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Qualifed as expert witness on ethics/professional responsibility in state and federal court.


Practice areas


  1. Ethics: 20%
  2. Employment: 20%
  3. Aviation: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
  5. Litigation: 20%
    7 years

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Contact info

160 Capitol Street
Augusta, ME, 04330-6835

P. O. Box 79
Augusta, ME, 04332-0079



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
ListedBest Lawyers in America2009
ListedNew England Super Lawyers2009
ListedNew England Super Lawyers2008
ListedBest Lawyers in America2007
Law ReviewCase Western Reserve University School of Law1974
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerJohnson & Webbert, LLP1992 - Present
PartnerPierce Atwood1983 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maine State Bar AssociationBoard of Governors2008 - Present
Maine Task Force on Ethics 2000Member2005 - 2009
Maine Professional Ethics CommissionChair2003 - 2007
Maine Professional Ethics CommissionMember2000 - 2007
Maine Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors1994 - 2001
Kennebec County Bar AssociationPresident1982 - 1983
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Case Western Reserve University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The New RulesClient Relations and Conflicts of Interest2009
Ethics Training for StaffConflicts of Interest2009
Legal Year in Review 2008Legal Ethics2008
Annual Meeting and SeminarAvoiding the Landmines of Conflicts of Interest2008
8th Annual Employment Law UpdateEthical Quandaries Facing Labor and Employment Lawyers2008
Legal Year in Review 2007Legal Ethics2007
Annual Meeting and SeminarLegal Ethics in Employment Cases2007
Annual Meeting and SeminarProposed New Ethics Rules for Maine2007
Legal Year in Review 2006Legal Ethics2006
Annual Meeting and SeminarLegal Ethics in Employment Cases2006
Solo & Small Firm SymposiumSmall Firm Ethics2005
Legal Year in Review 2005Legal Ethics2005
Ethics Training for StaffConflicts of Interest2005
Bridging the GapLegal Ethics2005
Annual Meeting and SeminarEthics Update2005
Annual Meeting and SeminarEthics 2000 Comes to Maine: Should Maine Revise its Bar Rules2005
Rule 3.13 Responsibility for Compliance with Maine Bar RulesManaging Client Files and Property; Trust Accounts2004
Legal Year in Review 2004Legal Ethics2004
Business Law InstituteMultijurisdictional Practice2004
Bridging the GapLegal Ethics2004
The Ethics SeminarRecurring Issues in Today's Law Practice2003
Real Evidence for the Trial Practitioner in MaineEthics and Professional Responsiblity and Expert Witness Practice2003
The Ethics SeminarThe Dos and Don'ts of the Grievance Complaint Process2002
The Art of Opening and Closing StatementsModerator2001
Technology Basics and BeyondLegal Ethics: Common Sense, Communications and Confidentiality2001
Legal Issues Surrounding E-CommerceEthical Considerations2001
Maine Legal EthicsThe Grievance Process2000
Ltigation Skills for the 21st CenturyEthical Traps for the Unwary2000
Legal Year in Review 2000Legal Ethics2000
Injured and Disabled EmployeesEthics of Multiple Representation After Gordon v. Cummings2000
Employment Law & LitigationModerator2000
The Most Significant Ethical Issues Facing the Maine Lawyer TodayModerator1999
OFA National ConferenceSpoliation of Evidence1999
Negotiation and SettlementModerator1999
Legal Year in Review 1999Legal Ethics1999
Bridging the GapRisk Management1999
Balancing the Needs of the Solo and Small FirmEthical Concerns1999
SMU Air Law SymposiumLiability of Flight Schools for Injuries to Pilots, Passengers and Others for Neligent Flight Instruction1998
Legal Year in Review 1998Legal Ethics1998
Navigating Your Way Through the Administrative ProcessTrial Skills: Now to Jazz it Up1995
Managing Your Law PracticeComputerization of the Law Office1994
Discovery in the Personal Injury Case, The Tools, Techniques and TacticsModerator1994
Trial Advocacy: Neck & Back InjuriesThe Independent Medical Examination1993