This two hour seminar will review the new laws enacted by the First Session of the 128th Maine Legislature (non-emergency laws effective approximately mid-October 2017), the implications of these new laws for Maine municipalities, and current legal issues for municipalities. Topics typically include land use, environmental and energy, county government, and “Right-to-Know” law issues. The seminar is designed for municipal employees and officials, attorneys and planning professionals.
Mr. Bower is a Bangor native whose practice includes municipal, land use, environmental and energy law. Prior to joining Jensen Baird Gardner & Henry, Mr. Bower served as law clerk to the Hon. John A. Woodcock, Jr., U.S. District Court for the District of Maine. Mr. Bower also practiced for ... Read More
Ms. Burns practices municipal and land use law. From 1987 to 1998, she served as Associate Corporation Counsel for the City of Portland, where she worked in the area of land use law and served as the advisor to the Planning Board and Planning Department. In addition, she worked with ... Read More
Ms. Dunn concentrates her practice in the areas of employment law, administrative law and municipal law. She has practiced in these areas before State and federal courts and administrative agencies in Maine for more than 30 years. Ms. Dunn served as Commissioner of Labor for the State of Maine from ... Read More
Mr. Dale concentrates his practice in all aspects of municipal law. Prior to joining Jensen Baird Gardner & Henry in 1986, Mr. Dale served as Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Bangor and then as Corporation Counsel for the City of South Portland. Subsequently, he served as Acting Corporation Counsel ... Read More
Ms. Daggett concentrates her practice in all areas of municipal law. Since joining the law firm in 1992, she has provided representation on zoning, land use, taxation, election, personnel and litigation matters to a wide range of public clients. She coaches a variety of sports for Cumberland County Special Olympics ... Read More
Mr. Epstein practices in the area of municipal finance. He has served as bond counsel on a wide variety of municipal financings. Mr. Epstein has also represented municipalities and developers in a number of tax increment financings. He is a member of the National Association of Bond Attorneys and is ... Read More
Ms. Tibbetts concentrates her practice in the area of employment law and municipal law. She assists in the negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements and provides advice on employee discipline, termination, disability accommodation and leave issues, in addition to representing municipalities before the Maine Labor Relations Board and Maine ... Read More