Michael R. Poulin

In Memoriam 1950 – 2020 Auburn, Skelton Taintor & Abbott is saddened to learn of the July 16th passing of our former colleague, retired shareholder and firm leader, Michael R. Poulin.  Mike was a fixture at Skelton Taintor & Abbott until his retirement on December 31, 2017.  As a shareholder at the firm and aRead More

CDC Issues New Guidance on Workplace Testing

To test or not to test?  The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently issued new guidance for employers to consider when engaging in COVID-19 viral testing under several common scenarios.  The new guidance (available HERE) emphasizes that employer should be strategic and have plan in place for testing.  Here’s what theRead More

Andrew Zulieve Named Chair of the Maine Bar Association Intellectual Property Division

Skelton Taintor & Abbott is pleased to announced that the Maine State Bar Association, Board of Governors has appointed Attorney Andrew Zulieve as leader of the groups Intellectual Property Section for 2020. Mr. Zulieve’s practice at Skelton Taintor & Abbott covers all non-patent areas of intellectual property law, trademarks and brand protection, copyrights, design rights,Read More

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Mandatory Poster Just Released

The FFCRA goes into effect on April 1, 2020, and the Department of Labor (DOL) just issued a FFCRA poster (access it HERE) that employers are required to post in a conspicuous location.  This means that employers should probably e-mail out the PDF poster to ensure compliance with the law’s notice requirements.               Time forRead More

Gosselin & Dubord Join Skelton Taintor & Abbott

AUBURN, Maine–Skelton Taintor & Abbott announces the hiring of three attorneys–Paul R. Gosselin, David R. Dubord, and Joan M. Egdall, –all currently of Gosselin & Dubord, P.A. of Lewiston.  Their projected starting date at Skelton, Taintor & Abbott is April 1, 2020.  As Gosselin & Dubord closes its longstanding office on Lisbon Street in Lewiston, itsRead More