Maine Law students gear up for busy summer as Rural Practice Fellows

Here is a great article from Mainebiz: Maine Law students gear up for busy summer as Rural Practice Fellows. A three-year Rural Pilot Program launched last year by Maine Law with funding from the Maine Justice Foundation. PHOTO / TIM GREENWAY. Ryan Rutledge, left, and Cameron Goodwin, both students at the University of Maine School…Read More

17 April 2018, Posted in: Uncategorized

Falmouth lawyer’s life work is helping other attorneys in trouble

According to a recent study, lawyers suffer from substance abuse, anxiety and depression at almost double the rate of the general population, which jeopardizes more than their own health and welfare.

That’s why it’s so important to offer them confidential support and encouragement and to let them know they’re not alone, William Nugent said.…Read More

26 August 2017, Posted in: Press Release

Protecting the Vulnerable Remains a Priority

The following article ran in Maine Voices in the Maine Sunday Telegram on 6/4/17. The Maine Justice Foundation aims to help protect those who face additional barriers, even within systems to help them. BY ARNIE MACDONALD, SPECIAL TO THE TELEGRAM The motto “Equal Justice for All” engraved on our Supreme Court building is fundamental to America’s exceptional…Read More

5 June 2017, Posted in: Uncategorized

Bill Harwood Honored at Muskie Access to Justice Dinner

Last Tuesday Maine’s champions for civil legal aid celebrated the contributions of Bill Harwood, the 2017 honoree at the annual Muskie Access to Justice Dinner. Bill has in the course of a 38-year legal practice represented hundreds of low-income Mainers pro bono, helped put in place key recommendations of Senator Muskie’s Commission on Legal Needs,…Read More

5 June 2017, Posted in: Uncategorized

Bar Fellows Reception June 22, 2017

The Board of the Maine Justice Foundation invites all Bar Fellows to a special reception at the Summer Conference of the Maine State Bar Association. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres 5:00PM – 6:00PM, Thursday, June 22, at Sugarloaf Mountain, Carrabassett Valley; Narrow Gauge room on the 2nd level of the main lodge. Welcoming remarks by Bill Harwood,…Read More

1 June 2017, Posted in: Press Release