Bruce A. McGlauflin

BRUCE A. McGLAUFLIN was born in Portland, Maine and currently resides in Bath, Maine.  He is admitted to practice in Maine, the State of New Hampshire, the United States District Court for the District of Maine, and in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Mr. McGlauflin is a 1973 graduate of Bucknell University (B.S.), the University of Maine Graduate School in Community Development (M.P.S.), and the University of Maine School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude), where he was the recipient of the West’s Award for Excellence in the study of Bankruptcy and the Independent Writing Project Award.  In 1996-1997, he served as Judicial Clerk to the Hon. Daniel E. Wathen, Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.

Mr. McGlauflin is the author of The exception that threatens to swallow the statute:  The statutory exception to Maine’s Unfair Trade Practice Act. 21 Me. Bar Journal 3 (2006); Something confusing happened on the way to modernizing Maine’s Adverse Possession Law, 25 Me. Bar Journal 1 (2010), and the Power of One, the Discretionary Authority of a Code Enforcement Officer, 29 Me Bar Journal 3 (2014). He received the Vincent L. McKusick Award for his 2010 article and for his 2014 article.  The award, which is referred to as “the Vincent” recognizes the Maine Bar Journal article that “best enhances the understanding of the law of this state.”

Mr. McGlauflin is a Fellow of the Maine Bar Foundation.  He is a Past President of the Bath Area Family YMCA and past Treasurer and Board Member of the University of Maine Law School Alumni Association Board of Directors.  He serves on the board of directors for the Mid Coast Health Services; and as Chairman of the Maine Legislative Action Committee for the New England chapter of the Community Associations Institute.


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