Civil Legal Services Legislative Funding Initiative under Way

The Maine Justice Action Group and Maine civil legal services providers have commenced a major legislative effort to secure funding for civil legal services in Maine. The initiative has been years in planning and preparation. With the guidance of JAG’s legislative advisory committee, and the support of Representative Barbara Cardone of Bangor, a bill (LD…Read More

27 March 2019, Posted in: JAG News

Maine Law symposium will look at Maine rural lawyer shortage

From March 25, 2019, Mainebiz: The shortage of lawyers in rural Maine will be tackled next month at a symposium hosted by the University of Maine Law School, part of the school’s ongoing effort to address the issue. The “Ensuring Equal Access to Justice in Maine’s Rural Communities Symposium” will include attorneys, judges, doctors and legal scholars.…Read More

25 March 2019, Posted in: Uncategorized