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Professor Jeff Thaler

“Lawyers Without Borders” Group in Port-au-Prince

By Visiting Professor Jeff Thaler

About 10 years ago, when Steve Herrmann began calling 22 other environmental lawyers around the country about starting a new College, I don’t think he or any of us envisioned the American College of Environmental Lawyer’s (ACOEL) reach extending overseas. Yet, over Memorial Day weekend, six environmental lawyers and professors from around the country, spent four whirlwind days in Port-au-Prince, Haiti…

Professor Peter Pitegoff

Evolution of Community Economic Development

By Professor Peter Pitegoff

The evolution of community economic development over the past several decades has witnessed dramatic growth in scale and complexity. Indeed, new approaches to local development and related lawyering…

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Maine Law in the News

University of Maine School of Law Dean Danielle Conway, Ms. Bian Ying, and Verrill Dana Attorney Greg FryerVerrill Dana and Maine Law Host Prominent Beijing Attorney in Portland, Maine

Maine Law and Verrill Dana recently hosted Qiulong Zhang, chairman of Beijing’s SaintBuild intellectual property law firm. Zhang, who is Professor and Supervisor of the Post-graduate Law School, Central Minzu University, was in the United States to visit the University of Maine School of Law to discuss graduate law programs. Joining Professor Zhang from China was Mr. Xing Huang and Ms. Bian Ying.

Marni Maynard '17Marni Maynard ’17 serves as Global Fellow for the Hawai’i Institute for Human Rights

Marni Maynard, a rising third year student at Maine Law, is serving as a Global Fellow for the Hawai’i Institute for Human Rights (HIHR) this summer. The Global Fellow works with the United Nations (UN) in New York and also with Joshua Cooper, Executive Director of HIHR, on projects for the UN in Geneva and Thailand.

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