Racial Justice Fund Seeks Applications for Second Round of Grants

Hallowell, ME, May 25 – The Maine Justice Foundation is pleased to announce the second round of grants from the Racial Justice Fund. The Foundation will accept applications for grants of up to $10,000 from June 1-15, 2022. The grant guidelines and application form can be found online at https://www.grantinterface.com/sl/qxIsfa [Link will be live on…Read More

24 May 2022, Posted in: Our Work, Uncategorized

Apply to the Frank M. Coffin Family Law Fellowship; deadline for applications is October 7, 2022

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.…Read More

13 May 2022, Posted in: Uncategorized

MJF Board Member Bill Harwood Unanimously Supported as Public Advocate

From The Office of Governor Janet T. Mills: Governor Janet Mills issued the following statement today on the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology’s unanimous vote to recommend the approval of attorney William Harwood of Yarmouth as the state’s Public Advocate. With today’s vote, the Maine State Senate will consider his nomination.…Read More

11 January 2022, Posted in: Press Release

NEW: Notice of Public Meeting of Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission

Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission Notice of Public Meeting On September 13, 2021, the Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission (“Commission”) held a duly noticed public hearing and adopted a Remote and Hybrid Meeting Policy, found at https://justicemaine.org/wp-content/uploads/MCLSFC-Remote-Meeting-Policy-9.13.21.pdf. Citing CDC health data reflecting significant increases in both the community transmission rate and spread of…Read More

14 September 2021, Posted in: Uncategorized

Notice of Public Meeting: Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission

Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission Notice of Public Meeting The Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission will hold a public meeting beginning 10:00 AM until finished on Monday, September 13, 2021, to present and approve a remote meeting policy for meetings and hearings of the Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission pursuant to 1…Read More

31 August 2021, Posted in: Press Release

Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Applications Open for 2022-2023

Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission Announcement of Applications for 2022 and 2023 and Notice of Public Meeting. Application Packet: The Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission will make funding determinations for eligible civil legal service providers for 2022 and 2023 on the basis of written applications. The Application Packet is available on the following…Read More

28 June 2021, Posted in: Uncategorized