Portland, Maine (PRWEB) June 17, 2014
The Bennett Law Firm is pleased to announce that Peter Bennett has been named to the Board of the National Judicial College. The National Judicial College is the leading national judicial education and training institution in the world, and is located on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno.
“Being elected a Trustee of the College is a treasured honor. I have and will be committed to the improvement of our justice system through the improvement of our courts and helping our nation’s judges to be the best that they can be”, stated Mr. Bennett.
The National Judicial College (NJC) was founded in 1963 (under the American Bar Association administrative umbrella and named the National College of State Trial Judges) and is proud of its continuous service to the nation's judiciary. Judges from all areas of the judicial system, such as those working in the limited and general jurisdiction fields, as well as administrative law, tribal, and military judges, have benefited from the judicial education programs offered at the College. The College is located on the historic 255-acre campus of the University of Nevada, Reno.
With a predominately volunteer faculty dedicated to providing the nation's judiciary with real-world solutions to everyday situations, the National Judicial College has focused its efforts and considerable experience to provide participants with first rate, comprehensive judicial training. Since its inception, NJC has awarded more than 80,000 professional judicial education certificates. The College averages 90 courses with approximately 5,000 judges enrolling from across the nation each year.
About Peter Bennett
Peter Bennett is nationally recognized as a leader representing management in the field of labor and employment law. He is very active in the American Bar Association, where he currently serves as Chair of their Standing Committee on Judicial Independence, and is a past Chair of the Association’s 24,500 member Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section.
Attorney Bennett is president of The Bennett Law Firm in Portland, Maine. The firm was founded over 50 years ago by the late Herbert H. Bennett, the firm’s namesake and nationally prominent trial lawyer whose practice focused on representing management on issues of labor and employment law. The firm has remained relatively small by design, and continues to provide highly specialized legal services to a broad client base throughout New England. The firm offers experienced legal guidance in aggressively avoiding unionization, and is also at the forefront in developing preventative policies and procedures, training, avoiding and, if necessary, resolving employment disputes (including alternative dispute resolution), negotiating collective bargaining agreements, arbitration and defending litigation arising from employment disputes.
In addition to the firm’s labor and employment practices, it handles complex litigation, alcohol licensing and civil litigation, and focuses on resolving complex legal matters that confront both businesses and individuals daily.
The Bennett Law Firm is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms.