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Mark LawrenceDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 35
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Mark W. Lawrence (born 1958) is an American lawyer and Democratic politician currently serving in the Maine Senate. Lawrence represents Senate District 35, comprising the towns of Eliot, Kittery, Ogunquit, South Berwick, York and part of Berwick. Lawrence was born in Kittery and attended Bowdoin College and the University of Maine School of Law where he was elected to his first term in the Maine House of Representatives. He has served a total of three terms in the Maine House and is serving his sixth nonconsecutive term in the Maine Senate, where he served as president from 1996 to 2000. Lawrence was the 2000 Democratic United States Senate nominee, challenging incumbent Olympia Snowe, and in 2008 he unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination for Maine's 1st congressional district. Lawrence pursued private law practice for 14 years before becoming the York County District Attorney from 2003 to 2010. In 2010, he returned to private practice and operates the Lawrence Law Firm out of Kittery.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Maine Law School
1987 - 1990
Bowdoin College
Bachelor of Arts Government/Ethics
1976 - 1980
Past Positions1 - 10 of 10
Maine State House of Representatives
2016 - 2018
Maine State Senate
1996 - 2000
Minority Leader
Maine State Senate
1994 - 1996
Maine State House of Representatives
1988 - 1992
Law Office of Mark W. Lawrence
2011 - Current
District Attorney
York County, Maine
2003 - 2010
Attorney, Of Counsel
Law Office of Patrick S. Bedard
1998 - 2003
Lawrence & Associates, Public Attorney
1994 - 1997
William P. Briggs, Public Attorney
1990 - 1993
Liberty Mutual Insurance
1981 - 1984
Other Experience1 - 13 of 13
Kittery Land Trust
Founding Member
Laudholm Land Trust
Founding Member
Laudhom Trust in Wells
Maine-New Hampshire Border Commission
Commission on Public Financing of Elections
American Association for Justice
AIDS Response Seacoast Advisory Board
Maine Trial Lawyers Association
Past Director
Kittery Chamber of Commerce
Maine Public Broadcasting Network
Kittery Historical and Navel Museum
Former Chair
Insurance and Financial Services Committee, Maine State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Committee on Labor and Housing, Maine State Senate