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Berman and Simmons Attorney Susan Faunce has been elected to serve as the Women’s Law Section representative on the Maine State Bar Association Board of Governors. This member-run committee provides women lawyers a forum to network, explore professional development opportunities and discuss issues of interest to women attorneys. Susan works in Berman and Simmons’ Lewiston office, representing client claims involving personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and dangerous drugs and medical devices. She is a... More
Berman & Simmons Attorney Taylor Asen has been appointed by the Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives to serve on the state’s Right to Know Advisory Committee. This committee is a resource concerning Maine’s Freedom of Access laws. Asen works in Berman and Simmons’ Lewiston office, representing client claims involving personal injury, medical malpractice, and dangerous drugs and medical devices. Asen is a graduate of George Washington University, Columbia University, and Yale Law School... More
The law firm Berman and Simmons continues to demonstrate its commitment to the community by sponsoring the New England Regional Tournament of the National Trial Competition hosted by The University of Maine School of Law February 7-10, 2019. The competition was established in 1975 to give up-and-coming law students the opportunity to gain experience in trial practice, help them to hone their skills in a realistic courtroom simulation and interact with professional members of the... More
The law firm of Berman & Simmons recently named trial attorneys Travis Brennan and Dov Sacks as its newest partners. Travis represents clients in claims involving medical malpractice, personal injury, and defective products. Since joining the firm in 2014 he has successfully litigated dozens of cases across Maine in both state and federal court. Travis’ work has been recognized by leading national legal organizations; he has received an “AV Preeminent” rating by Martindale-Hubbell and has... More
Attorney Adam Arguelles has joined the Berman & Simmons law firm where he represents clients in medical malpractice, wrongful death, and personal injury cases, from the firm’s Lewiston office. Prior to joining Berman & Simmons, he dedicated nearly a decade to federal government service. Most recently, Adam clerked for Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. of the United States District Court for the District of Maine. Previously he has served at the White House as Special... More
The historic restoration of the Osgood Building on Lisbon Street was acknowledged by Maine Preservation with a 2018 Honor Award, one of just 13 designations celebrating outstanding examples of historic preservation and revitalization statewide and recognizing the owners, professionals, preservationists and partners who make them possible. The Osgood Building is a four-story, white brick building that rises above the downtown. Designed by J. Coburn and Sons, a local architecture firm, the Osgood Building was commissioned... More
As part of the firm’s continuing commitment to the communities it serves, law firm Berman & Simmons has selected three local nonprofits to partner with during the 2018 holiday season: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine , T he Root Cellar and Community Cat Advocates . The firm is supporting these organizations with holiday gifts and much needed supplies. The Ronald McDonald House provides an affordable "home away from home" for families of children receiving... More
New England Super Lawyers has named ten Berman & Simmons attorneys to its 2018 directory, a Thomson Reuters publication which recognizes the top five percent of lawyers for individual excellence in their practice areas. Attorneys Michael Bigos, Benjamin Gideon, Daniel Kagan, Jodi Nofsinger, Steven Silin, and Julian Sweet were recognized as ‘Super Lawyers’ for excellence in representing clients in personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Each were named to the list last year, and Attorney... More
New England Super Lawyers has selected Berman & Simmons attorney Jodi Nofsinger in its Top 100: 2018 New England Super Lawyers List and its Top 50: 2018 Women New England Super Lawyers List. This is Nofsinger’s seventh consecutive year being selected in the directory, which recognizes the top five percent of lawyers for individual excellence in their practice areas. Nofsinger has contributed to the firm’s personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death practices since joining... More
November 1, 2018 -- Berman & Simmons , the top ranked law firm in Maine for representation of plaintiffs in civil cases, is pleased to announce that six lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect... More
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