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Berman & Simmons lawyers named in Best Lawyers in America

By Trevor Maxwell on Aug. 15, 2016, at 4:38 p.m.
LEWISTON, PORTLAND, and BANGOR, Maine, Aug. 15, 2016 – Berman & Simmons, the top ranked law firm in Maine for representation of plaintiffs in civil cases, announced today that six of its attorneys have been selected for the Best Lawyers in America 2017 directory. In addition, attorney Benjamin Gideon was …
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Attorney Taylor Asen joins Berman & Simmons

By Trevor Maxwell on June 29, 2016, at 4:46 p.m.
LEWISTON, Maine, June 29, 2016 – Attorney Taylor Asen, a Maine native who spent the past two years in New York City representing plaintiffs in class action and mass tort cases, has joined the Berman & Simmons law firm. Asen will represent plaintiffs in personal injury cases, including motor vehicle …
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Berman & Simmons ranked as best plaintiffs’ firm in Maine

By Trevor Maxwell on June 20, 2016, at 2:07 p.m.
LEWISTON, Maine, June 20, 2016 – Berman & Simmons has once again been ranked by Chambers USA as the best law firm in Maine for the representation of plaintiffs. The firm earned the highest possible ranking in the ‘Litigation: Mainly Plaintiff’ practice area, and was the only firm in Maine …
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Berman and Simmons donates $2,000 to Tree Street Youth

By Trevor Maxwell on June 15, 2016, at 1:11 p.m.
LEWISTON, Maine, June 15, 2016 – Berman & Simmons, the leading personal injury and medical malpractice law firm in Maine, has donated $2,000 to support the Tree Street Youth Center’s 50 Day, $50K challenge. The firm’s donation puts the organization one step closer to reaching their final renovation goal of …
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Top Maine law firm adds practice area: Dangerous Drugs and Medical Devices

By Trevor Maxwell on March 28, 2016, at 7:02 p.m.
PORTLAND, LEWISTON, and BANGOR, Maine – Berman & Simmons, the largest law firm in Maine dedicated to representing plaintiffs in personal injury and medical malpractice cases, is expanding into a new area of law this year. The firm is now accepting clients who have been harmed by dangerous drugs or …
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Sarah Schindler, Maine Law professor, named 2016-17 LAPA Fellow at Princeton

By Trevor Maxwell on Feb. 02, 2016, at 12:14 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine, Feb. 2, 2016 — Princeton University has selected University of Maine School of Law Professor Sarah Schindler, one of the nation’s rising stars in the areas of land use law and urban policy, as a Fellow at the Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) for the 2016-17 …
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U.S. News again ranks Berman & Simmons among best in Maine

By Trevor Maxwell on Dec. 29, 2015, at 1:04 p.m.
LEWISTON, PORTLAND, and BANGOR, Maine – The Berman & Simmons law firm was recently selected as a Tier 1 law firm for its core practice areas, the highest possible achievement, in rankings announced by U.S. News – Best Lawyers. The annual Best Law Firms directory includes rankings based on client …
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Maine sports lawyer recognized as one of nation’s top 50

By Trevor Maxwell on Dec. 22, 2015, at 1:47 p.m.
Portland, Maine – Paul Greene, founder of Global Sports Advocates, was selected in 2015 as a noted practitioner of sports law in a national ranking conducted by Chambers USA. The recognition places Greene among the top 50 sports lawyers in the nation. Greene, whose firm is based in Portland, Maine, …
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New England Super Lawyers recognizes 11 Berman & Simmons attorneys

By Trevor Maxwell on Nov. 05, 2015, at 4:24 p.m.
PORTLAND, LEWISTON, and BANGOR, Maine, Oct. 22, 2015 – New England Super Lawyers, an exclusive listing of lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, has selected 11 Berman & Simmons attorneys for its 2015 directory. Attorneys Craig Bramley, Benjamin Gideon, Daniel Kagan, Jodi Nofsinger, …
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With more than 30 NDs in Maine, naturopathic medicine is on the rise

By Trevor Maxwell on Oct. 08, 2015, at 12:29 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — In 1996, a small group of trailblazers earned the right for Naturopathic Doctors to be licensed in Maine. Nearly two decades later, the movement is on the rise, sparked by consumer demand and led by NDs who combine age-old methods with the latest advances in science. There …
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Best Lawyers recognizes six Berman & Simmons lawyers, including three

