Benjamin P. Campo, Jr.

(207) 591-5747


  • University of Maine School of Law, J.D. (2002)
  • Hobart College, Bachelor of Arts, English (1990)

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Maine
  • U.S. District Court, Maine
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Maine

Membership & Community Involvement:

  • Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Board of Directors (2010-2016); Executive Committee (2011-2016);
  • Cumberland/North Yarmouth Recreation Lacrosse, Assistant Coach (2011- present); Greely Middle School, 7th Grade Girls Lacrosse Head Coach (2013)
  • Maine State Bar Association, Consumer and Financial Institution Section (2009-2011)
  • Greater Portland Chamber of Commerce, City Affairs Committee (2006-2011)

Publications & Recognition:

  • Sterling Education Services CLE Seminars: 2007 (2), 2009, 2010 (“Landlord/Tenant Law,” “Landlord-Tenant Law: Beyond the Basics,” “Commercial Landlord/Tenant Law,” “Landlord-Tenant Law”)
  • Maine State Bar Association CLE Seminars: 2008 & 2009 (“Maine Landlord Tenant Law,” “Foreclosure Update: Changes to Maine’s Foreclosure Laws”)
  • Lorman Education Sevices, Inc., CLE Seminar: 2009 (“Evictions: Residential and Commercial”)
  • National Business Institute, Inc., CLE Seminar: 2013 (“Real Estate Foreclosure: A Step by Step Workshop”)

Ben Campo’s practice is focused on dispute resolution. He utilizes a client-first approach to address his client’s long-term and short-term goals. Ben has more than 10 years litigation experience having resolved many diverse types of disputes between businesses and individuals in Maine’s state and federal Courts, including real estate disputes, property rights, contract law, bankruptcy, collections, creditor/debtor rights, personal injury, civil rights and family matters. Ben’s broad general practice and his demonstrated versatility allow him to approach each case with an unusually broad and holistic perspective and to craft comprehensive solutions to the legal issues his clients face.

Representative Cases:

First Union National Bank v. Richard R. Curtis III, 2005 ME 108 – Held that a mortgagee and subsequent assignees were exempt from the Improvident Transfer of Title Act when the mortgagee provided something of value.

Midcoast CoHousing Land Acquisition, LLC v. The Riverhouse Trust, 2008 ME 70  – Held that a restrictive covenant only applied to the specific restrictions and could not be expanded to infer intent.

In re McKinney, 344 B.R. 1 (Bankr. D.Me. 2006) – Ruled that real property sold at a public sale pursuant to the foreclosure process and sold prior to the time the “auctioneer’s hammer falls,” extinguished a Debtor’s right to cure the mortgage default under the Bankruptcy Code.