Kristen R. Dorion

(207) 591-5747

Education

  • University of Maine School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2015
  • Husson University, Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, Paralegal Studies, 2012

Bar Admissions

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

Recognition, Memberships and Community Involvement

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Maine Trial Lawyers Association
  • Maine Association for Public Interest Law Fellowship, 2013
  • Cumberland County Bar Association Public Interest Fellowship, 2013
  • Volunteer, Maine Volunteer Lawyer’s Project Family Law Helpline, 2013 – 2014
  • Volunteer, Student Conduct Committee for the University of Southern Maine System, 2014
  • Recognized by University of Maine School of Law’s Pro Bono Legal Service and Community Legal Service Program, 2015
  • Recognized by University of Maine School of Law for her Third-Year Writing Project: A Case for Co-Occurring Disorder Courts in Maine: Therapeutic Jurisprudence is the Answer to Rehabilitate Offenders and Reduce Recidivism Rates, 2015

Kristen joined the firm as an associate attorney in 2015. She utilizes her life and professional experiences to provide efficient, competent, and compassionate representation to clients, whether they find themselves involved in a legal matter by choice, or by necessity. Kristen’s practice style is direct and informative, so her clients understand what has happened in the past, what is currently happening, and where their legal situation is headed.

During law school, Kristen gained valuable litigation experience, and further developed her interests in the areas of personal injury law, family law, and criminal law. Kristen worked as a Family Law Advocate for the Maine Volunteer Lawyer’s Project, and served as a student attorney at the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic, where she represented clients in family law matters, as well as protection from abuse and harassment cases in Maine District Court. Kristen worked as a student attorney prosecutor for the Cumberland County District Attorney’s office, gaining court room experience with the Unified Criminal Docket, and developing insight into how cases progress through the criminal justice system. Kristen also served as a student attorney at the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic, where she represented clients in family law matters, as well as protection from abuse and harassment cases in Maine District Court. At Douglas McDaniel & Campo, Kristen continues to represent clients facing criminal charges as well as assisting clients with all manner of civil disputes.

Kristen is a life-long “Mainer” and currently resides in Portland, Maine. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the area, jogging around Back Bay, developing new recipes, and spending time with friends and family.