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James A. Clifford

James A. Clifford

Practice areas:

Civil Rights, Employment & Labor, Education, Litigation, Criminal Defense

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Licensed since 1997

  1. Criminal Defense: 20%
  2. Litigation: 20%
  3. Education: 20%
  4. Employment & Labor: 20%
  5. Civil Rights: 20%



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Law Office of James Clifford LLC

One Monument Way
Second Floor
Portland, ME, 04101



MEAuthorized to practice law199708/14/2015

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Drinan Fellowship in Criminal LawDrinan Family1995

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalLaw Office of James Clifford, LLC2010 - Present
CounselTaylor McCormack & Frame LLC2007 - 2010
CounselPrivately Held Business2006 - 2007
PrincipalLaw Office of James Clifford, PC2002 - 2006
AssociateHutchins Wheeler & Dittmar2000 - 2002
AssociateBernstein Shur Sawyer & Nelson1998 - 2000
Assistant District AttorneyHampden County District Attorney's Office1997 - 1998


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Disability Rights CenterBoard of DirectorsN/A
STRIVE USteering CommitteeN/A
Maine Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Maine Employment Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Maine State Bar Association, Lawyer Referral and Information Service CommitteeBoard MemberN/A
Council of Parent Attorneys and AdvocatesMemberN/A
Town of CumberlandPersonnel Appeals Board and Cumberland Housing CommitteeN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolN/AJ.D.1997
Colby CollegeHistory and GovernmentB.A.1990