"A LAWYER ACCUSTOMED TO WINNING"
As one of Southern Maine's leading OUI & criminal defense lawyers, Jim is Certified by the USDOT as an Intoxilyzer 5000 Operator & Technician. As a result of his training and background as a former Assistant Attorney General -- Criminal Division, he reviewed & charged numerous criminal cases, as well as conducted evidentiary hearings & trials. This experience gives Jim a unique insight into the arguments, methodology & trial strategy of the various District Attorneys' offices throughout Southern Maine.
The Boulos Law Firm
DIVORCE & FAMILY LAW
PLASTIC SURGERY FOR REAL PEOPLE
Correcting a flaw in your appearance or enhancing one of your features is an important decision. And when you're considering cosmetic surgery, you want to be certain that you're getting care that suits you from a qualified plastic surgeon who puts your needs first. Choosing the right plastic surgeon is critical to getting the results you want.
Dr. Verne Weisberg at PLASTIC SURGERY CENTER, PA has 26 years of experience. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, and is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons & the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. An initial consultation provides the doctor and his patients an opportunity to establish a rapport and to discuss all that is involved in the desired procedure, as well as what is a realistic approach to achieving a natural result. Dr. Weisberg provides facial cosmetic surgery, breast enlargement & reduction, tummy tucks, breast reconstruction after breast cancer, liposuction & body contouring, and injectable fillers including Botox, Restylane, Juvederm & Radiesse. Most procedures are performed on an outpatient basis at an AAAA Certified ambulatory surgical facility with certified anesthesiologists for your comfort, safety and confidentiality.
Plastic Surgery Center, PA
195 Fore River Pkwy, Ste 140, Portland, ME 04102
DIVORCE & FAMILY LAW
Attorneys Elizabeth J. Scheffee, Margaret C. Lavoie, Susan M. Schultz, Elizabeth F. Stout, Peter W. Evans and Alicia Cushing at GIVERTZ, SCHEFFEE & LAVOIE, PA have helped hundreds of people with matrimonial & family law issues. They understand the effects of emotional, financial & physical abuse and how to stand up to bullying. If a criminal protective order or family restraining order is needed, they will be with you all of the way. They know how to look for hidden assets and are not satisfied until full financial disclosure is made. If an issue cannot be settled amicably, all six attorneys are fully prepared to fight for their clients in court.
Liz Scheffee & her team will personally represent you throughout your divorce & post-divorce matters, including child support, alimony, custody & visitation, domestic violence, divorce mediation, reference (private judging), restraining orders, property settlements, estate planning & simple wills. At Givertz, Scheffee & Lavoie, you get the personal attention you deserve. Your paperwork will never get lost; your calls will never be ignored. Experience does make the difference. The firm is also AV-rated by the prestigious lawyer-rating firm Martindale-Hubbell.
Givertz, Scheffee & Lavoie, PA
ATTORNEY RICHARD S. BERNE has been practicing criminal law for more than 36 years. Prior to establishing his office in Portland 20 years ago, he served as an Assistant US Attorney in the Eastern District of New York and the Northern District of California.
Richard concentrates in the defense of criminal cases in Federal & State Courts in Maine, MA, VT & NY. These cases have included investigations and prosecutions of complex narcotics cases, child pornography, fraud, embezzlement, grand larceny & robbery, securities fraud, computer crimes & wire fraud, tax evasion and money laundering, as well as DWI/DUI, assault and unlawful sexual conduct matters. Additionally, he and his associate Elizabeth Hoffman have an active civil litigation practice, primarily in the areas of matrimonial, family and personal injury law. Richard's common sense approach incorporates an extensive knowledge of criminal law with direct personal advocacy on behalf of each client to advance the goal of avoiding prosecution. If charges are brought against a client, he pursues a unique and comprehensive approach to each case, designed to achieve the best possible result, whether through alternative sentencing, dismissal, plea agreement or trial.
