About Jerry ConleyJerry Conley is the oldest of twelve children and a lifelong resident of Portland, Maine. He is a graduate of Cheverus High School, Saint Anselm College (summa cum laude), and the University of Maine School of Law.
Jerry worked as an Assistant Attorney General from 1980-1982 representing the State of Maine in child abuse cases. He served Governor Joe Brennan as general counsel in the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations from 1982-1984. He was a member of Governor Brennan’s Parole Board from 1984-1986.
Jerry was elected to the Maine House of Representatives from 1986-1990. He was also elected to the Maine State Senate from 1990-1994. During his years representing the City of Portland in the Maine Legislature, Jerry served as Senate Chair of the Judiciary Committee and as a member of the Judiciary, Labor, and Human Services Committees. Jerry also served as a member of Governor John Baldacci’s Judicial Selection Committee from 2006-2010.
In 1984, Jerry became a partner and founding member of Cloutier, Conley & Duffett, P.A. He specializes in criminal defense, personal injury, and public employee disability cases. He is married and lives with his wife, Mary Cahill, and their three children, Patrick, Connor and Kieran, in Portland.