In Memoriam: Juliet C. Holmes Smith

The sudden loss of Juliet Holmes-Smith on August 14 was stunning and tragic. As an attorney at Pine Tree Legal Assistance and later the founding Executive Director of the Volunteer Lawyers Project, Juliet spent a career fighting for Maine’s vulnerable – especially for those escaping domestic abuse. Juliet possessed a perfect balance of fortitude and…Read More

20 August 2020, Posted in: Featured, Uncategorized

Maine Law gets funding to continue Rural Lawyer Project

From October 23, 2019 – MaineBiz By Renee Cordes The University of Maine School of Law said it has received funding to continue the Rural Lawyer Project, launched in 2017 to improve access to justice in rural communities. Danielle Conway initiated the program during her tenure as dean, in a three-year pilot with funding from the Maine…Read More

31 October 2019, Posted in: Featured, Uncategorized

Justice for all LGBT Mainers? Not yet…

But with your help, we can make it happen for LGBT people. Imagine having your house, your health benefits or even your children taken away. You feel helpless. You don’t know what to do or where to turn for help. Now imagine you are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. Your situation just became more difficult…Read More

1 September 2016, Posted in: Featured