Attorney David Webbert Testifies in Support of Prohibiting Conversion Therapy

On April 10, 2019, Attorney David Webbert submitted testimony to the Maine Legislature why he supports LD 1025, a bill aimed to prohibit the provision of conversion therapy to minors by certain licensed professionals. “The science is overwhelming that permitting conversion therapy on minors is child abuse that can cause serious and long-lasting harm to…

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Webbert in News as Expert on Responding Correctly to Sexual Harassment

Read more at the Bangor Daily News here. As an abuse of power, sexual harassment is dangerous in any workplace, let alone a highly regulated jail environment, said Webbert, the civil rights attorney. Often, the behavior that’s known to administrators is only a portion of what’s actually happening, and discipline needs to send a message….

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Johnson, Webbert & Young Sues IBM for Massive Scheme to Cover Up Discriminatory Layoff of Over 20,000 Older Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 27, 2019 CONTACTS: Anna Susman, 646-200-5285, anna.susman@berlinrosen.com IBM Sued for Massive Scheme to Cover Up Discriminatory Layoff of Over 20,000 Older Workers In Knowing Violation of Disclosure Requirements First-ever lawsuit against IBM for its official policy of flouting the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act by concealing evidence of age discrimination   …

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JWY Fighting for Rights of Victims of Malpractice by Lawyers

Johnson, Webbert & Young is taking a case to Maine’s highest court to make sure lawyers are not above the law and are held accountable when they miss filing deadlines and cover up their mistakes from their clients. As featured in the Maine Lawyers Review on February 7, 2019  Legal Malpractice Damages – Impossible to Prove? In a…

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LePage legal fights tested limits, cost Maine $900,000

Attorney David Webbert was quoted in this article from the Portland Press Herald on January 5, 2019. “LePage’s repeated failure to follow the law and attack judicial independence means courts and lawmakers should consider outlining what future governors cannot do,” said attorney David Webbert, who represents former Democratic Speaker Mark Eves in his ongoing lawsuit…

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