Berman and Simmons attorney Michael Bigos presented a legislative and political update to the Council of Presidents of state trial lawyer associations from across the country. The meeting was held at the American Association for Justice (AAJ) winter convention in Miami, Florida. Bigos discussed the recent election results, including a pro-civil justice Governor and majority in the State Senate. He also addressed the impact of rank choice voting in Maine’s second congressional district and 2019 legislative proposals.
Bigos is the President of the Maine Trial Lawyers Association and a Governor of the Board of the AAJ. AAJ’s mission is to preserve the constitutional right to jury trials, and to assure people have a fair chance to receive justice through the legal system when they are injured by the negligence or misconduct of others.