Drummond Woodsum Attorneys at Law

Portland, ME        207.772.1941
Portsmouth, NH        603.433.3317
Manchester, NH        603.716.2895
800.727.1941



KASIA S. PARK

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207.253.0516 Phone
207.772.3627 Fax

Email

84 Marginal Way, Suite 600
Portland, ME 04101-2480


Assistant: Susan Bagley




PRACTICE AREAS

Higher Education
Litigation
Business & Commercial Litigation Civil Rights Litigation Employment Litigation

EDUCATION

University of Maine School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2013

University of Southern Maine, B.A., summa cum laude, 2008


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Maine
Massachusetts
U.S. District Court, District of Maine
First Circuit Court of Appeals

MEMBERSHIPS

Maine State Bar Association

Cumberland County Bar Association

Women's Law Association

Cleaves Law Library
Board Member , 2014


Gignoux Inn of Court

National Association of College and University Attorneys

Defense Research Institute


COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE

Pro Bono attorney for guardians ad litem representing abused or neglected children in child protection cases



PRACTICE AREAS

Higher Education
Litigation
Business & Commercial Litigation Civil Rights Litigation Employment Litigation

EDUCATION

University of Maine School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2013

University of Southern Maine, B.A., summa cum laude, 2008


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Maine
Massachusetts
U.S. District Court, District of Maine
First Circuit Court of Appeals

MEMBERSHIPS

Maine State Bar Association

Cumberland County Bar Association

Women's Law Association

Cleaves Law Library
Board Member , 2014


Gignoux Inn of Court

National Association of College and University Attorneys

Defense Research Institute


COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE

Pro Bono attorney for guardians ad litem representing abused or neglected children in child protection cases



Kasia Park is a member of the firm’s Trial Services Group concentrating her practice in the areas of civil rights and commercial litigation. Kasia defends police officers against claims brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, including claims of excessive force. She has served as defense counsel to Maine municipalities and counties to defend employees of those entities charged with civil rights violations. Kasia also provides counseling and litigation services to public and private colleges and universities on issues and complaints arising under federal laws, including Title IX of the Civil Rights Act. Kasia has advised and supported institutions of higher education during investigations by the Office for Civil Rights and compliance reviews by the U.S. Department of Justice. She also conducts independent Title IX investigations into sexual misconduct complaints.

Prior to joining Drummond Woodsum, Kasia worked at Pierce Atwood where she focused her practice on complex commercial cases representing clients from various industries including banking, energy, and insurance. In 2014, Kasia received the Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award for contributing the highest number of pro bono hours through her work as an attorney for guardians ad litem representing abused or neglected children in child protection cases.

While in law school, Kasia served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Kermit V. Lipez of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and interned at the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Upon graduation, Kasia was the recipient of the Faculty Significant Achievement Award.



Kasia Park is a member of the firm’s Trial Services Group concentrating her practice in the areas of civil rights and commercial litigation. Kasia defends police officers against claims brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, including claims of excessive force. She has served as defense counsel to Maine municipalities and counties to defend employees of those entities charged with civil rights violations. Kasia also provides counseling and litigation services to public and private colleges and universities on issues and complaints arising under federal laws, including Title IX of the Civil Rights Act. Kasia has advised and supported institutions of higher education during investigations by the Office for Civil Rights and compliance reviews by the U.S. Department of Justice. She also conducts independent Title IX investigations into sexual misconduct complaints.

Prior to joining Drummond Woodsum, Kasia worked at Pierce Atwood where she focused her practice on complex commercial cases representing clients from various industries including banking, energy, and insurance. In 2014, Kasia received the Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award for contributing the highest number of pro bono hours through her work as an attorney for guardians ad litem representing abused or neglected children in child protection cases.

While in law school, Kasia served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Kermit V. Lipez of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and interned at the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Upon graduation, Kasia was the recipient of the Faculty Significant Achievement Award.



NEWS

Ed Benjamin and Kasia Park Obtain Summary Judgment for Town of Windham in Police Deadly Force Case
April 12, 2017

Portland Police Officer Cleared in Excessive Force Suit
October 13, 2016

Edward Benjamin and Kasia Park Obtain Federal Court Verdict in Police Liability Case
May 26, 2016

Kasia S. Park joins Drummond Woodsum's Trial Services Group
6/1/2015

PRESENTATIONS

New Chief’s and Sherriff’s Seminar at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy
April 24, 2018


Civil Liability for Law Enforcement
April 25, 2017


NEWS

Ed Benjamin and Kasia Park Obtain Summary Judgment for Town of Windham in Police Deadly Force Case
April 12, 2017

Portland Police Officer Cleared in Excessive Force Suit
October 13, 2016

Edward Benjamin and Kasia Park Obtain Federal Court Verdict in Police Liability Case
May 26, 2016

Kasia S. Park joins Drummond Woodsum's Trial Services Group
6/1/2015

PRESENTATIONS

New Chief’s and Sherriff’s Seminar at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy
April 24, 2018


Civil Liability for Law Enforcement
April 25, 2017





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