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July 25, 2018

Gary D. Vogel
Gary Vogel Assumes Role as President of MEREDA

Gary Vogel, attorney at Drummond Woodsum, is the new president of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association, a statewide organization of commercial real estate owners, developers and related service providers.

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July 13, 2018

Adam R. Cote
Adam Cote Resumes Practice at Drummond Woodsum

Drummond Woodsum is pleased to have Adam Cote resume his law practice after an extended absence while he campaigned for the democratic nomination for governor of Maine.  He travelled the state holding numerous events and meeting with constituents to promote his vision for the state.  The race was close, but in the final ...

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US Supreme Court Issues Decision in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31

On June 27, 2018, the US Supreme Court issued its decision in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31. The Court held that the First Amendment to the US Constitution prohibits the compulsory payment...

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Youth Lacrosse Festival in Down East Maine Pays Tribute to Sport’s Tribal Roots

Modern-day lacrosse is relatively new to Maine, on display at several small colleges and an increasing number of high schools in central and southern parts of the state.  But 31-year-old Corey Hinton is taking the game back to those whose descendants played the original version of the sport centuries ago, often as a tool of diplomacy between Indian tribes.

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Indian Law

Tim Steigelman Presents at the Arctic Futures Institute

Drummond Woosdum attorney Tim Steigelman presented at the Arctic Futures Institute’s 2018 summer institute. Tim’s presentation addressed the overlapping international and domestic legal regimes in the region with a focus on maritime law and environmental disasters, including ship owner and cargo owner interests.

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June 7, 2018

Peter C. Felmly
Peter Felmly to Lead Drummond Woodsum's School and Local Government Group

Drummond Woodsum is pleased to announce that Peter Felmly will lead the firm's School and Local Government Practice Group.  As Practice Group leader, Mr. Felmly assumes responsibility...

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Superior Court Judge Rules that the LePage Administration Must Follow the Voter-Approved Medicaid Expansion Law

Last November 60 percent of voters approved Medicaid expansion, making Maine the first state to expand the program through a citizen-initiated referendum. Governor LePage, who has consistently  opposed expansion, refused to implement the law unless the legislature approved...

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Rethinking Suicide Prevention after Nguyen v. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

In a closely watched case, Massachusetts’ highest court recently decided that in certain limited circumstances, colleges and universities have a duty to protect students from self-harm, possibly giving rise to tort liability for the institution. 

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May 24, 2018

Laura J. O'Neill
Laura O’Neill Joins Drummond Woodsum’s Special Education Practice

Drummond Woodsum is pleased to welcome Laura O’Neill as an Associate Attorney in the School and Local Government Practice Group.  Laura’s practice will focus on special education and general school law questions.  Before joining Drummond Woodsum...

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