Davida Barter

Davida BarterDavida has been a legal secretary/paralegal since 1972 and employed at Mills, Shay, Lexier & Talbot since 1982. She graduated from Skowhegan Area High School and has taken public administration courses at the University of Maine.

Davida’s duties at Mills, Shay, Lexier & Talbot include family matters, real estate, wills and probate.
She has participated in numerous legal secretarial/paralegal seminars. Since 1975, she has been a member of NALS, the association for legal professionals, and was instrumental in forming Kennebec-Somerset Legal Secretaries Association (KSLSA), now known as NALS of Central Maine. Davida is a past president of NALS of Central Maine and NALS of Maine. She has received KSLSA’s Legal Secretary of the Year Award, and NALS of Maine Award of Excellence, NALS Voices of the Past Award in 2001 and the Rotary Club Paul Harris Fellow in 2011.

She is very active in community affairs. She has been a member of GFWC/Maine Federation of Women’s Clubs since 1974 and served as its president from 1994 to 1996.General Federation of Women's Clubs She is a past president of the GFWC/Semper Fidelis Club and past president of the Skowhegan Chamber of Commerce.

She has held elected positions on the Board of Selectmen for the Town of Skowhegan and currently holds the position of Secretary/Treasurer of Coburn Park Commission. She received Citizen of the Year Awards from the Chamber of Commerce in 1982 and 1992, as well as from the Skowhegan Madison Elks in 2001. She also serves as a Board of Director of the Margaret Chase Smith Foundation and is Secretary/Clerk of Somerset Woods Trustees.

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Mills, Shay, Lexier & Talbot Areas of Practice

Automobile and Motorcycle Accidents Personal Injury Cases
Wrongful Death Cases Divorce and Custody Disputes
Drug Offenses and All Criminal Matters Parental Rights
Elder Law and Probate / Estate Planning Construction Contracts
Discrimination Claims Workers’ Compensation
Drunk Driving Real Estate
Social Security Disability Malpractice Cases

Contact Info

Map Skowhegan OfficePhone: 207.474.3324
Fax: 207.474.3609
PO Box 9
263 Water Street
Skowhegan, ME
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