Berman & Simmons attorney, Susan Faunce, has been named to the board of directors for the Maine Justice Foundation.
Formerly known as the Maine Bar Foundation, the Maine Justice Foundation funds civil legal aid in Maine so that everyone has access to the justice system. It serves over 19,000 clients in need every year by making grants available to civil legal aid programs including The University of Maine School of Law Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic; Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project; Legal Services for the Elderly; Maine Equal Justice Partners; Pine Tree Legal Assistance; and Volunteer Lawyers Project.
Since 2006 Susan has worked with Berman & Simmons to represent clients throughout Maine with their personal injury and medical malpractice cases. She also leads the firm’s mass tort practice. Susan is broadly active in Maine’s legal advocacy, also serving as a board member of the Maine State Bar Association and Maine Trial Lawyers Association, and serves on the Local Rules Advisory Committee of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine.