Portland, ME and Augusta, ME (May 16, 2012) — Bernstein Shur, a multi-service law firm with offices in Portland and Augusta, announced today that shareholder Linda D. McGill was appointed to the Maine Board of Bar Examiners. McGill is a member of Bernstein Shur’s Labor and Employment Practice Group and the Municipal and Regulatory Practice Group.
The Maine Board of Bar Examiners is responsible for administering and grading a semi-annual bar examination, reviewing the character and fitness of applicants seeking admission to practice law in Maine, and otherwise administering rules for admission to the practice of law in Maine. Appointment to the board is determined by the Maine Supreme Court with confirmation by the governor.
Bernstein Shur has a long history of service on the Maine Board of Bar Examiners. The late Sumner Bernstein, son of Bernstein Shur’s founding attorney Israel Bernstein, served as the chair of the board.
McGill is recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA in the labor and employment law field. She is also AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell. McGill received her JD from Northeastern University School of Law. She is a member of the Maine State Bar Association, the Cumberland County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the International Senior Lawyers Project. She serves on the board of the Maine Children’s Alliance and the Freeport Shakespeare Festival. McGill resides in Freeport.
About Bernstein Shur
Widely regarded as one of New England’s most entrepreneurial law firms, Bernstein Shur is a multi-service firm with more than 100 attorneys in offices in Maine and New Hampshire. Founded in 1915, the firm provides practical and innovative counsel in the areas of business law, litigation, and municipal law to clients throughout the region and around the world. Bernstein Shur is Maine’s exclusive member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms. More information is available at www.bernsteinshur.com.