Johnson, Webbert & Young Elects Carol J. Garvan to the Partnership

Johnson, Webbert & Young, LLP, is proud to announce that Carol J. Garvan has joined the partnership and has been named Chair, Class Action Practice. The firm litigates in New England, with offices in Augusta and Portland, and is the largest plaintiff’s employment and civil rights firm north of Boston. Since beginning her career in 2010, Carol has established…

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Court agrees to hear Eves' appeal of suit over LePage action

Attorney David Webbert was heartened by the court’s decision to hear the case again before the full panel of judges. Webbert believes that the court wants to tackle what he is calling an abuse of power by the executive branch, which he says has continued over the past two years since LePage threatened to block…

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Webbert: "Grammar matters"

Read it on Reader’s Digest here Will a single punctuation mark result in 
a huge legal settlement for a group of dairy deliverymen? BY VICKI GLEMBOCKI After working 50 to 60 hours a week with no overtime pay, three delivery drivers decided enough 
was enough. In May 2014, they sued their employer, Oakhurst Dairy in Maine, for…

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MAX BROOKS MARCHES FOR EARNED PAID SICK LEAVE IN PORTLAND

Attorney Max Brooks was recently featured in a photo accompanying an article by Portland Press Herald. The article reported on a Portland rally for earned paid sick time for employees. Attorney Brooks participated in the rally and led on the front lines in the fight for workers’ rights. To view the image and read the article,…

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Webbert to Speak on Impeachment & Other Checks on Executive Power

 Read it on the Kennebec Journal site here  WAYNE — Impeachment & Other Checks on Executive Power, a discussion by David Webbert and James Friedman, will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, at Cary Memorial Library’s Williams House, 14 Old Winthrop Road. They will discuss impeachment, criminal prosecution, civil rights claims and other…

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The Cost of a Missing Comma

Read the entire story here at Best Lawyers. Oakhurst Dairy Learns the Cost of a Missing Comma To Oxford comma or not Oxford comma isn’t the question Hamlet asked as he contemplated life or death, but maybe he should have. The lack of an Oxford comma in a Maine law has come at an exorbitant…

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Webbert got evidence under oath that supports wrongful termination

Read the entire story here at AdvertiserDemocrat.com. Former Buckfield library director wins unemployment appeal with DOL BUCKFIELD — After initially being denied unemployment benefits, the former Buckfield library director won her appeal with the Department of Labor, which  ruled she was entitled to unemployment. The town can appeal the most recent ruling. West Minot resident Bonnie…

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