LePage Swears In New District Judge
Greg Campbell took his oath in Bangor’s Penobscot Judicial Center, swearing to uphold the constitution.Governor LePage swore him in, making Campbell the state’s newest district judge.”This is a great honor. I’m going to work very hard and be fair and impartial and going to be the very best judge that I can,” said Campbell.The courtroom ceremony was well attended. In the audience were Campbell’s family and friends, fellow judges, and members of the legislature.After being sworn in, he received his judicial robe. His three children helped him put it on for the first time. “It’s great to see how many people came out and supported him. We’re so proud of him and we know he’ll do a wonderful job,” said his daughter, Katie Campbell.Campbell formerly worked as an assistant district attorney in Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties. He says his experience in the courtroom will help him in his new role.”I have a lot of trial experience and I’ve appeared before a lot of different judges and hopefully I’ve learned from them over the years that I’m going to use common sense and fairness to do do the best job that I can for the people of the state of Maine,” he said.Campbell is the first judge to be sworn in under the LePage administration.