Law Office of Richard S. Berne
22 Free St, Portland, ME 04101
IMMIGRATION LEGAL SOLUTIONS SINCE 1980
Located in the city of Portland, Maine, the law firm of LANDIS ARN & JAYNES, PA is devoted exclusively to the practice of immigration and naturalization law. The firm has received the highest national first-tier ranking in the immigration practice area in the US News-Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" guide (2010). Peter J. Landis, a founding member of the firm, is also individually listed as a "Best Lawyer" in the immigration area in the current edition of the Best Lawyers of America. Peter, Cynthia Arn & Marcus Jaynes have more than 60 years of combined experience in all aspects of immigration law. They help many individuals to obtain temporary work visas and/or permanent residence through employment and family relationships. The firm also has extensive experience involving I-9 compliance and employer sanctions, as well as naturalization, J-1 waivers, relief from deportation and asylum. Numerous businesses -- from small to large, including hospitals and other health care providers -- retain Landis, Arn & Jaynes, PA to assist foreign employees to obtain authorization to work in the U.S.
The attorneys and highly trained support staff keep abreast of daily developments in the rapidly changing and highly complex world of immigration law and regularly keep clients informed of developments which may impact their cases.
Landis Arn & Jaynes, PA
222 St. John St, Portland, ME 04102
PROTECTING LAND OWNERS' RIGHTS
With 24 years of legal experience, ATTORNEY DAVID P. CHAMBERLAIN specializes in residential & commercial landlord/tenant law, including all types of evictions & appeals, such as nonpayment, nuisance, contracts/rental disputes, Section 8, HUD and other subsidized housing. His services include general civil litigation in all courts supporting and defending landlords' rights and defending housing discrimination complaints brought by tenants. He provides consultation in all aspects of landlord/tenant law & relations, including leases & rental agreements, required disclosures, notices & other forms. David's boutique practice includes formation of corporations and limited liability companies for landlords & property owners. He is a frequent lecturer regarding landlord/tenant law, including providing in-house training and seminars for his many clients.
As a conscientious & thorough attorney, David & his two assistants are the only people you will deal with at his office. David is a member of the Southern Maine Landlords' Association, is on the Board of Directors and acts as the Legislative Liaison for the Maine Apartment Association.
Law Offices of David P. Chamberlain, PA
GENERAL FAMILY LAWYER
ATTORNEY GREGORY W. FILES states that when it comes to the major life change of divorce, it is critical to seek answers early & become familiar with your legal rights & obligations. Even if you think you may be divorcing, he states that you should talk to an attorney who is well-versed in family law matters. It is crucial to prepare for & understand the divorce process. He believes that it is important not to be taken by surprise.
Greg has 15 years of professional experience in family law & related matters. Initially, he makes an effort to stabilize his client's financial situation. This may require obtaining court orders concerning child custody and spousal & child support. Many times, these issues can be resolved amicably, and a separation agreement can be negotiated. Balancing the emotional & financial costs of litigation, Greg maintains a commitment to a fair & equitable resolution of his clients' cases. His general practice includes small businesses, real estate, wills & trusts, estates & estate planning and probate.
Law Office of Gregory W. Files
ELDER CARE RESOURCES CONSULTING
Marilyn Peller, MS, founder of HERE FOR YOU ELDER RESOURCES can help you manage the many responsibilities you take on when an elder family member can no longer fully care for himself or herself. As a trusted partner, Marilyn helps assess your loved one's needs; researches options and guides you in selecting the best solutions; and prepares a customized service plan, including coordination of those services. She replaces the guesswork, confusion, and frustration families often face, with the peace of mind of knowing your loved one's needs, safety & quality of life are prioritized.
Responsible for the needs of her own aging parents and in-laws, Marilyn understands the demands and emotional struggles associated with eldercare, especially those of trying to balance the demands of work, family and the needs of your elder loved one. You can trust her years of personal and professional expertise to guide you and your family toward the right solutions for your elderly loved ones.
