This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.

Nan Heald

Pine Tree Legal Assistance
Executive Director
Portland ME
Nan Heald has been the executive director of Maine’s largest legal aid provider, Pine Tree Legal Assistance, since 1990. She grew up in Maine and is a graduate of Smith College and George Washington University Law School. Nan worked for the federal government and in private practice before joining Pine Tree as a staff attorney in its Native American Unit in 1985. Nan is an active participant in Maine’s access to justice activities and has been a trainer on a variety of topics at state, regional, and national conferences and gatherings. She recently completed service on the ABA Veterans Legal Services Initiative Committee. Nan was honored as a White House Champion of Change in 2011 and received the ABA Grassroots Advocacy Award in 2015. In 2018, she became a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.