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ABOUT GISELE NADEAU

About Gisele M. Nadeau, Attorney, Portland, Maine.

PROFESSIONAL  ASSOCIATIONS AND SERVICE

President of the Maine Trial Lawyers Association.

Member of the Board of Governors of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (American Association for Justice).

Served on the faculty of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Boston chapter.

Appointed by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court to serve on the Advisory Committee for the Rules of Civil Procedure.

Appointed by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court to serve on the Advisory Committee for the Rules of Professional Responsibility (Rules of Professional Conduct).

Member of the Maine State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section.

Member of the Maine Employment Lawyers Association.

Appointed Special Counsel by the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar to assist in the prosecution of the case of Board of Overseers of the Bar v. David Warren et. al., BAR-10-11.

Co-Presenter at a summer meeting of the Maine State Bar Association with UNUM General Counsel on “The Nuts and Bolts of ERISA Disability Law.”

Co-Presenter at a meeting of the Maine State Bar Association Labor and Employment Section on “ERISA Disability Benefits: Procedures and Caveats.”

Presenter at a meeting of the Maine Employment Lawyers Association on “Discretionary Clauses in Disability Insurance Policies.”

Co-Presenter at the 16th. Annual Employment Law Update sponsored by the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Maine State Bar Association with UNUM Senior Counsel on “ERISA Disability Red Flags.”

Proud to have received recognition for her pro bono work from a former governor and the Maine Refugee Advisory Council at a Blaine House tea for “Outstanding Contributions to Maine Refugees in their Pursuit of the American Dream.”

BAR MEMBERSHIPS

Maine Supreme Judicial Court

United States District Court for the District of Maine

United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Supreme Court of the United States

EDUCATION

Cum Laude graduate of the University of Maine School of Law, Articles Editor of the Maine Law Review and Writing Instructor.

Cum Laude graduate of Colby College with Distinction in the Major of Philosophy and Tutor in the Course of Logic.

PERSONAL

Member of the Atlantic Salmon Federation and Trout Unlimited and after more than two decades of dedicated effort, is an accomplished angler so long as that is measured by distance travelled rather than number of fish hooked and landed. Member of the Maine Mineralogical and Geological Society, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and Friend of the Portland Public Library.