Attorney Donald S. Hornblower has practiced law in Maine for 24 years. Don majored in Philosophy and English in college and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston College in 1982.
After working in the counseling and social service fields and in alternative sentencing programs, he attended the University Of Maine School Of Law, where he received a Juris Doctor degree in 1991.
While Don was in law school, he worked forSentencing Options, a program designed to recommend alternative sentences (sentences that were alternatives to jail and prison terms) to courts in Maine.
Don was admitted to practice law in Maine in 1991, and began his legal practice in courts in the Androscoggin, Franklin, Oxford and Cumberland counties.
In that same year he was also admitted to the Massachusetts Bar and the United States District Court for Maine. Over the past 24 years, Don has represented clients in criminal, family, divorce, bankruptcy,child protective, protection from abuse, civil, and personal injury cases.
Within his criminal practice, Don has represented clients in cases ranging from misdemeanors such as Assault, Theft, OUI, OAS, to serious felonies, such as Drug Trafficking, Aggravated Assault, and Operating after Habitual Offender, Robbery, Burglary, and Murder.
With clients accused of an administrative and criminal OUI charges, Don vigorously investigates and prepares a defense for every case. He represents his client ineach stage of every proceeding, from administrative hearings at the Departmentof Motor Vehicles to motion hearings and trials at court.
Don is presently serving as the Defense Attorney Liaison for the Androscoggin County Drug Court, a program designed toclosely monitor, treat, and evaluate eligible offenders who have committed crimes as a consequence of serious addictions to drugs and/or alcohol.
Don has also served as a committee member on the Maine Alliance of Drug Treatment Courts. He is a member of the Maine BarAssociation, the Maine Association of Criminal Defense lawyers, the Androscoggin County Bar Association, and the Maine Trial Lawyers Association.
He is a past committee member of New Beginnings, a program advocating for and serving the needs of local disadvantaged teenage youth. Don was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, and now calls Maine home. He resides in Portland with his wife, Amy, two children, and dog, Manny, who was named in honor of Red Sox legend, Manny Ramirez.