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June 1, 2019

C. Christine Fillmore
ZBA Decision Making, NH Office of Strategic Initiatives, 25th Annual Spring Planning & Zoning


May 22, 2019

C. Christine Fillmore
NH Health Officers’ Association Annual Conference


A Guide to Effective Code Enforcement Workshop


May 14, 2019

C. Christine Fillmore
Municipal Association Webinar: Who Not to Hire!


April 25, 2019

Elek A. Miller
Attorney Elek Miller to Speak as Keynote at the METDA Photocopier and Printer Showcase

The Maine Educational Technology Directors Association (METDA) has invited Elek Miller to be their keynote speaker at their inaugural Photocopier and Printer Showcase and Learning Event.  Elek will discuss the intersections of technology and the law, especially as it pertains to print, copy and document management. He will cover topics including privacy, copyright, human resources and document retention.

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April 22, 2019

Hannah E. King
Don’t Be a Dope About Maine’s Cannabis Laws: Legal tips to avoid risk while running a New England cannabis business

Maine voters passed the Marijuana Legalization Act in 2016, which became law in 2018. Within a year, businesses were already starting to sprout up. But those interested in making a quick buck may want to seek other ventures, says Hannah E. King, a cannabis attorney with Drummond Woodsum in Portland, who also helped draft the legislation. Though legal cannabis has proven to be successful since 2012— when it was first legalized in Washington and Colorado—the industry remains highly regulated, volatile, difficult to navigate and, more than anything, risky.


April 19, 2019

David J. Backer
David Backer Reappointed to Probate and Trust Law Advisory Commission

David Backer, Drummond Woodsum’s Practice Group Leader for Trust and Estate Planning, was recently reappointed by the Maine Supreme Court to a fourth term as...

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April 18, 2019

Melissa A. Hewey
Melissa Hewey is Appointed to the Judicial Nominations Advisory Committee by Governor Mills

Governor Janet Mills recently signed an Executive Order creating a Judicial Nominations Advisory Committee and named its nine members including Drummond Woodsum attorney Melissa Hewey.  The Governor’s Judicial Nominations Advisory Committee will evaluate and advise Governor Mills on potential candidates for judicial appointments and reappointments.

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Maine Employers Are Prohibited from Using or Inquiring about Employment Applicant’s Compensation History

On Friday, April 12, 2019, Governor Mills signed a bill prohibiting employers from using or asking about a prospective employee’s compensation history “unless an offer of employment that includes all terms of compensation has been negotiated and made to the prospective employee, after which the employer may inquire about or confirm the prospective employee’s compensation history.” 

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504 Conference - Freeport

Many of you have heard our 504 overview. But this conference is much more, and meant as a hands-on deep dive into how to manage your 504 system. Allen and Eric will provide an overview of the controlling legal principles, but the vast majority of the session will be interactive and hands on, and focus on key 504 issues facing districts across the State. 


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