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Tara K. Bates

Tara K. Bates

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Reason: Not Practicing

About me

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


Practice areas


  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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MEAuthorized to practice law199611/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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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