Here for You Elder Resources
HEALTH, FUNCTION & AESTHETICS
DAVID S. PALMER, DMD, PA, limits his practice to Prosthodontics, which is the specialty in dentistry concentrating on oral rehabilitation, including crowns, fixed & removable bridgework, dental implants and partial & full dentures. Dr. Palmer is Board Certified by the American Board of Prosthodontics and is a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists. He has served the prosthodontic needs of greater Portland since 2002, and has practiced since 1978. He is a retired Air Force Colonel.
Dr. Palmer emphasizes comprehensive oral health planning, so that patients can best achieve definitive predictability in their dental treatment. The doctor considers those patients for treatment whom he feels will best be served by the specialized level of care that he offers. People who use his services are either referred by doctors in the local dental community or other satisfied past patients. Patients considering the removal of one or more teeth, dental implants, the placement of crowns and bridgework, or major evaluation of their mouth are candidates for his office. Also, patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) issues may be served by his care. Be sure to look for Dr. Palmer on Facebook.
David S. Palmer, DMD, PA
25 Long Creek Dr, South Portland, ME 04106
YOUR LOCAL GUIDING PRINCIPLE
It's all about living well. Rob Neal at THE GUIDING INSTITUTE has more than 40 years of experience helping individuals, families, non-profits & businesses obtain success and fulfillment. He has worked as a counselor, facilitator, mediator, trainer, family therapist, organizational development consultant, performance coach, executive coach, writer & fund raiser.
Rob has worked with hundreds of individuals, families & groups, plus more than 50 different organizations that range in size from major Fortune 100 corporations to small grass roots non-profits. The Guiding Institute will come to where you work, live, hang out, or where your organization operates. Rob helps individuals wanting to build a successful career, change careers, develop close friends & build a strong family, live an engaged & fulfilling life in the community and develop life long financial stability. For businesses & non-profit organizations, he will guide you to quality business practices, high employee performance, fund raising success, standout customer service, community impact and long-term sustainability. Watch for his new Website launching soon.
The Guiding Institute
EXPERIENCE WHAT PHYSICAL THERAPY CAN BE
The experienced team at FOCAL POINT MANUAL THERAPIES provides the highest quality physical therapy care. They utilize manual therapy techniques: myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, joint mobilization, deep tissue work, stretching, yoga & Pilates. More traditional modalities are utilized, as needed. Individualized, one hour & one-on-one treatments sessions in private rooms combine to create a relaxing, enjoyable environment to enhance your healing.
They can treat a wide range of outpatient problems: orthopedic diagnoses, sports & dance injuries, chronic pain, general fitness/education, neurological diagnoses & pregnancy support. Your musculoskeletal needs are assessed at each session, and individualized home programs are created to match your needs and experience. Their staff is able to assist patients at all levels of fitness, and they are happy to work with your current medical team. Billing support is offered in-house, and they are providers with most insurance carriers. If you are serious about focusing on your health, contact Focal Point for an appointment, or visit their Website for more information.
Focal Point Manual Therapies
7 Oak Hill Terrace, Scarborough, ME 04074
ONLINE EDUCATION & DISTANCE LEARNING
Celebrating 35 years of distance learning for adults, SAINT JOSEPH'S COLLEGE helps people with busy schedules continue their education through online courses. The Graduate & Professional Studies division of the college offers you a respected & convenient way to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree in business, education, nursing, health administration & theology. Right now, more than 2,800 students like you -- with families, demanding schedules & active lives -- are pursuing their education online with Saint Joseph's. You can start your program in any month of the year and set a pace that suits your lifestyle & family. And, throughout the coursework, your personal academic advisor will guide you.
Their online education programs include master's degrees, bachelor's degrees, associate's degrees & certificate programs. They also offer individual continuing education courses, symposiums, professional development seminars & summer intensive classes on campus. Since 1976, Saint Joseph's College has supported adult learners to achieve their educational goals through distance learning. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1912, the college serves students of all ages and all faiths within a values-centered environment, both online and at its Standish campus for traditional undergraduates.
Saint Joseph's College
THE WORLD BROUGHT TO MAINE
It's all about knowledge of the world. THE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL OF MAINE (WACM) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization promoting greater understanding of global ideas & issues. WACM sponsors diverse programming featuring local and internationally renowned speakers on international politics, business and economic issues, culture and citizen diplomacy.
