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The Maine Justice Foundation is dedicated to ensuring access to civil justice for low-income and vulnerable Mainers by providing charitable investment opportunities to individuals, families and organizations as well as grants to support civil legal aid and other related initiatives, education and services. Our belief that "Fairness Matters" drives our mission of supporting the legal advocates who are working on the front lines every day. Read More

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We are Hiring an Executive Director

The Maine Justice Foundation seeks a full-time Executive Director. Please submit a cover letter, resume and three to five references to Joan Gilbert at info@justicemaine.org or by mail at 40 Water Street, Hallowell, ME 04347. …Read More

8 January 2020, Posted in: Our Work

We are Hiring an Assistant Development Director

The Maine Justice Foundation, the state’s largest of funder of civil legal aid, seeks a talented professional with annual campaign and/or major gift fundraising experience. The Assistant Development Director will support and take part in the Foundation’s range of fundraising activities: an annual giving campaign of $600,000+ for legal aid agencies; unrestricted support for the…Read More

6 January 2020, Posted in: Our Work

Report shows how to fix the broken defense system for Maine’s poor

From the Portland Press Herald Editorial Board, 4/10/19: Low-income Mainers are not being treated equally before the law. The U.S. Constitution says every American has the right to legal counsel when the stakes are high. In practice, however, the 80 percent of defendants who cannot afford an attorney are often left to navigate an adversarial…Read More

11 April 2019, Posted in: Featured

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Some of Our Valued Financial Partners:

Kennebec Savings Bank

Kennebec Savings Bank

Maine Savings Federal Credit Union

Maine Savings Federal Credit Union

Rockland Savings Bank

Rockland Savings Bank

The County Federal Credit Union

The County Federal Credit Union

Partners Bank

Partners Bank

First Federal Savings & Loan Association of Bath

First Federal Savings & Loan Association of Bath