TEL: (207) 666-5601
FAX: (207) 666-5633
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Practice Areas: Civil Litigation
Additional Information: J.D. Degree, George Washington University 1968, Bachelor of Arts Degree Harvard College 1963, extensive professional experience as a practicing Attorney, In-House Counsel, Assistant Attorney General for the State of Maine and a business owner. Service in defense as both lead trial counsel and associate counsel in numerous murder/homicide cases, major drug trafficking cases, robbery, sexual assault cases and other jury tried felonies, often highly publicized. Includes oral argument before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court on many appeals. These include cases in which the Defendant prevalied notwithstanding counsel having been jailed in the middle of trial for overly aggressive conduct, and won at trial level even when the Jury came in with a guilty verdict. Civil experience including large and small personal injury cases, construction and other contract cases, employment litigation, state and federal discrimination, civil rights, sexual harassment hostile environment cases; veterans right cases; trial and appellate counsel in numerous domestic relations cases, including divorce and child protective services; also real estate title, foreclosure and surveying litigation, and estate litigation. Lead counsel in many personal injury civil torts cases, including medical malpractice, automobile liability and slip and fall litigation. Served as general counsel to two major County Comprehensive Employment Training Programs administering over $39 million of federal funds, successfully defending both agencies against First Amendment, Due Process and other wrongful termination actions. Served as Hearing Officer in numerous grievances. Successfully enjoined U.S. Department of Labor in U.S. District Court from axing the Maine Disabled Veterans Outreach Program. And most recently State Prison from preventing mail from religious volunteers. In short, a lifetime’s commitment to the challenge, pain, joy and variety of the general practice of law.
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