Drummond Woodsum Attorneys at Law

Portland, ME        207.772.1941
Portsmouth, NH        603.433.3317
Manchester, NH        603.716.2895

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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Violence in the Workplace: Handling threats, identifying risks, and recommended policies

The Employment & Labor Group at Drummond Woodsum invites you to its quarterly complimentary Human Resource get-together. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), nearly 2 million American workers report having been victims of workplace violence each year.

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Portland, ME and Manchester, NH

Employment & Labor


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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June 1, 2018

Matthew R. Serge
NHMA Seminar Series: Zoning Ordinance and Building Code Enforcement


Challenges and Trends in Disability Services for Students and Employees

Drummond Woodsum's Higher Education Group invites you to join us on May 31st for a complimentary roundtable discussion and lunch on the topic of disability services for students.

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Portland, ME

Higher Education


Playing By the Rules: Schools, Sports and the Law

Athletics are a source of great excitement, emotion, and interest in New Hampshire schools. They are also one of the most common sources of potential legal liability and adverse publicity when something goes wrong.

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May 30, 2018

Kimberly A. Pacelli
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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NH Special Education Summit - Finding FAPE after Endrew F.

Now that the Supreme Court has ruled on what appropriate programming is for complicated children with disabilities, schools must really look hard at the child’s “unique circumstances” in order to develop “appropriately ambitious” programming!

Concord, New Hampshire

School & Education
Special Education


Fields of Green: Preparing Your Municipality for Cannabis

Towns will play an important role in shaping and regulating the marijuana industry in the state of Maine.  This symposium will feature experts who will help towns understand the scope and extent of their ability to regulate to make sure that they are able to safely take advantage of the economic development potential that exists with this emerging market.

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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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