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    • 29 Jan 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
    • Cumberland Club, 116 High Street, Portland

    Nan Heald, Esq.
    The Honorable Jon D. Levy
    Katharine I. Rand, Esq.

    Panelists will review the history and implementation of the new Maine CLE rule that states:

    “As part of the required credit hours referenced in Rule 5(c)(1), attorneys must earn at least one in-person credit hour in the recognition and avoidance of harassment and discriminatory communication or conduct related to the practice of law as set out in the Maine Rules of Professional Conduct. . .”

    Panelists will also discuss the Maine Code of Judicial Conduct Canon amendment that states in part, “A judge shall perform the duties of judicial office, including administrative duties, without bias or prejudice" as well as recent revisions to the Code of Conduct for United States Judges and the Code of Conduct for United States Judicial Employees.  What is the role of the judiciary in preventing bias in the courtroom?

    This program has been approved for 1.0 hours of bias/harassment CLE credit.  

    • 25 Mar 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
    • Cumberland Club, 116 High Street Portland, Maine

    The CBA Annual Meeting and Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at noon at the Cumberland Club, 116 High Street, Portland.  

    The keynote speaker is Portland Mayor Kate Snyder. Ms. Snyder has also served on the Portland Board of Public Education (2007-2013) where she served two years as Finance Chair and two years as Chair of the Board.

    Prior to becoming Mayor, Ms. Snyder helped to found, and then worked as the Executive Director of the Foundation for Portland Public Schools from 2014-2019, a non-profit with the mission to generate philanthropic support for Portland Public Schools.

    Before the Foundation for Portland Public Schools, Ms. Snyder worked in the private sector for Zylo Media, a Portland, Maine-based digital media startup. She also worked in Augusta during Governor John Baldacci’s administration as the Executive Director for the Board of Corrections.

    Ms Snyder holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Government and French from Skidmore College, a Masters Degree in Public Policy & Management, and a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Applied Research and Evaluation Methods from the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service.

    Snyder has served as a Board Member for Jobs for Maine’s Graduates, the Portland Parks Conservancy, and Portland Tomorrow. She recently completed a leadership development course with Maine Network Partners.


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