Articles by Trevor Maxwell


Berman & Simmons lawyers named “Lawyer of the Year” for their practice areas

By Trevor Maxwell on Aug. 22, 2014, at 2:09 p.m.
LEWISTON, Maine, Aug. 22, 2014 – 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® 2015. In addition, five other Berman & Simmons lawyers were individually honored for excellence in …

Berman and Simmons ranked as top plaintiffs’ firm in Maine

By Trevor Maxwell on Aug. 08, 2014, at 2:13 p.m.
LEWISTON, Maine, Aug. 8, 2014 – Berman & Simmons has once again been ranked by Chambers and Partners as the premier law firm for the representation of plaintiffs in Maine. The firm was the only firm in the state to be ranked number one in the ‘Litigation: Mainly Plaintiff’ practice …
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Jury awards $450,000 to Gorham man injured in car accident

By Trevor Maxwell on Aug. 04, 2014, at 11:41 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – Following a three-day civil trial, a jury in Portland last week awarded $450,000 to a Gorham man who was seriously injured in a car crash four years ago. The Berman & Simmons law firm represented Tim Valeriani, 37, of Gorham. On Feb. 9, 2010, Valeriani was driving on Saco …
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Jonathan Sahrbeck

Former state prosecutor joins Portland law firm

By Trevor Maxwell on March 18, 2014, at 3:58 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – Attorney Jonathan Sahrbeck is a new associate at the law firm of Terry Garmey & Associates, based in Portland, Maine. Sahrbeck, a native of Cape Elizabeth, most recently served as an Assistant Attorney General for the state of Maine, based in York County. He previously worked as …
Maine State Ballet's 'The Nutcracker'

Maine State Ballet presents “The Nutcracker”

By Trevor Maxwell on Oct. 26, 2012, at 3:53 p.m.
Maine State Ballet’s holiday favorite, “The Nutcracker”, comes to Portland’s Merrill Auditorium again this year with nearly 300 dancers and the live music of the Maine State Ballet Orchestra. Order tickets by phone at 207-842-0800, or online at From the snowflakes falling above the Merrill stage, to each individual …
Maine State Ballet presents "Can-Can Parisien"

Maine State Ballet presents “Can-Can Parisien”

By Trevor Maxwell on Sept. 14, 2012, at 1:22 p.m.
Maine State Ballet presents “Can-Can Parisien,” a spirited, high-kicking comic ballet, in October at the dance company’s newly renovated theater, 348 U.S. Route 1 in Falmouth. Performances will be at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6; 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12; and 1 p.m. and 4 …
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