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CHARLES HARVEY, American Lawyer, Partner of VERRILL & DANA, specializing in the field of University of Michigan (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1985). Real Estate. Commercial Finance.


Harvey, Charles Albert was born on September 28, 1949 in Beverly, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles A. and Phyllis B. (O'Rourke) Harvey.


Assumption College (Bachelor of Arts, 1971). University of Maine (Juris Doctor, 1974). Editor-in-Chief, Maine Law Review, 1973-1974.


Associate Verrill & Dana, Portland, Maine, 1974-1979, partner, 1979-1995, Harvey & Frank, Portland, since 1995. Associate chief counsel President's Commission on Accident at Three Mile Island, Washington, 1979. Member advisory committee on civil rules Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 1978-1991, chairman advisory committee on cameras in trial courts, 1991-1993, consultant on civil rules, since 1996, chairman advisory committee on civil rules, 1987-1991.

Chairman advisory committee on local rules United States District Court Maine, since 1985, member civil justice advisory committee, 1992-1997. Chairman Maine Governor's Select Committee on Judicial Appointments, 1987-1991. Member Senator Olympia J. Snowe's advisory committee on appointment of the United States District Judge, United States Attorney and United States Marshal, 2001-2002.

Chairman grievance commission Maine Board Overseers of the Bar, 1996-1997.


  • Bar: Maine 1974, Massachusetts 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    • Of 1977 and 1981 Supplements to Field, McKusick & Wroth, "Maine Civil Practice," West. 2d ed. 1970. Chairman, Advisory Committee on Local Rules to United States. District Court, District of Maine, since 1983.Member, 1978— and Chairman, since 1989, Maine Supreme Judicial Court Advisory Committee on Civil Rules. Chairman, Governor’s Select Committee on Judicial Appointments, since 1987. Member, Grievance Commission, Board of Overseers of the Bar, Maine State Bar, 1989— Associate Chief Counsel, The President’s Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Island, 1979.


Trustee Portland Sympnony Orchestra, 1980-1989, president, 1987-1989, advisory trustee, since 1989. Trustee Portland Stage Company, 1984-1987, advisory trustee, since 1987. Trustee Waynflete School, 1990-1996.

Advisory trustee Maine Childrens Museum, 1992-1999, Maine Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, 1994-1999. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, Maine Bar Foundation. Member American Law Institute.


Married Whitney Ann Neville, September 21, 1985. Children: John Whitney, Charlotte Baird.

Charles A. Harvey

Phyllis B. (O'Rourke) Harvey

Whitney Ann Neville

John Whitney Harvey

Charlotte Baird Harvey