Tracy B. Collins
Tracy Collins graduated from the University of Maine with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism in 2004. She worked as a copy editor and features writer for the Bangor Daily News and received recognition for her work from the Maine Press Association, including, most notably, its Bob Drake Young Writer’s Award in 2006.
She graduated magna cum laude with a juris doctor from the University of Maine School of Law, where she served on the editorial staff of the Ocean and Coastal Law Journal and completed an externship with general counsel for the University of Maine System. She received recognition for her pro bono work during law school and was awarded as the outstanding health law student of the Class of 2011.
She proudly represented her hometown for seven years as an assistant district attorney with the Penobscot County district attorney’s office, where she handled serious felony and misdemeanor criminal cases at trial and on appeal, regularly representing the State at oral argument before the Law Court. She received special recognition from the Maine Prosecutors Association for her successful State’s appeal in State of Maine v. Matthew Collier, and she has completed training in the prosecution of computer crimes with the Secret Service at the National Computer Forensics Institute in Hoover, Alabama. She is honored to put her experience to work for her clients in private practice.