Another Land Use Victory for David Goldman

David Goldman chalked up another appellate win in Zappia v. Town of Old Orchard Beach.  The Law Court’s decision in Zappia promises to significantly shape the way in which local municipal land use officials are required to interpret zoning ordinances that restrict the way in which property owners make use of their own private property This… Read more »

John Veilleux Recognized as 2022 Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Law

Norman, Hanson & DeTroy is proud to announce that Best Lawyers recognized John Veilleux as its 2022 Lawyer of the Year in the practice area of personal injury law – defense.  John was also highlighted in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his high caliber work in the practice area of insurance law.

Kelly Hoffman Settles Landmark Case for Colby Coaches

Norman, Hanson & DeTroy is proud to announce Kelly Hoffman’s settlement of a landmark Title VII and Title IX Discrimination case brought by 5 of the 7 female head coaches at Colby College.  Federal and Maine equal pay laws mandate that employers may not discriminate between employees on the basis of their gender by paying… Read more »

David Very Wins Award of Attorney Fees to Insurer before Law Court

In a decision issued today in Fortney & Weygandt, Inc. v. Lewiston DMEP, et al., 2022 ME 5, the Maine Law Court upheld the award of over $300,000 in attorney fees to Travelers Insurance Company for successfully defending counter-claims against its insured in an action initiated by its insured under Maine’s prompt payment statute. David… Read more »

Lindsey Sands Confirmed as Adminstrative Law Judge

We are pleased and proud to announce that our colleague and friend, Attorney Lindsey Sands, was unanimously appointed to serve as an Administrative Law Judge by the Workers’ Compensation Board for the State of Maine. Lindsey spent her entire private practice career here at Norman, Hanson & DeTroy, and leaves a lasting legacy of hard… Read more »

Isobel Golden Returns to NHD

Norman, Hanson & DeTroy is pleased to announce that Isobel Golden, a former Summer Associate, has returned to the firm as an Attorney.  Isobel will be practicing with the firm’s professional services practice group, focusing on medical malpractice and professional liability defense. During her tenure at the University of Maine School of Law, Isobel served… Read more »

Landgon Thaxter Joins the Firm

Norman, Hanson & DeTroy is pleased to announce that Langdon Thaxter has joined the firm as an associate attorney in our Commercial Group. Langdon is a Maine native who grew up in Portland. He attended Bard College in New York State, where he majored in philosophy with a focus on the philosophy of language. After… Read more »

Joe Mavodones Joins NHD

Norman, Hanson & DeTroy is proud to announce that Joe Mavodones has joined the firm’s Professional Liability Group focusing on professional malpractice defense, general liability defense, and commercial litigation. Before joining Norman, Hanson & DeTroy, Joe worked as a judicial law clerk for Justice Thomas E. Humphrey at the Maine Supreme Judicial Court and, most… Read more »

Matthew Mehalic admitted to the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Matthew Mehalic was admitted to the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts on Tuesday, October 19, 2021.  Matthew focuses his practice on insurance coverage and defense matters, but also handles general litigation matters, including, but not limited to, construction litigation, product liability, and personal injury.  Matthew is willing to assist all of… Read more »

Bob Bower Named Best Lawyers’ 2022 Lawyer of the Year in Workers’ Compensation

Norman, Hanson & DeTroy is proud to announce that Best Lawyers recognized Bob Bower as its 2022 Lawyer of the Year in the practice area of workers’ compensation law.  Bob has also been highlighted in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his high caliber work in the practice area of labor… Read more »