Drummond Woodsum Attorney Allen Kropp was recently appointed to the State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind and Visually Impaired by Governor Janet Mills. Allen has extensive expertise in civil rights compliance, program administration, and educating schools, colleges, and other stakeholders on disability and other civil rights matters.
The state will start accepting marijuana business licenses this month, but in some Maine communities that are welcoming the new industry, the race to be first in market has already begun. In a few it’s almost over, and in others the market is already closed, at least for now.
On Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued a decision in Degiacomo v. Sacred Heart University. The case involved an issue of first impression in the First Circuit – namely whether a bankruptcy trustee can “claw back” tuition payments made by insolvent parents on behalf of their child, where the parents subsequently declare bankruptcy.
Drummond Woodsum, one of northern New England’s premiere law firms, is pleased to announce that 39 of its attorneys have been selected to the 2019 Super Lawyers - New England list. Thirteen attorneys were named to the New England Super Lawyers list and another 16 ranked among New England’s Rising Stars - attorneys who are under 40, or have been in practice for 10 years or less.
In September 26, 2019. Governor Sununu signed into law a State budget (HB4) for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. Buried in the budget law is a provision that will increase the number of school district employees eligible for family and medical leave.