Micah A. Smart

Associate

Portland Office
100 Middle Street
P.O. Box 15235
Portland, Maine 04112-5235
Phone: 207-992-4319
Fax: 207-274-5286

Micah is an Associate in Eaton Peabody’s Business Practice Group based in Portland, Maine. Prior to joining Eaton Peabody, Micah graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maine School of Law in 2016, where he was the Treasurer for the Maine Association for Public Interest Law and Communications Director for the Student Bar Association. Micah currently serves on the Board of Directors of the New Lawyers Section of MSBA and is a member of the City Council of the City of Saco.

Prior to law school, he spent a year as a volunteer English instructor in Colombia. Before Colombia, he worked as a docket manager and paralegal in one of the largest intellectual property firms in Utah, where he managed the litigation docketing department, trained attorneys and staff, and assisted with case development. He has also worked as a paralegal in a small, general practice startup firm and an environmental litigation firm that counted numerous Fortune 500 companies as clients.

Micah graduated cum laude from Quinnipiac University with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice.

Publications:

Dawn of the Debt: The Increasing Problem of Creditors Infecting the Discharge Injunction with Zombie Debt, 70 Me. L. Rev. 35 (2018)

Trouble Brewing: Backlash over craft brewing trademark suits makes brand protection a tricky proposition, Maine Brew Guide, Spring 2017, pp. 22

Areas of Practice for Micah A. Smart

Bar Admissions

State of Maine
United States District Court for the District of Maine
United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maine
First Circuit Court of Appeals

Education

University of Maine School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2016
Quinnipiac University, B.A., 2007

Memberships and Affiliations

Edward Thaxter Gignoux Inn of Court
Maine State Bar Association
New Lawyers Section of MSBA, Board of Directors
Cumberland Bar Association
York Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute

Honors

Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition Finalist and Best Brief Award (2015)
University of Maine School of Law Commercial Law Award (2016)
Laurie A. Gibson Award for Excellence (2016)