<b>Ryan Rutledge</b>, left, and <b>Cameron Goodwin</b>, both students at the <b>University of Maine School of Law</b>, spent the summer as law interns in Aroostook County, which has just 75 registered lawyers.

Maine Law tackles the need for more young lawyers in state's rural communities

Renee Cordes |

Maine's rural communities could use more younger lawyers amid a looming shortage prompted by an aging out of the profession. Around the state, sole practitioners approaching retirement age are having...

Todd Mason, president and CEO of the Maine Credit Union League, says that credit unions are seeing growth in the youth market as college graduates go into their adult lives.

Maine Credit Union League's new CEO has upbeat outlook on his sector of state's economy

Renee Cordes |

Michigan native Todd Mason succeeded John Murphy as president and CEO of the Maine Credit Union League in April and its technology affiliate Synergent, returning to an...

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<b>Joan Fortin</b>, director of attorney recruiting at <b>Bernstein Shur</b>, in Portland. Because many recent law grads face student debt, the conversation about salary levels in Maine is broached much earlier than in the past.

Legal eagles: Young lawyers finding Maine's quality of life is a compelling reason to stay here

Maureen Milliken |

Lindsay Milne landed her dream job when she graduated from Fordham University law school in 2010, at Akin Gump in New York City.

Eaton Peabody, like other firms, tackles aging demographics

Laurie Schreiber |

Steady growth at Eaton Peabody is rooted in the law firm's Maine-centric vision of client service.

<b>Leslie Rothman</b>

How to: Attract great candidates and commit to 'customer-like' communication

BY Leslie Rothman

Drawing on data gathered from greater Portland job seekers and clients of Career & Workplace Directions, we've concluded that there...

Temperament assessments a good tool for building team effectiveness

BY Bill Stone of Promising Futures

How do you build good teams? Temperament assessments, such as the MBTI, the Personality Style Indicator or the DISC, provide a profile that is one of...


Maine's largest private schools

Ranked by total enrollment, fall 2018

1Thornton Academy, Saco1,651
2Berwick Academy, South Berwick604

Source: Each school via survey

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