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New State Law Sharply Expands FMLA For New Hampshire Schools

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.

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September 24, 2019
Remembering Hugh G. E. MacMahon

We at Drummond Woodsum & MacMahon are deeply saddened by the passing of our retired senior partner, colleague and mentor, Hugh MacMahon, on September 23. 

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September 3, 2019

Kaighn Smith
Kaighn Smith Jr. Cited by Ninth Circuit

In a recent decision addressing the complex area of federal court jurisdiction over lawsuits involving tribal sovereignty, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit cited Kaighn’s lead article from the New Mexico Law Review:  Federal Courts, State Power, and Indian Tribes.

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Five Drummond Woodsum Attorneys Named 'Lawyer of the Year' by Best Lawyers

Each year, the highly-regarded peer and client-review publication, Best Lawyers in America, designates attorneys in each ranking category as "Lawyers of the Year." This year we are proud to announce that five Drummond Woodsum attorneys have been so honored.

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Attorneys Kasia Park and Ed Benjamin Obtain Dismissal of Federal Lawsuit Brought By Parent of Student Who Drowned While on School Outing

On July 23, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine dismissed, with prejudice, a 1983 claim arising out of the drowning death of a seventh grade student while on a school sponsored outing at a state park.  On June 12, 2018, the City of Lewiston’s Middle School ...

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