TRI-State Defense Lawyers Association 





Upcoming events

    • 29 Mar 2018
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Mariner's Church - Portland, Maine

    Maine Spring CLE Seminar and Social

    1.0 Ethics CLE Credit

    Keeping Relevant in an Ever-Changing World

    Presented By:

    J. Scott Davis, Esq. and Aria Eee, Esq.


     Mariner’s Church, 368 Fore St., Portland, Maine

    Thursday | March 29, 2018

    Seminar: 4:00-5:00 PM and Social: 5:00-6:00 PM

    Please join us for a presentation by Bar Counsel J. Scott Davis and Deputy Bar Counsel Aria Eee regarding developments in legal practice and attorneys’ obligation to adapt.  

    Seminar topic areas include:

    Use of investigators and the lawyer’s supervisory role

    • M.R.P.C.: 4.1; 4.2; 5.3

    Conflict issues pertaining to insured and insurer relationship

    • PEC Opinion #63 “Attorney Assigned by Insurance Company as Lawyer for the Insured”
    • PEC Opinion #204 – problems re: Hold Harmless Agreements
    • Giving general advice; what’s permissible in terms of a current client

    Attorney competence with regard to understanding social media

    • PEC Opinion #217 “Ethical Obligations for Access and Use of Social Media”
    • PEC Opinion #172 re: M.R.P.C. 4.4(b) – Inadvertent Disclosures

    Cyber security and data breaches – What’s the attorney’s obligation?

    Supervising vs. Subordinate Lawyers

    • Bd of Overseers v. Warren 2011 ME 124 – Firm’s responsibility for Ensuring Compliance with the MRPC (see M.R.P.C. 5.1)  


    CLE with Social Hour with Cash Bar. 

    Appetizers on the house! 

    Feel free to attend only the social hour. 


    TDLA Members: $30

    Non-members: $60

    FREE for members traveling from NH, VT, or points north of Augusta, Maine

    Sign up as a first-time member of TDLA and 

    attend the CLE for free!  ($75)


    Click Here for Mail-In Registration Form


    Mariner's Church Banquet Center

    368 Fore Street, Portland, ME

    • 20 Sep 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • 21 Sep 2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • Portsmouth, NH

    Save the Dates 

    for TDLA's 12th Annual Meeting

    September 20 & 21, 2018

    Residence Inn - Downtown Portsmouth, NH

    100 Deer Street, Portsmouth

    Reserve Your Room Today

    Group Rate:  $229 USD per night

    Stay tuned for more details! 

Sheri M. Leahan, TDLA Executive Director Mark G. Filler, CPA/ABV, CVA, AM, CBA

P.O. Box 4177     TDLA Treasuer

Portland, Maine 04101-0377     Filler Associates
Phone: 207-779-4445             Portland, Maine