Campaign for Justice Announces 2023 Leadership Team

Augusta, ME – 2023 looks to be another challenging year for Mainers. Skyrocketing inflation, an uncertain economic future, an ongoing housing crisis and more factors continue to push more at-risk individuals into a tight spot. Maine’s civil legal aid providers help as many as they can, but resources don’t allow them to help everybody.

The …

29 March 2023, Posted in: Campaign for Justice, Press Release

Reminder: 2021 Gifts

All gifts and pledges to the Campaign for Justice must be paid or postmarked by December 31, 2021 to count toward the 2021 Campaign. Thank you for helping us make this year a success!…

6 November 2021, Posted in: Campaign for Justice

Juliet Holmes-Smith Honored with 5th Annual Peter J. DeTroy III Award

Hallowell, ME – Juliet Holmes-Smith has been honored by the Campaign for Justice with the 5th annual Peter J. DeTroy III Award for her work to equalize access to justice in Maine. Prior to her untimely death in August 2020, Juliet Holmes-Smith served as Executive Director of the Volunteer Lawyers Project.

The Campaign for Justice, …

15 September 2021, Posted in: Campaign for Justice

Just Released – 2020 Annual Report

The 2020 Campaign for Justice Annual Report has now been released. Thanks to the generosity of Maine’s legal community, together, we raised $626,000 to support legal aid in our state – the second-highest total since the Campaign’s inception in 2004. Read about it here.…

25 August 2021, Posted in: Campaign for Justice

Relay for Justice Virtual 5K Race June 25-27, 2021

The Maine State Bar Association New Lawyers Section (NLS) is hosting the Relay for Justice, a Virtual 5K Race to benefit the Campaign for Justice. The race will take place June 25-27th and will be completely virtual so anyone can participate, from anywhere, and at any point during the weekend.

As a a virtual race, …

1 June 2021, Posted in: Campaign for Justice