Life Member Award
Congratulations to Jon S. Oxman, Esq. for receiving the Maine State Bar Association “Life Member Award” for 50-Years of faithful and meritorious service to the Maine Bar.
Haley K. Hunter Joins LCW as an Associate Attorney
LINNELL, CHOATE & WEBBER, LLP is pleased to announce that Haley K. Hunter, Esq. has joined the firm as an Associate. Haley will concentrate her practice in the areas of criminal defense, family law, juvenile law, protections from abuse/harassment, and general...
Jon S. Oxman Inducted as a Fellow of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
Congratulations to Jon S. Oxman on being inducted as a Fellow of the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers on March 28, 2020. The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers has been established to honor those attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their...
MAINE REST BREAK LAW
This article discusses the Maine rest break law for employees.
MEDIATION CLAUSES IN CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS
This article discusses mediation clauses in construction contracts – a Maine construction contracts article.
NEW OVERTIME EXEMPTION SALARY THRESHOLD
This article discusses employee overtime exemption rule change and salary requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act
LAWYER TRUST ACCOUNTS
This article discusses the new reporting requirements for banks handling lawyer trust accounts for attorneys and law firms. The banks must report overdrafts to the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar and are required to enter into an agreement to do so.
MILITARY EMPLOYMENT LAWS
EMPLOYMENT LAWS SPECIFIC TO MILITARY EMPLOYEES Federal Laws Protecting Military Employees Federal law protects military employees through the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), 38 U.S.C. § 4301 et seq. The intent of USERRA is to ensure...
EVICTIONS IN CAMPGROUNDS
STATUTORY GUIDANCE When ejecting a camper from a campground premises, the campground owner does not always need to comply with the rigid, time-consuming, and costly eviction (forcible entry and detainer) process set forth in Maine’s landlord/tenant laws. For instance,...