Maine Consumer Lawyers
My primary focus in my practice is assisting taxpayers with tax debt resolution. I help my clients by eliminating tax debt when I can, or, arranging affordable tax debt repayment of actual tax liability. I find it extremely rewarding when I watch the relief overcome people during an initial consultation when they learn about their options and strategies available to manage tax debt. As Judge Learned Hand pointed out, "there is nothing sinister in so arranging affairs as to keep taxes as low as possible."
I have grown up in Maine attending Erskine Academy and UMaine Orono. I obtained my law degree in Connecticut (Uconn Law) and returned to practice near my home. Now that I have returned to Maine I have picked up my favorite hobbies: hiking, biking, fishing, kayaking, visiting the local towns for those small hidden gem's like Eat More Cheese, Liberal Cup, Jess's Market, Perry's Nutshop (any many others), and spending time with family and friends.
James Clifford focuses his practice on employment law, commercial litigation, disability rights, and special education law and advocacy. He is admitted to the Maine and Massachusetts Bars, the U.S. District Courts in Maine and Massachusetts, and First Circuit Court of Appeals. Jim began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Massachusetts, then became a commercial litigation associate at large law firms in Portland and Boston. Thereafter, he served as general counsel to several start ups and small businesses. He returned to private practice in 2007. Jim grew up in Lewiston and comes from a long line of lawyers...
Adam graduated from Hobart and William Smith College with a bachelor's degree in English and earned his Juris Doctorate at the University of Maine School of Law. While at law school, Adam interned at the U.S. Attorney's Office and also practiced as a Student Attorney at the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic. Prior to joining Cooper & Bull, Adam worked as a litigation attorney with a concentration in consumer and creditors' rights actions. Adam is admitted to the Maine State Bar and to the United States District Court, District of Maine. He is a member of the Maine State...
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