This year’s President’s Award went to Charlie Soltan, the MDA’s general counsel. Charlie is someone the Board has relied upon regularly for his guidance, direction and support. He is a class act, and the MDA is lucky to have him looking out for our best interests.
Charlie is the Managing Member of Soltan Bass, LLC. He’s a 1980 graduate of Indiana University, taught high school social studies in Maine at Skowhegan Area High School from 1980 through 1984, and received his law degree magna cum laude in 1987 from Vermont Law School, now the Vermont Law & Graduate School.
Charlie has served over 30 years as a Director of Legal Services for the Elderly, Inc., has been appointed by multiple governors to the Maine Children’s Trust, and current member of the Legislative Task Force of the Justice Action Group, a group of private attorneys and members of the Judicial and Legislative branches dedicated to increasing access to justice for all Mainers. Over the course of his career, Charlie has received multiple awards from various entities.
Outside of work, Charlie and his spouse Kathy love to learn, experience and participate together, with family and friends, in the adventures of life’s journey.