Coffin Family Law Fellowship Applications Are Open:

The Coffin Family Law Fellowship provides legal representation in family law matters to clients who have qualified for pro bono assistance through the Volunteer Lawyers Project. Named after Frank M. Coffin, Senior Judge on the First Circuit Court of Appeals, the Project supports attorneys based in the Portland, Maine offices of Pine Tree Legal Assistance. …

22 April 2017, Posted in: Our Work

Civil Legal Aid in Danger

The Trump Administration proposed to eliminate the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) and zero out federal funding for civil legal aid.

Click here to read an editorial that ran recently in the Portland Press Herald and Kennebec Journal, reiterating the huge economic impact of legal aid in Maine.

If this draconian cut is implemented, Pine Tree …

12 April 2017, Posted in: Our Work