Alumni Profiles

John Nathans
Johnathan Nathans, the man who was cut out to be a big league catcher, is now making a name for himself as a lawyer in Portland, Maine. A 2012 graduate of the University of Maine School of Law, Nathans was hired in September 2013 by the law firm of Norman, Hanson & DeTroy. To read John's alumni profile, click here.

Ali Farid

Ali Farid (LL.M. Class of 2013) is originally from Baghdad, Iraq. Prior to coming to Maine Law he was a combat linguist and cultural advisor to the U.S. Army in Iraq. To read Ali's alumni profile, click here.
Annmarie Levins

Annmarie Levins (Maine Law ’83) is Associate General Counsel at Microsoft Corporation, where she manages the legal support for Microsoft’s U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries. Annmarie clerked for Judge James L. Oakes (U.S. Court of Appeals,2nd Circuit) and Justice Lewis F. Powell (U.S. Supreme Court), was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in New York and Seattle, taught at the University of Washington Law School, and joined Microsoft in 1998. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Brown University and earned a Ph.D. in political philosophy from Princeton University. To read Annmarie's alumni profile click here.
Marta Hurgin

Marta Hurgin, (Maine Law ’13) is a native of Windham, Maine. For her first job after Maine Law, Marta accepted a one-year position funded by Americorps and Legal Aid of Arkansas, helping clients within the state drug court program, and with civil legal issues such as housing, employment and parental rights. She will also represent asylum seekers and other immigrants at the U.S. Immigration Court in Memphis. To read Maine Law’s Q&A with Marta, click here.
Vendean Vafiades

Former judge and Bangor native Vendean Vafiades, (Maine Law ’85), joined Maine Law as Director of Advancement and External Affairs in 2012. To read additional information about Vendean, click here.
Dan Wathen
The Honorable Daniel E. Wathen (Maine Law ’65) served as Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court from 1992 to 2001. He now is of counsel at the law firm Pierce Atwood, where he has developed an extensive mediation and arbitration practice in Maine, Puerto Rico, and throughout the United States. To read Maine Law's Q & A with Dan, click here.
Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte, (Maine Law ’03) is a strong voice in the global fight against ethnic cleansing, and an inspiration for survivors around the world. To read Maine Law’s Q&A with Anna, click here.
Jack Montgomery, (Maine Law ’77) is a man of many talents. He is the practice leader for the Energy & Environmental Practice Group at Bernstein Shur, one of Maine’s largest law firms. He’s also a renowned fine arts photographer, with an eye for capturing the essence of his subjects. To read Maine Law’s Q&A with Jack, please click here.
Rebecca (Hershey) Headen, (Maine Law ’07), combines the very best of intellect and action. She has been a champion for civil rights, starting as a young woman growing up in Maine. At Goodwill Industries International, Headen manages a program that matches mentors with juveniles in America’s justice system, guiding them to success. To read Maine Law’s Q&A with Rebecca, please click here.
Robert LeBrasseur (Maine Law ’97) is a prominent criminal defense lawyer, with his own practice in Portland, Maine. In recent years, he has taken on some of the toughest cases in the state, and he has done it with the highest degree of professionalism and integrity. To read Maine Law’s Q&A with Robert, please click here.