AUBURN, Maine – Effective Jan. 1, 2019, attorney Jim Pross, who joined Skelton Taintor & Abbott in 2018, has become a shareholder (partner) in the firm.
“Jim has been a great addition to our firm family and we welcome him as a partner,” said Bryan Dench, Chairman of Skelton Taintor & Abbott.
Pross’s practice areas include workers’ compensation law, commercial real estate, municipal and government law and social security disability. He represents both employers and employees in workers’ compensation matters. Pross also has experience in appellate work before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court where he prevailed in a significant workers’ compensation discrimination case.
Active in the legal and local communities, Pross has served as president of the Androscoggin Land Trust and recently completed a two-year term as an Auburn City Councilor and a joint two-year term as a member of the Auburn School Committee. He is also a sought-after speaker for human resources groups, attorneys and business organizations.
“I am honored to be elevated to partner at Skelton Taintor & Abbott,” says Pross. “Over the last year, the firm has become ‘home’ to me and I can’t imagine working with a finer group of attorneys. The firm’s long-standing reputation for excellence is well deserved. I look forward to being a steward of that reputation and the firm’s future. I truly love working on Main Street in the heart of Auburn’s downtown with my Skelton Taintor & Abbott family.”
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 www.STA-Law.com or call 207.784.3200.