John A. Hobson
Perkins Thompson Attorneys & Counselors at Law
Phone:(207) 774-2635 ext.
Address: One Canal Plaza, 9th Floor
Portland, ME 4112

Membership: American Board of Trial Advocates; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Maine Trial Lawyers Association (Member and Past President, Board of Governors).
University: Hampshire College; University of Massachusetts, B.A., 1977, University of Maine, J.D., 1983
Admitted: 1983, Maine; 1985, Massachusetts; 1988, District of Columbia
Biography: Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2006 to date, in the field of Construction Law. Listed in New England Super Lawyers (2007), in the field of Construction Law. Chair, Governor's Select Committee on Judicial Appointments, appointed by Governor John Baldacci (2003—; Vice-Chair, 2002-2003). Author, State of Maine section for Lien Law Online (, an authoritative website devoted to mechanics' lien law for all fifty states. Chapter Author, Inside the Minds: Construction Laws, Settlement and negotiation (Aspatore Books, 2007). Co-author, Maine State Construction Law Handbook and State Public Construction Law Source Book (CCH, 2002). Lecturer at numerous construction law seminars involving topics related to construction contracts with both public and private entities.