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James B. Haddow

James B. Haddow

Practice areas:

Litigation, Insurance, Administrative Law, Intellectual Property, Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate

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About Me

27 years' experience in civil trials and appeals in state and federal courts across Maine, including work in the fields of professional malpractice, products liability, employment law, business and commercial law, insurance, and municipal and land use law.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Administrative Law: 15%
  3. Insurance: 15%
  4. Real Estate: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Hourly ($200-250/hour), Contingent (25-33%), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Petruccelli Martin Haddow, LLP

2 Monument Sq Ste 900
P.O. Box 17555
Portland, ME, 04112-8555


MEAuthorized to practice law198607/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Litigation Star (Maine)Benchmark Litigation2011
Recognition: Business Litigation, Ins. Coverage, Land Use/ZoningNew England Super Lawyers2010
Recognition in Litigation and Municipal LawBest Lawyers in America2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2006

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Edward Thaxter Gignoux Inn of CourtN/A2006 - 2011
University of Maine Law School Alumni AssociationFormer Chair2003 - 2004
Federal Circuit Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present
University of Maine Law School Alumni AssociationFormer Board Member2000 - 2006
Maine Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2000 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A1995 - Present
Cumberland County Law LibraryFormer Board Member1990 - 1994
Cumberland County Bar AssociationN/A1986 - Present
Maine State Bar AssociationN/A1986 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1986 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Picher v. Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland, 2013 ME 99summary judgment for defendant affirmed by Maine's highest appellate court
Barr v. Dyke, 2012 ME 108summary judgment for defendants affirmed by Maine's highest appellate court
State Farm v. Koshy, 2010 ME 44summary judgment entered in trial court on behalf of insurer vacated on appeal to Maine's highest appellate court

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Publication NameTitleDate
Prenatal Diagnosis, The Human Side, 2d ed.Legal Issues in Prenatal Diagnosis in the U.S.2003
Maine Bar JournalThe Evolution of the Maine Law of Attachment on Ordinary and Trustee Process1992

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maine School of LawN/AUnknown1986

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Resolving Road and Access Disputes Using Title, Surveys and DescriptionsRoad and Access Law2013
LEGAL ETHICS: Hot Topics and Currrent EventsProfessional Responsibility and Professional Discipline2013
Everything You Don't Know About E-Discovery (But Wish You Did)E-Discovery2013
Road and Access Law: Researching and Resolving Common DisputesEasements and Rights of Way2012
Prenatal Screening: Fundamentals and InniovationsLegal Issues in Medical Screening2012
Land Use Law: Current Issues in Subdivision, Annexation and ZoningLand Use2012