By Trevor Maxwell on Aug. 19, 2015, at 11:47 a.m.
LEWISTON, Maine, Aug. 19, 2015 – Three lawyers at Berman & Simmons have been named as “Lawyer of the Year” for their practice areas, in a report issued this week by Best Lawyers in America® 2016. Overall, six Berman & Simmons lawyers were individually honored for excellence in the legal …
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John Sedgewick, longtime managing director, retires from Berman & Simmons

By Trevor Maxwell on Aug. 14, 2015, at 11:45 a.m.
LEWISTON, Maine, Aug. 14, 2015 – John Sedgewick, a longtime lawyer and managing director at the Berman & Simmons law firm, retired on July 3. Sedgewick played a key role in transforming Berman & Simmons from a small general practice trial firm into the leading personal injury and medical malpractice …
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Maine law firm makes the National Law Journal’s ‘Top 100 Verdicts’

By Trevor Maxwell on Aug. 12, 2015, at 11:46 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine, August 12, 2015 – Berman & Simmons’ $22.5 million court victory on behalf of an electrical lineworker has been recognized among the National Law Journal’s Top 100 Verdicts of 2014. The recognition represents a major achievement for the Berman & Simmons law firm, and also in the career …
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Chambers USA ranks Berman & Simmons as best plaintiffs’ firm in Maine

By Trevor Maxwell on June 23, 2015, at 10:28 a.m.
LEWISTON, Maine, June 23, 2015 – Berman & Simmons has once again been ranked by Chambers USA as the best law firm in Maine for the representation of plaintiffs. The firm was the only one in the state to be ranked in the ‘Litigation: Mainly Plaintiff’ practice area by Chambers, …
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Berman and Simmons lawyer earns highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell

By Trevor Maxwell on April 03, 2015, at 10:57 a.m.
LEWISTON, BANGOR, and PORTLAND, Maine, March 31, 2015 – Attorney Michael Bigos of the Berman & Simmons law firm has earned the highest possible peer rating in personal injury, litigation, and business law from Martindale-Hubbell. Martindale-Hubbell conducts peer review ratings of lawyers throughout the U.S., with the results based on …
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Third-year student at Maine Law honored as ‘Distinguished Bankruptcy Law Student’

By Trevor Maxwell on March 05, 2015, at 12:16 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine, March 5, 2015 — Kaitlyn Husar of Portland, a third-year student at the University of Maine School of Law, has been selected by the American College of Bankruptcy as the 2015 Distinguished Bankruptcy Law Student for the First Circuit. The prize for Husar includes a trip to the …
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Berman and Simmons lawyer appointed to Board of Overseers

By Trevor Maxwell on Feb. 11, 2015, at 4:18 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine, Feb. 5, 2014 – The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has appointed attorney Benjamin Gideon of Berman & Simmons to the Board of Overseers of the Bar, an independent agency that governs the conduct of lawyers in Maine. Gideon will serve as one of six lawyers on the board, …
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Maine law school waives application fees, will host prospective students on Jan. 16

By Trevor Maxwell on Dec. 29, 2014, at 11:12 a.m.
Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: University of Maine School of Law, 246 Deering Ave., Portland, Maine For more information: 207-780-4341; mainelaw.maine.edu PORTLAND, Maine, Dec. 29, 2014 – The University of Maine School of Law in Portland, the state’s public and only law school, has announced …
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Bramley named managing director at Berman and Simmons

By Trevor Maxwell on Dec. 26, 2014, at 3:19 p.m.
LEWISTON, Maine – Attorney Craig Bramley of Cumberland has been named Managing Director at Berman & Simmons, the leading personal injury and medical malpractice law firm in Maine. Bramley specializes in representing patients in medical malpractice cases. He has teamed with attorney Julian Sweet for the past 15 years. Together …
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New England Super Lawyers recognizes 12 Berman & Simmons attorneys

By Trevor Maxwell on Oct. 31, 2014, at 12:17 p.m.
LEWISTON, Maine, Oct. 31, 2014 – New England Super Lawyers, an exclusive listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, has selected 12 Berman & Simmons attorneys for its 2014 directory. Attorneys Craig Bramley, Benjamin Gideon, Daniel Kagan, Jodi Nofsinger, John Sedgewick, …