Justin Cary works with private employers, schools, municipalities, developers, and Tribal Nations on a wide spectrum of matters. He is passionate about building close relationships with clients to acutely understand their needs, deliver holistic solutions, and create pathways for a conflict-minimized future.
During his time at the University Maine School of Law, he received the Corporate Business Law Award, worked as an Arctic Fellow, and served on the Ocean and Coastal Law Journal and on the Moot Court Board. Justin graduated with Honors and a Certificate with Distinction in Business and Transactional Law. While in law school, Justin was a Student Attorney with the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic and worked closely with the Refugee and Human Rights Clinic.
Before attending Maine Law, Justin did a year of service with AmeriCorps and worked for Habitat for Humanity, providing low-income housing to families in need. He received an undergraduate degree in Government with a Concentration in Economics from Colby College while working part-time on the Portland waterfront as a deckhand.
A native of Maine, Justin chases outdoor beauty in Maine’s oceans and mountains. In his free time, you will find him volunteering for WMPG, a community radio station, playing the alto saxophone, and teaching Mainers how to surf in the winter and take care of their beaches. He aspires to take on as much pro bono legal work as possible.
University of Maine School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
Colby College, B.A., magna cum laude
Certificate with Distinction in Business and Transactional Law, 2022
Corporate/Business Law Award, 2022
Environmental and Coastal Law Journal, Former Articles Editor
AmeriCorps, Former Member