstitutions
Superintendent: Lloyd P. LaFountain III

Bar Admissions

Board of Bar Examiners
40 Water St., 2nd Floor Hallowell, ME 04347
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 140 Augusta, ME 04332-0140
(207) 623-2464; Fax: (207) 622-0059
Email: execdir@mainebarexaminers.org
Website: http://www.mainebarexaminers.org

11 credits CLE required per year; 1 hour must be in ethics/professional responsibility.

Admission on motion with five of the last seven years practice in a Reciprocal Jurisdiction. Applicants for admission on motion must take 15 approved CLE credits before being admitted. Attorneys from NH and VT are only required to have practiced for three years preceding the submission of the application for Admission on Motion. Must have graduated from an ABA-approved law school.

Bar Association

Maine State Bar Association
124 State St., Augusta, ME 04330
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 788 Augusta, ME 04332-0788
(207) 622-7523; Fax: (207) 623-0083
Email: info@mainebar.org
Website: http://www.mainebar.org
Exec. Dir.: Julie A. Deacon
Email: jrowe@mainebar.org
Non-Integrated Bar
Annual Meeting - January, 2015

Chief Medical Examiner

Office of Chief Medical Examiner
30 Hospital St. Augusta, ME 04330
Mailing Address: 37 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 624-7180; Fax: (207) 624-7178
Email: chief-medical.examiner@maine.gov
Chief Medical Examiner: Margaret Greenwald, M.D.

Client Protection Fund

Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection
Board of Bar Overseers of the Bar
97 Winthrop St. P.O. Box 5084 Augusta, ME 04332-5084
(207) 623-7801; Fax: (207) 623-4175
Exec. Dir.: Jacqueline M. Rogers
Bar Counsel: J. Scott Davis

Corporations Officers

Bureau of Corporations, UCC & Commissions Dept. of State
Burton M. Cross State Office Bldg. 4th Floor, 111 Seawell St. Augusta, ME 04333-0101
Mailing Address: 101 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0101 (207) 624-7736
Annual Reports, New Filings, Notaries & UCC:
(207) 624-7752; Fax: (207) 287-5874
Email: cec.corporations@maine.gov
Website: http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec

Bur. of Corporations, Elections & Commissions
Deputy Secy, of State: Julie L. Flynn (207) 624-7736; Fax: (207) 287-5428
Email: julie.flyim@maine.gov
Dir.: Cathy Beaudoin (207) 624-7752; Fax: (207) 287-5874
Email: cathy.beaudoin@maine.gov

Criminal History Board

State Bureau of Identification
45 Commerce Dr., Suite 1 Augusta, ME 04333-0104
Mailing Address: State House Station #42 Augusta, ME 04333-0042
(207) 624-7240; Fax: (207) 287-3421
Website: http://www.maine.gov/dps/sbi
Website (Record Request Service): http://www.informe.org/PCR

Economic Development Administration

Department of Economic and Community Development
Burton M. Cross Bldg., 3rd Floor 111 Sewall St. Augusta, ME 04330
Mailing Address:  59 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0059
(207) 624-9800; Fax: (207) 287-8461
Website: http://www.maine.gov/decd
Commissioner: George C. Gervais

Governor's Office

Office of the Governor
1 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0001
(207) 287-3531; Fax: (207) 287-1034
Email: govemor@maine.gov
Website: http://www.maine.gov/govemor
Governor: Paul LePage (Republican)
Next election Nov. 2014

Highest State Court

Supreme Judicial Court
205 Newbury St., Room 139 Portland, ME 04101 (207) 822-4146
Website: http://www.courts.state.me.us
Chief Justice: Leigh Ingalls Saufley
Clerk of the Supreme Judicial Court: Matthew E. Pollack

Insurance Department

Bureau of Insurance
Dept. of Professional & Financial Regulation

76 Northern Ave. Gardiner, ME 04345
Mailing Address:  34 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 624-8475; Fax: (207) 624-8599
Superintendent: Eric A. Cioppa
Dir., Financial Examination: Stuart Turney
Physical address is only for Fed Ex or other overnight packages

Motor Vehicle Office

Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles Driver License Services Div.
29 State House Station 101 Hospital St. Augusta, ME 04333-0029 (207) 624-9000
Driver Records: Ext. 52116 TTY: (877) 456-8195; Fax: (207) 624-9154
Registration: Ext. 52149; Fax: (207) 624-9204, 624-9312
Website: http://www.maine.gov/sos/bmv

Fee for obtaining abstract: By mail: 3 year record, $5.00; 10 year record, $10.00; certified copy, additional $1.00; Fax back copy, additional $2.00. Online: 3 year record, $7.00; 10 year record, $12.00.

