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Tara K. Bates

Tara K. Bates

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Reason: Not Practicing

Practice areas:

Litigation, Business, Personal Injury, Family

    About Me

    Tara lives in Yarmouth, Maine, and recently founded Starlight Baking Company with her husband, Randall.


    Practice Areas

    Licensed since 1996

    1. Litigation: 50%
      19 years
    2. Business: 30%
      14 years
    3. Family: 10%
      9 years
    4. Personal Injury: 10%
      9 years

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    Contact Info



    MEAuthorized to practice law199608/14/2015

    Professional Misconduct

    We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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    Legal Answers

    Work Experience

    TitleCompany NameDuration
    AssociateLaskoff & Associates2010 - Present
    Law Clerk - Office of the Chief JudgeMaine State Judicial Branch2006 - 2010
    Contract AttorneyBallou & Bedell2001 - 2006
    Contract AttorneyBerman & Simmons2000 - 2004
    Appellate CounselYork County District Attorney's Office2000 - 2006
    Assistant District AttorneyCumberland County District Attorney's Office1997 - 2000
    AssociateLaw Offices of William Maselli1996 - 1997


    Association NamePosition NameDuration
    Maine Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
    Androscoggin County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
    Maine State Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
    New Hampshire Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
    Androscoggin County Bar AssociationMember1996 - 1997

    Legal Cases

    Case NameOutcome
    State v. KirbyAffirmed
    Applied Underwriters v. Combined Management, Inc.Motion to Dismiss Denied - case ultimately settled

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    School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
    University of Maine School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
    University of New HampshirePhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
    Boston UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts Candidate 1987-89N/A