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Brian L. Champion selected as a “Top 100” Litigation Lawyer in Maine

Brian L. Champion was recently selected by the American Society of Legal Advocates (“ASLA”) as one of the Top 100 Litigation lawyers in the State of Maine for 2015.  Brian’s selection for inclusion in this prestigious group is the culmination of an annual process, whereby the ASLA researches tens of thousands of lawyers throughout the… Read more »

Tara A. Rich joins the firm as an Associate Attorney

Libby O’Brien Kingsley & Champion, LLC is pleased to announce that Tara A. Rich has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney. Tara’s practice focuses on civil and criminal litigation in a wide variety of cases including family law, employment law, property disputes, personal injury and criminal defense. Tara joins the firm after having spent… Read more »

Maine Law Court decision demonstrates need for caution in negotiating agreements

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court recently held that two attorneys verbally entered a binding settlement agreement during a deposition in a probate matter, even though no formal written agreement was ever signed or agreed to.  This case highlights the importance of using clear language during negotiations that no agreement is final until a formal, written… Read more »

Timothy O’Brien and Tyler Smith obtain favorable decision for client in “whistleblower” action

Timothy J. O’Brien and Tyler J. Smith recently obtained a recommended decision favorable to their client on a motion for summary judgment filed in the United States District Court for the District of Maine.   Tim and Tyler represented an employer who discharged an employee for insubordinate behavior.  After being discharged, the employee filed a complaint in… Read more »

Brian Champion speaks on privacy and data security issues at Maine State Bar Association meeting

On June 26, 2014, Attorney Brian L. Champion was a featured speaker at the Maine State Bar Association Summer Meeting held at the Samoset Resort in Rockland, Maine.  Mr. Champion’s presentation – Privacy and Data Security – addressed the current state of privacy and data security issues facing companies and employers and underscored the serious organizational,… Read more »

Target Shareholders urged to remove board members due to data breach

According to an article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune (05/29/14), a proxy advisor – Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) – has recommended that seven of ten Target board members should not be re-elected at the retailer’s annual meeting next month on the basis that those directors failed to protect the company against a massive data breach… Read more »