In June of 2016, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court created the Advisory Commission on the Uniform Bar Examination and named Jennifer Archer as the Chair of the Commission. After six months of study and consideration, the Advisory Commission recommended that the Court adopt the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) effective July 2017. The Commission concluded that… Read more »
Kelly, Remmel & Zimmerman is pleased to announce that attorneys Emily Atkins and Stephen Koerting, both 2016 magna cum laude graduates from the University of Maine, School of Law, have joined the firm. Emily Atkins focuses her practice on commercial, real estate, and business matters. During law school she was an articles editor on the… Read more »
On June 1, 2016, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court created the Advisory Commission on the Uniform Bar Examination, naming Jennifer Archer as the Chair. After studying the merits of adopting the Uniform Bar Examination, the Commission will issue a report to the Chief Justice containing its findings and recommendations no later than November 18, 2016…. Read more »
Lauri Boxer-Macomber recently ensured just compensation and full insurance policy limits for a client who was commuting home on his bicycle and hit by a motorist who failed to yield the right-of-way to him at a stop sign. Because Boxer-Macomber was retained soon after the crash, she was able to gather statements and evidence that… Read more »
The annual Maine Harbormaster Association meeting for 2016 was held at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine. Kelly Remmel & Zimmerman attorney R. Terrance Duddy presented on maritime law topics to the advanced class, full of experienced harbormasters from all across the state. Some of the topics discussed include the Harbormaster statute, liability issues, and federal… Read more »
On February 4, 2016 Chief Justice Leigh Saufley appointed Attorney Lauri Boxer-Macomber to serve on the Court’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee. The Committee oversees the Court’s mediation and other alternative dispute resolution programs. Lauri is excited about serving the public and the judicial branch in this new capacity.
Attorney Boxer-Macomber went the extra mile this month and appeared for one of her injured bike law clients in traffic court. Although the driver at fault initially contested the unsafe pass of Boxer-Macomber’s client and obtained defense counsel to fight the ticket, the driver ultimately agreed to judgment against her and paid the ticket. Boxer-Macomber… Read more »
Lauri Boxer-Macomber recently joined the Bike Law Network, a group of attorneys throughout the United States and Canada who regularly advocate for the rights of bicyclists in the courthouse, at the legislature and on the roadway. Lauri is honored to be able to work with this group of talented attorneys who share her commitment to… Read more »
The Bangor Daily News recently featured a story about the nearly 1.8 Million Dollar Judgment obtained by Kelly, Remmel and Zimmerman attorneys Graydon Stevens and Lauri Boxer-Macomber on behalf of their clients in a case involving the interplay between employment and personal injury law. The case was litigated for several years and survived an earlier… Read more »
Terrance Duddy has been included in the 22nd edition of The Best Lawyers in Americafor his work in the areas of Admiralty and Maritime Law and Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs. Terrance has been included for at least 10 years and has been selected as one of the best in his specialty.