Emery seeks reelection as Knox County probate judge
Rockland — Judge Carol R. Emery announced March 11 that she is seeking reelection to the position of Knox County Judge of Probate. S
he has filed 200 signatures with the Secretary of State, the maximum number of signatures specified for this office.
“It has been my honor to serve the citizens of Knox County as Probate Judge. I am looking forward to continuing my work helping county residents with such matters as the probate of wills, guardianships, conservatorships, adoptions and name changes," Emery, a Republican, said in a news release.
In addition to her regular duties as Probate Judge, she is “on-call” 24 hours a day to rule on emergency initial child protection matters and other time-sensitive matters. She manages the judicial docket and presides at the Probate Court sessions at the Knox County Courthouse in Rockland.
Emery further stated that “Courtroom experience, continuing legal and judicial education, justice and compassion are essential qualities for a Probate Judge.”
Emery is a past secretary and president of the Maine Probate Judges Assembly whose membership includes the Probate Judges from Maine’s 16 counties. She successfully completed the probate section course at the National Judicial College. Judge Emery is a member of the Knox County Bar Association and is a past president of that organization. She is also a past president of Parent Works, an organization that assists separating families. She currently serves as secretary of Maine ProMusica, a non-profit organization promoting classical orchestral music in Maine.
She and her husband, former Congressman David Emery, are residents of Tenants Harbor. They have one son, Albert Emery, who will complete Medical School this May.
For further information, please contact Judge Carol R. Emery at 594-8911 (law office) or 372-8025 (home).