Kate Harwood to Speak at Bar Fellows Lunch & Learn

Intro to AI: Large Language Models. 

Join the Maine Justice Foundation and Kate Harwood on May 30 at 11:30AM to learn about LLMs like ChatGPT, how they work, and how you can get the most out of them.

Kate Harwood is currently working with the New York Times’ R&D team to integrate state-of-the-art large language …

13 May 2024, Posted in: Uncategorized

Maine Justice Foundation Announces 2024 Coffin Family Law Fellow

The Maine Justice Foundation is pleased to announce that University of Maine Law School Juris Doctor Candidate, Haley Brazier, has been selected as the 2024 Coffin Family Law Fellow.

The Frank M. Coffin Family Law Fellowship provides legal representation in family law matters to clients who have qualified for pro bono assistance through the Volunteer …

12 December 2023, Posted in: Press Release

Racial Justice Fund Seeks Applications for Third Round of Grants

Augusta, ME – The Maine Justice Foundation is pleased to announce the third round of grants from the Racial Justice Fund. The Foundation will accept applications for grants of up to $10,000 from October 23-November 6, 2023.

The Racial Justice Fund supports education and advocacy aimed at achieving racial justice and addressing systemic racism. The …

19 October 2023, Posted in: Press Release

Zohra Ahmed to Speak at Bar Fellows Lunch & Learn

Augusta, ME – On October 11, 2023 Zohra Ahmed will discuss Social Movements Pushing for Criminal Justice Reform

Zohra Ahmed is an assistant professor of law at the University of Georgia, where she teaches courses related to criminal law, prisons, and social movements. She has worked as a public defender in Manhattan, and as a …

2 October 2023, Posted in: Uncategorized

Update: Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission Announcement of Applications for 2024 and 2025

Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission Announcement of Applications for 2024 and 2025
and Notice of Public Meeting

It has come to our attention that the previously posted application from the Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission for funding for civil legal service providers for 2024 and 2025 contained a discrepancy with the statutory eligibility …

28 August 2023, Posted in: Uncategorized

Maine Justice Foundation Awards the Second Access to Justice Tax Credit

Augusta, ME | The Maine Justice Foundation is pleased to announce the 2023 recipients of the Access to Justice Tax Credit Program. In an effort to encourage lawyers to provide services to underserved areas of our State, the Legislature enacted the Access to Justice Tax Credit Program. Starting in 2022, the program authorized five lawyers …

24 July 2023, Posted in: Press Release

Notice of Public Meeting of Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission

Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission Announcement of Applications for 2024 and 2025
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 2024 and 2025 on the basis of written applications. The Application Packet is available on the following …

30 June 2023, Posted in: Uncategorized