Heidi J. Hart
Heidi Hart started at the firm in 2008, after serving as a law clerk for the Maine Superior Court. She is admitted to practice in Maine and Massachusetts.
Heidi graduated from the Maine University School of Law cum laude in 2007. In law school, Heidi was a teaching assistant for legal writing and for constitutional law. She also worked as an intern in the District Attorney’s office. In addition, Heidi worked at the Maine Women’s Policy Center, where she did substantial work on a project to address the lack of access to health insurance for women going through divorces which resulted in recommendations to change Maine’s statutes. Heidi received the Law School’s Moot Court awards in 2007 both for best argument and best brief. She also received an award from the ABA/BNA for Academic Excellence in Labor and Employment Law. The law school selected her to participate in the Edward T. Gignoux Inn of Court as a student member.
Heidi received her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern Maine. Prior to attending law school, Heidi worked as a Program Coordinator for Day One for several years. In that position, she oversaw programs aimed at preventing and dealing with child abuse and substance abuse. She staffed a statewide helpline, participated in many committees for the National Circle of Parents, helped write a national training manual and trained support group facilitators. Heidi has also spoken in several forums, including at the annual conference of the Association of Capital Reporters and Editors at the National Press Club, addressing the problems and needs of post-secondary education in welfare reform.
Heidi is doing work in all of the firm’s practice areas. Heidi has been appointed by the president of the Maine Senate to serve on the Maine Childrens’ Growth Council. She continues to be active in issues concerning the welfare of parents and their children.