On November 16, 2017, Lipman & Katz attorney Karen Boston and Taylor, McCormack & Frame attorney Ilse Teeters-Trumpy presented together at the 2017 Maine State Bar Association Legal Year in Review at the Augusta Civic Center.
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AUGUSTA, Maine – Following one of the most powerful wind storms in Maine’s history earlier this fall, on November 17, Lipman & Katz joined with the staff from the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME), Voya Financial and Manpower for a local food drive to support the Augusta Food Bank. In total, more than 100 non-perishable food items were donated to the Augusta Food Bank.
More than $45,000 was raised.
Free ME from Lung Cancer held its Save Your Breath 5K timed run/walk Nov. 5 on Kennebec Rail Trail. More than 150 people came out to run/walk in support of lung cancer patients and their families. More than $45,000 was rasied at the event.
A jury cleared a city man of the two most serious offenses he faced but convicted him of two others in a verdict returned Wednesday night at the Capital Judicial Center.
Arthur J. Jones, 58, of Augusta, was found not guilty of gross sexual assault and aggravated assault. He was found guilty of unlawful sexual conduct and assault, which occurred Dec. 22, 2016, in Augusta.
Walter Case Jr., convicted 13 years ago after stabbing his wife, is granted a conditional license to drive in Maine.
Nine years after he was released from prison for stabbing his wife with a steak knife, Walter Case Jr. will be back in the stirrups Saturday at Scarborough Downs for an afternoon of harness racing.
October 17, 2017 — In a commission ruling on October 13, Walter Case Jr. received a provisional driving license, setting the stage for his return to racing in Maine this weekend. Lipman & Katz attorney Evan Fisher pursued the case after the prolific harness racing driver was initially denied a racing license by the Maine State Harness Racing Commission when he applied in September. Case will race Saturday and Sunday at Scarborough Downs, his first racing action since Plainridge Park in 2008.
October 5, 2017 — Attorney Evan Fisher has joined the Augusta-based law firm Lipman & Katz. His legal background includes experience in municipal law and in criminal law as both a prosecutor and as a defense attorney. He joins the firm that also handles a wide range of cases in personal injury, motor vehicle accidents, family law, business law, employment law, wills and estates, and real estate law.
WISCASSET (8/22/17) — An Augusta man beaten to death in November 2015 was bound hand and foot as he was attacked by people intent on robbing him of his drug stash.
Details about the killing of 31-year-old Joseph Marceau came out at separate hearings Tuesday afternoon where two men indicted on murder charges in Augusta pleaded guilty to felony murder and robbery.
Justin Pillsbury's attorney says statements made to the jury 'pandered to sympathy, prejudice and bias' in the killing of Jillian Jones.
Real estate litigation involving a right-of-way across property: this was a long-standing dispute between neighbors involving complaints to DEP and other tactics. The Plaintiffs folded after a protracted fight.