Super Lawyers™ for New England for 2014

Charles E. Gilbert III, and Arthur J. (AJ) Greif of Gilbert & Greif, P.A., Bangor, ME have both been named Super Lawyers™ for New England for 2014. The designation is reserved for the top 5% of practicing lawyers in the region as determined through a selective peer-reviewed process. Gilbert’s recognition is in General Litigation, and Greif’s is in Plaintiff Employment Litigation. Based in Bangor, Gilbert & Greif, P.A. maintains a statewide trial and general practice. For further information, contact the firm at (207) 947-2223.

2014 to mark Gilbert & Greif, P.A.'s 30th anniversary

In 1984, Peggy Gilbert hung out her shingle, and commenced the private practice of law in a small office on Harlow Street in Bangor.  While women were beginning to come to the bar in ever increasing numbers, not many undertook to start and run their own practice.

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One Bite of the Apple: Claim Preclusion & Issue Preclusion

In the American system, it is fairly easy to get in the courthouse door; almost anyone who is willing to pay the filing fee-and many who are unable to do so-are given access to our civil judicial system. While the American system is relatively open to provide a litigant his “day in court,” the system has developed a pretty strict set of rules that make sure that a party to a court case gets only one bite of the apple.

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