Police

Maine State Police
42 State House Station, Suite 1 45 Commerce Dr. Augusta, ME 04333-0042
(207) 624-7200; Fax: (207) 287-3042
Website: http://www.maine.gov/dps/msp
Website (Crash Reports Online Search): wwwl.maine.gov/online/mcrs

For Accident Reports write:
Maine State Police
Traffic Safety - Crash Records
State House Station 20 36 Hospital St. Augusta, ME 04333-0020
Automated: (207) 624-8939 Voice: (207) 624-8944 Fax: (207) 624-8945
Website: http://www.maine.gov/mcrs
Chief: Col. Robert A. 'Williams

Fee for obtaining accident report: $10.00

Probate, Recording and Notary Certificate Offices

Estate &Wills: County Registers of Probate Deeds and Mortgages: County Registers of Deeds Notary Certificates:
Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions
101 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0101
(207) 624-7752; Fax: (207) 287-5874
($10.00)

Senators, U.S.

Susan M. Collins (Republican)
413 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-2523; Fax: (202) 224-2693
Website: http://www.collins.senate.gov

Angus S. King, Jr. (Independent)
359 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. Washington, DC 20510 (202) 224-5344
Website: http://www.king.senate.gov

Secretary of State

Office of the Secretary of State
Nash School Bldg., 2nd FI. 103 Sewall St Augusta, ME 04333
Mailing Address:  148 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0148
(207) 626-8400; Fax: (207) 287-8598
Website: http://www.maine.gov/sos
Secretary of State: Matthew Dunlap (Democrat)
Elected by Legislature; next election Dec. 2014

Tax Department

Maine Revenue Services
51 Commerce Dr. Augusta, ME 04330
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1060 Augusta, ME 04332 (207) 624-9620
Income Tax: (207) 626-8475 Income Tax Fax: (207) 624-9694
Forms: (207) 624-7894
Compliance: (207) 624-9595; Compliance Fax: (207) 287-6627
Corporate Tax: (207) 624-9670; Corporate Tax Fax: (207) 624-9694
Estate Tax: (207) 626-8480; Sales Tax: (207) 624-6628
Website: http://www.mtune.gov/revenue
Exec. Dir.: Jerome D. Gerard

Victim Compensation Program

Victims' Compensation Program Attorney General's Office
Burton M. Cross Office Bldg.
6 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0006
(207) 624-7882; Toll-free: (800) 903-7882; Fax: (207) 624-7730
5 M.R.S.A. §§ 3360-3360-M (2001 Supp.; amended 2002)

Vital Statistics

Office of Vital Records
Department of Health and Human Services
220 Capitol St. Augusta, ME 04333-0011 (207) 287-1919
Recorded Message: (207) 287-3181; Toll-Free: (888) 664-9491; Fax: (207) 287-1093
VitalChek: (877) 523-2659

Births, deaths, marriages, divorces from 1923. Records prior from 1892-1922 must be obtained from the Clerk in town where event occurred.

Certified copy - $15.00. Additional copies ordered at the same time - $6.00 each. Records may be ordered via http://www.vitalchek.com for an additional fee.

Maine State Archives

84 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 287-5790; Fax: (207) 287-5771
Records: (207) 287-5792; Search Room: (207) 287-5795
Website: http://www.maine.gov/sos/arc/

Births, Deaths, Marriages from 1892-1922. County Court records dating back to 1639.

Certified copies of births, deaths, marriages - $15.00; non-certifies copies, $10.00; includes the non-refundable search fee.


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