NEW HIRES
Murray Plumb & Murray expanded its bankruptcy practice with its new partner, Andrew Helman.
Helman, of Freeport, brings experience working in some of the most significant Chapter 11 cases in Maine and New Hampshire. Most recently, he was an associate at Marcus Clegg.

Fulton Rice has joined Alan R. Atkins & Associates as an associate attorney. Rice was a legal assistant and paralegal at the firm before being sworn in as an attorney on May 4. He is a 2016 graduate of the University of Maine School of Law.

Anna Polko Clark has joined Lambert Coffin as an associate attorney. Clark brings extensive experience to the firm. She previously represented clients in trust and estate planning, probate administration, and probate and civil litigation.

Drummond Woodsum hired Laura O’Neill as an associate attorney in its school and local government practice group. O’Neill’s practice will focus on special education and general school law questions. She previously served as a staff attorney to the Oakland Unified School District and as a school law consultant to the California School Boards Association.

AWARDS and RECOGNITIONS

The James M. Roux Fellow for 2018 was awarded to Scott Dolan, a student at the University of Maine School of Law in Portland.
The Maine Justice Foundation’s James M. Roux Fund will provide support for Dolan while he works as a legal intern at the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic this summer.
He is currently a student attorney at the legal clinic, which offers an opportunity for law students to provide legal assistance, under close faculty supervision, to low-income Maine residents with a variety of civil, juvenile, administrative, immigration and criminal matters.
Dolan entered law school in 2016 after a distinguished career as a reporter and editor. Most recently, he was a reporter at the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram covering the courts, prisons and legal affairs.
He lives in South Portland with his wife and children.