For lawyers in Maine joining state level legal associations provide a variety of benefits including networking opportunities, publications on a specialty practice areas of the law, and access to quality CLE seminars.
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Incorporated in 1891 by the Maine Legislature, the Maine State Bar Association is the voluntary bar for Maine lawyers. The association has over 3,000 members and is guided by the three pillars of its mission: liberty, equality, and justice.
The MSBA's goal is to provide outstanding services to enhance and enrich its members' experiences in the legal profession. This includes a focus on continuing legal education and pro bono legal services.
Logo of the Maine Trial Lawyers Association
The Maine Trial Lawyers Association (MTLA) was established in 1963. Headquartered in Augusta, Maine, the Maine Trial Lawyers Association provides training, education, and networking opportunities to attorneys throughout the state fighting for justice for individuals and consumers in an adversarial system.
Many of the top personal injury attorneys in Maine belong to this organization.
Logo of the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
The Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL) was established in 1992 to give support and training to criminal defense attorneys practicing in the state of Maine. On the first Friday in June each year the organization host an annual meeting and legal seminar.
Many of the top criminal defense attorneys in Maine belong to MACDL. At the annual meeting, MACDL presents two awards, the President's Award and the Unsung Hero Award.