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Maine-based freelance legal services provider acquired by Ohio company

Dylan Martin |

Custom Counsel, a Maine-based provider of freelance legal services, has been acquired by a Dayton, Ohio-based company that provides outsourced law practice management...

Lawyer wins appeal in 'robo-signing' cases

Maine’s highest court has ordered the removal of a reprimand against a Portland lawyer who was connected to a scandal involving the "robo-signing" of foreclosure...

UMaine law school names new dean

Dylan Martin |

The University of Maine School of Law has named professor Danielle Conway as its new dean, making her the first African-American to lead Maine’s only law school.

Attorney sentenced for laundering drug funds

Gary Prolman, a Saco-based attorney, was sentenced to two years in federal prison sentence Tuesday for laundering $177,500 in drug money for a business partner.

Rockport businessman to pay $5M in fraud suit

A Rockport businessman has been ordered to repay his former Pearl River, N.Y.-based employer nearly $5 million for money he allegedly bilked over a 14-year period.

Lewiston law firm to argue before U.S. Supreme Court in online retailer case

Dylan Martin |

When attorneys George Isaacson and Matthew Schaefer of Lewiston-based Brann & Isaacson appear before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, they will be arguing for a case that holds...

Verrill Dana to become Maine's largest law firm

Dylan Martin |

Verrill Dana, one of Portland’s oldest law firms, is set to become the largest in Maine when it joins forces with Connecticut-based firm Levett Rockwood at the beginning of...

Maine's largest law firms

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Drummond Woodsum lawyers help Appalachian Mountain Club cash in on uncut trees

James McCarthy |

In his legal work for the Appalachian Mountain Club and the Maine Appalachian Land Trust, David Kallin has "walked the walk" and then some. This summer he hiked the entire...

'Big stick' ideology may give the needed leverage in overseas business relationships

Lori Valigra |

As Maine companies seek to move business beyond their own shore, local law practices are guiding the way, vetting potential partners, assuring local and international laws and treaties...