Jason is a litigation attorney representing individuals and businesses in a variety of civil matters. Jason enjoys helping clients navigate complex legal issues and achieve their goals.
Jason’s practice primarily focuses on commercial disputes, business torts, property disputes, land use and zoning matters, discrimination claims, and administrative proceedings. Jason has a particular focus on appellate litigation, representing clients in appeals of administrative decisions and in appeals before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.
Jason graduated cum laude from Villanova University School of Law. Jason began his legal career as a law clerk, first with the Maine Superior Court in Cumberland and Androscoggin counties, and then with the Maine Business and Consumer Docket, Maine’s specialized court for complex business litigation. Prior to joining Curtis Thaxter, Jason was an Assistant Attorney General in the Litigation Division of the Office of the Maine Attorney General, where he represented a State agency and its employees in civil matters before both State and federal courts.
Before law school, Jason earned his undergraduate degree from Elizabethtown College, where he was a member of the cross country and track and field teams and two-time qualifier for the NCAA Division III Cross Country National Championships. Jason also earned a master’s degree from the Seton Hall University School of Diplomacy and International Relations.
Jason lives with his wife and daughter in Portland, which serves as their basecamp for enjoying outdoor activities throughout northern New England.
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Litigation and Administrative Law
- J.D., cum laude—Villanova University School of Law
- M.A., Diplomacy and International Relations—Seton Hall University School of Diplomacy and International Relations
- B.A., Political Science—Elizabethtown College
Bar Admissions and Memberships
- U.S. District Court for the District of Maine
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
- Represented two clients in an appeal before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, which resulted in the reversal of a Superior Court decision awarding specific performance and damages under Maine Unfair Trade Practices Act. Brown v. Compass Harbor Village Condominium Association, 2020 ME 44, 229 A.3d 158.
- Represented a homeowner in a foreclosure action, obtaining judgment as a matter of law in favor of the homeowner at trial and successfully representing the homeowner in a subsequent appeal before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. U.S. Bank Trust, N.A. v. Keefe, 2020 ME 104, 237 A.3d 904.