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Verrill Attorney Elizabeth T. Johnston Elected as New Lawyers Section Representative of Maine State Bar Association (MSBA) Board of Governors

March 22, 2022 Press Releases

(March 22, 2022) – Verrill attorney Elizabeth T. Johnston has been elected as the New Lawyers Section Representative of the Maine State Bar Association (MSBA) Board of Governors.

The MSBA's policy-making organization is comprised of a 23-member board of elected governors. Elected biennially to two-year terms by the Association's members, the board members meet approximately 10 times each year to devise and execute strategic goals to promote the honor, dignity, and professionalism of lawyers, advance the knowledge, skills, and interests of MSBA members, and support the public interest in a fair and effective system of justice.

Johnston is part of Verrill’s Labor & Employment Group where she represents employers and insurers in civil and administrative matters involving various aspects of employment law.

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