Michael E. Saucier to speak at CLM Alliance Annual Conference

Attorney Michael E. Saucier will be among the presenters at the 2017 Claims Litigation Management (CLM)  Alliance Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee  on March 31.  Michael’s presentation will be on “Recent Issues and Discernible Trends in Employment Practices Litigation.”  The focus of the presentation will include best practices for employers, risk managers and counsel when… Read more »

Tyler Smith is selected for 2017 Maine State Bar Association Leadership Academy

Tyler Smith, an associate attorney at Libby O’Brien Kingsley & Champion, LLC, was selected to participate in the 2017 Maine State Bar Association Leadership Academy.  The Leadership Academy is an eight month program designed to foster professional growth and leadership skills among member attorneys who have been in practice for more than two years but… Read more »

Kennebunk High School Mock Trial Team competes in State finals

Congratulations to the members of 2016 Kennebunk High School Mock Trial Team for their stellar performance in the State Finals of the Maine High School Mock Trial Competition. The team, ranging from freshmen to seniors, was led by teacher coach Tom Dupuis of Kennebunk High School and attorney coach Paige Streeter of Libby O’Brien Kingsley… Read more »

Gene R. Libby and Timothy J. O’Brien Recognized by Best Lawyers

Two partners at Libby O’Brien Kingsley & Champion, LLC  – Gene R. Libby and Timothy J. O’Brien – were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.©   Gene Libby was selected by Best Lawyers® for the practice areas of Criminal Defense: General Practice, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, and Family Law.… Read more »

Michael E. Saucier joins Libby O’Brien Kingsley & Champion, LLC

Libby O’Brien Kingsley & Champion, LLC is pleased to announce that Michael E. Saucier has joined the firm as Counsel.  Michael’s areas of practice include civil rights and municipal liability, commercial litigation, employment practices liability, products liability, professional liability and property and casualty defense.  Michael joins the firm after having spent many years as a… Read more »

Circumstantial evidence can present a “convincing mosaic” of gender discrimination

So holds a recent decision by the First Circuit Court of Appeals. In Burns v. Johnson, — F.3d — (1st  Cir. 2016), the First Circuit vacated a district court’s decision granting summary judgment to an employer, after the district court concluded the employee’s evidence of gender bias amounted to speculative conclusions about a supervisor’s motivation.… Read more »