Employee Handbooks for 2020 and Beyond

Skelton Taintor & Abbott attorney Amy Dieterich will present at the HR Workshop titled Employee Handbooks for 2020 and Beyond. The seminar which is being put on by the Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce, and Central Maine Human Resource Association, will be held on January 22nd from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Oxford Casino HotelRead More

Braden Clement Becomes Shareholder of Skelton Taintor & Abbott

AUBURN, Maine – Effective Jan. 1, 2020, attorney Braden Clement–who represents individual clients in a range of civil litigation matters, including plaintiff’s personal injury, professional malpractice, product liability, commercial disputes, family law, and immigration–has become shareholder (partner) in the firm. Clement joined Skelton Taintor & Abbott in 2017. “Braden epitomizes the diverse talent at SkeltonRead More

Pross Elected to Androscoggin Land Trust Board of Directors

AUBURN, Maine – Skelton Taintor & Abbott shareholder Jim Pross has been elected to the Androscoggin Land Trust’s board of directors, on which he previously served from 2009–2018, including two years as president. The Androscoggin Land Trust is a private, non-profit membership organization dedicated to protecting natural areas, landscapes, and outdoor experiences in the AndroscogginRead More

Rockland Rotary Club Luncheon Speaker: “Misconceptions about Trademarks”

 Skelton Taintor & Abbott Attorney Andrew (Andy) Zulieve was guest speaker to a very receptive and interactive group at the November 20 Rockland Rotary Luncheon. His presentation focused on common misconceptions of trademark law by businesses and the legal problems they can create.  Attorney Zulieve explained the legal perils of adopting a descriptive (“weak”) trademark,Read More

DA, ADAA, Title VII, ADEA, EPA, MHRA, GINA: What does this alphabet soup mean? They are all employment discrimination laws that you should know about!

Next Tuesday, November 5th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Attorney Amy Dieterich will be discussing the various state and federal laws that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in the workplace in Maine. You will learn what qualifies as a disability, when and how employers are requiredRead More