The Hon. Charles C. LaVerdiere earned a BA from the University of Maine in 1974, an MPA from the University of Maine in 1976, and a J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law in 1983. Judge LaVerdiere practiced law in Maine for 20 years, and served on the Board of Directors of many local and State civic and charitable organizations. He served 3 terms in the Maine House of Representatives and was House Chair of the Judiciary Committee. In 2003, he was appointed as a Maine District Court Judge. In 2007, he was appointed as Deputy Chief Judge of the Maine District Court, and in 2010 was appointed as Chief Judge of the Maine District Court.
He is an avid pilot, and a former Registered Maine Guide.