Brian P. Molloy was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, and moved to Maine in 1976. He is a graduate, summa cum laude, of the University of Maine, with a degree in European History. Mr. Molloy received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Maine School of Law in 1994, winning the Legal Writing Prize for his 1993 book-length paper, “Against All Enemies, Foreign and Domestic: Use of the Military in Civil Law Enforcement”. He is admitted to practice before all Maine courts, the United States District Court for the District of Maine and the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Maine.
After an association in general practice with the law firm of Curtis & Griffin in Orono, and with the late David A. Bower in Bangor, Mr. Molloy established his own practice in July, 2002. On March 1, 2011, Mr. Molloy merged that practice with Lanham Blackwell.
Mr. Molloy is a member of the American Bar Association, the Maine Bar Association, and the Penobscot Bar Association.
Mr. Molloy is a veteran of the United States Air Force and served with the United States Army during Operations Desert Storm/Provide Comfort. He presently serves as a Judge Advocate Officer with the Maine Army National Guard and is Staff Judge Advocate for the 52nd Troop Command, Bangor, Maine.
In 2002 and 2003 Mr. Molloy served as chair of the Orono Neighborhood Task Force which worked with the Orono Town Government and Council, the Orono Police and Fire Departments and the University of Maine in drafting and enacting new municipal ordinances to better regulate rental properties in the community — particularly a rental unit registration ordinance and disorderly property ordinance. The committee also dealt with noise reduction and the implementation of safer traffic restrictions in certain neighborhoods.
Aside from his practice and duties with the National Guard, Mr. Molloy enjoys hiking, cross-country skiing, biking, kayaking, travel, music, history and literature. He is an apprentice piper with the Maine St. Andrew’s Pipes and Drums and a communicant of St. John’s Catholic Church in Bangor.
Mr. Molloy resides in Orono with his wife and his sons, Patrick and Conall.