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Julie Redding - Board Member

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Julie Redding, LCPC, is the Clinical Director of the Community Caring Collaborative (CCC). A native of Washington County, Julie earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Maine, Orono and a Master of Clinical Psychology Degree at St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont. Julie has worked in children’s mental health as a Home/Community Therapy (65M) therapist and as an outpatient child and adolescent therapist for the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township, ME. While working for the Tribe, Julie developed prevention programs for children, served as the Program Manager for the Tribal Maine Families expansion, as well as the Young Child Wellness Expert for the first year of the SAMHSA systems of care grant, Project LAUNCH. Julie joined the CCC in the fall of 2015 as a consultant for the Early Childhood Consultation and Outreach (ECCO) program and was invited to oversee the program and serve as Clinical Director of the collaborative in the summer of 2016. Julie lives with her husband, son and black lab, and enjoys spending time with family, taking advantage of the beauty and character of Washington County and its people.


David Ray - Board Member

Yarmouth, ME

David Ray is a Bernstein Shur shareholder and member of the Construction Practice Group and Litigation Group.

Admitted to practice in Maine in 1977, Mr. Ray worked as an associate in the litigation department of a large Portland, Maine law firm until 1980, when he was appointed Law Clerk for the U.S. District Court for District of Maine. After completing his clerkship with the federal court, Mr. Ray became Staff Counsel and Assistant to U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell. After two years in Washington, D.C., Mr. Ray returned to Portland and became a member of Burns, Ray, DeLano & Macdonald, which merged with Bernstein Shur in 2000.

 

Mr. Ray’s practice is primarily focused in the area of construction law. He represents contractors, subcontractors, developers, lenders, sureties, and owners in all phases of construction law from bidding issues to job problems, mechanics’ liens, bond claims, design error and omission claims, and insurance coverage issues. Mr. Ray also has considerable experience in commercial, insurance, personal injury law and general civil litigation. Mr. Ray has tried numerous jury and non-jury trials in Maine’s state and federal courts and has substantial arbitration experience. Mr. Ray also frequently serves as a mediator and arbitrator for construction, commercial, and general civil disputes. Mr. Ray is a frequent lecturer in the area of construction law. Mr. Ray is recognized by Best Lawyers in America for his work in construction law and alternative dispute resolution. He is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell.