Portland, Maine (PRWEB) September 18, 2014
Peter Bennett has been appointed a Board of Directors member of the Appellate Judges Education Institute and will serve through the 2015 Annual Meeting.
Peter Bennett, immediate past chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Judicial Independence, past chair of the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section and Trustee of the National Judicial College, will complete the unexpired term of Honorable Norma Shapiro of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
About the Appellate Judges Education Institute
The Appellate Judges Education Institute (AJEI) Summit, cohosted by SMU Dedman School of Law and the American Bar Association’s Judicial Division, is the preeminent provider of education for appellate judges and lawyers in the United States. The annual AJEI Summits, attended by hundreds of judges and lawyers from across the country, are designed by appellate judges, lawyers, and staff attorneys to address the unique challenges they face today.
About Peter Bennett
Peter Bennett is nationally recognized as a lawyer representing management in the field of labor and employment law.
Attorney Bennett is president of The Bennett Law Firm in Portland, Maine. The firm was founded over 50 years ago. The firm has remained relatively small by design, and continues to provide highly specialized legal services to a broad client base throughout the Northeastern United States. The firm has a sophisticated trial practice and also offers experienced legal guidance in aggressively avoiding unionization. It is also at the forefront in developing preventative policies and procedures, conducting workplace investigations, training, avoiding and, if necessary, resolving employment disputes (including alternative dispute resolution), negotiating collective bargaining agreements, and arbitration. Attorney Bennett is also an expert witness on employment practices.
In addition to the firm’s labor and employment practices, it handles complex litigation, alcohol licensing, 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.