On June 25, 2013, Attorney Julia G. Pitney presented at the annual training for new mediators of the Maine Foreclosure Diversion Program held in Hallowell. Julia’s presentation provided the creditor’s perspective on the foreclosure legal process from start to finish, identified critical issues for mediators to be aware of when conducting mediations, as well as… Read more »
Attorney Stephanie N. Strouse was elected Secretary of the Maine Estate Planning Council (“MEPC”) at the annual meeting held on June 13, 2013. The MEPC is an interdisciplinary group of estate planning professionals, including attorneys, certified public accountants, certified financial planners, chartered financial consultants, chartered life underwriters, and trust officers. For more information about the MEPC,… Read more »
D&D attorney Nate Huckel-Bauer was recently the guest expert on a Portland Press Herald online chat concerning resources available to entrepreneurs and small businesses in the Portland area. Nate is actively involved in the Portland startup and entrepreneur community through his work with Propel and the Maine Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. A transcript of… Read more »
“A Practical Guide to Residential Real Estate Transactions and Foreclosure in Maine,” Maine’s newest essential real estate treatise edited and co-authored by Christopher Pazar, and featuring contributing authors: Doug Britton, Paul Peck, Julia Pitney, Christopher Brooks and Patrick Lever, and is now available in print. This comprehensive manual provides attorneys the necessary information needed to… Read more »
Drummond & Drummond recently sponsored a team to participate in the first annual “Strikes for Scholars” bowl-a-thon organized by the Maine Real Estate and Development Association (“MEREDA”). The event, featuring a visit from former Boston Celtics MVP Cedric Maxwell, raised funds for scholarships offered by the ACE Mentor Program (www.acementor.org) for students pursuing studies in… Read more »
Drummond & Drummond is honored to announce that Attorney Paul Koziell was admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, April 1, 2013 as part of a group attorneys sponsored by the Suffolk University Law School. A 1993 Suffolk graduate, Mr. Koziell is presently of counsel for Drummond & Drummond.
Attorneys Phil Mancini and Julia Pitney will be speaking at the Maine Trial Lawyers Association’s 2013 Annual Meeting and Spring Seminar in Freeport, Maine, on Friday, March 22, 2013. They will be presenting on the issue of social networking and its ethical implications in trial work. For more information about the Seminar and this presentation,… Read more »
Horace W. Horton has recently been elected President of the Pine Tree Council Boy Scouts of America for the third year. In that capacity, Horace presided over the annual Distinguished Citizen Annual Dinner honoring Richard W. Peterson, President of Maine Medical Center, and the annual Governor’s Luncheon on March 13th with Governor Paul LePage. In… Read more »
On January 29, 2013, Drew Sigfridson, President of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), the state’s leading organization for commercial real estate professionals, presented Paul Peck with the President’s Award, a discretionary award given in recognition of someone who has “significantly stepped up to the plate on MEREDA’s behalf.” MEREDA recognized Paul’s passion… Read more »
On December 18, 2012, Attorney Andrew Pierce recently graduated from the Institute of Civic Leadership’s Young Emerging Leaders program. Each year, the program trains 30 young Maine professionals to serve at the executive level of various nonprofit organizations in the Portland area. Following graduation, Andy will be volunteering for North Yarmouth Academy.