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Dec 19, 2012

Michael R. Poulin appointed to Attorney Fee Arbitration Commission

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AUBURN, Maine – Effective January 2013, Skelton, Taintor & Abbott shareholder Michael R. Poulin begins a three-year appointment to the Fee Arbitration Commission of the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Composed of both lawyers and non-lawyers, the commission arbitrates fee disputes between clients and attorneys who practice in the state of Maine. The Board of Overseers is the body appointed by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court to oversee the practice of law in Maine.

“The commission is designed to protect clients first and foremost so that they have a forum for resolving fee disputes relatively quickly, inexpensively and simply,” said Michael.

Michael has practiced law with Skelton Taintor & Abbott since he was admitted to the bar in 1982. His practice focuses on healthcare and hospital law, employment and labor law.

Skelton, Taintor & Abbott is one of Maine’s leading law firms serving individuals and businesses in litigation and general representation throughout northern New England for more than 150 years. The firm has been named in U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in America. For more information, visit or call 1-800-639-7026.