Adria LaRose, Esq.

After graduating from law school, Adria practiced law in San Francisco for over a decade. She worked at McCutchen Doyle representing high tech clients in copyright and trademark infringement lawsuits and other complex business litigation matters, and also worked at public interest firms such as the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, representing environmental and other public interest organizations.

After their daughters were born, Adria and her husband moved to Maine. She has practiced law in Bangor with Eaton Peabody and Rudman Winchell, and clerked for a magistrate judge at the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine. Before joining the MBS faculty, she taught journalism and media law at UMaine from 2016 to 2023.


  • J.D., Stanford Law School (1990)
  • B.A., Anthropology, University of Missouri (1987)

Teaching Areas

Business Law

Professional Certifications

  • Member of the Maine and California state bars
  • Admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the District of Maine, the Northern, Central, Eastern, and Southern Districts of California, and the District of Arizona, the First and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the U. S. Supreme Court