WACM's programs include a breakfast lecture series, a global connections monthly brown-bag lunchtime series, After Hours speaker programs, seminars, discussion groups and other special programs. The Council also serves as a dynamic education resource to high school and college students and educators by working with local schools to provide quality programs that increase awareness of the world and the challenges facing global citizens. The Council also hosts international visitors through its International Visitors' Program, providing opportunities for interaction and discussion with people in Maine. WACM is a member of the World Affairs Councils of America. Contact WACM or visit their Website for more information.
World Affairs Council of Maine
QUALITY CHILDCARE PROGRAMS
More working parents are in search of quality placement for their infants, toddlers, preschoolers & school age children. For 25 years, YOUTH AND FAMILY OUTREACH has stressed excellence in early childhood care and education and has hours to accommodate most working parents' needs. The faculty is interested in the personal development of each child. They offer preschool education programs designed to promote the physical development, social, intellectual, and emotional experiences necessary to help the child begin to realize his or her full potential. Their curriculum encompasses speech, language, gross & fine motor skills, visual & perceptual skills, as well as cognitive skills. They utilize various arts & crafts, and music & movement to help stimulate your child's imagination and encourage interest in learning.
One of the benefits of Youth and Family Outreach is that they care for children ranging in ages from six weeks through five years old in a year-round, diverse program. Their nutrition program is mostly locally-grown and made from scratch, keeping it local & fresh. This center has a unique environment where parents may visit anytime. Contact them for more info. Accredited by NAEYC.
Youth and Family Outreach
YOUR SOLUTIONS COMPANY
Interpreting the client's brief and generating an optimum solution that permits adaptability is the hallmark of BUILDING ENVELOPE CONSULTANTS CORP. It is a full service consulting firm specializing in the forensic analysis & diagnosis of building envelope issues in addition to the specification & management of sound, practical, remedial solutions.
From new construction to historic preservation, BEC uses their decades of experience investigating building enclosures to solve problems, provide appropriate solutions & manage the construction process. It is their experience, technical excellence, professionalism & integrity that make Building Envelope Consultants an outstanding and distinctive firm. Services include: envelope inspections, forensic investigations, remedial details, structural design, historic preservation consulting, restoration documents, construction management & expert litigation support. Some of their clients include the Univ. of ME system, Maine Medical Center, Bowdoin College, Colby College, Dartmouth College & much more. See their Website for more info.
SOUTH PORTLAND'S BEST KEPT SECRET
When was the last time you were excited about your hair…really excited? Unique styling at COCO CHEVEUX SALON is done with impeccable precision to keep your hair looking terrific for weeks to come. With more than 20 years of industry experience & ongoing education in innovative techniques, owner Tiffany Conway and her professional team of stylists are fully qualified, dedicated and ready to serve you and your beauty needs. Services range from a full selection of hair cuts for women & men, blow dry & hair styles, hair relaxers & up-do's to hair color, full color application, re-touch, highlights or lowlights (full/partial), toner and corrective color. They also offer perms for long or short hair, as well as facial waxing and makeup application.
Tiffany invites you to experience a salon unlike any other. All services at CoCo Cheveux include a personalized consultation, relaxing aromatherapy shampoo in the Lather Room and a blow dry style. Ask about their CoCo Coiffure Special and bridal services. For truly outstanding hair and beauty care in a sophisticated and relaxed atmosphere, visit CoCo Cheveux Salon at:
CoCo Cheveux Salon
EXCELLENCE IN BANQUETS & ENTERTAINMENT
GRAND OPENING - THURSDAY NIGHT SEPTEMBER 1ST 9PM-1AM - FEATURING REGIONS BEST DJS - NO COVER OVER 21 (18+ SHOW) Built in 1880, THE CHURCH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER is a venue unlike any other in the region. Family owned & operated, their beautifully refurbished cathedral is the area's finest facility available. They offer a state-of-the-art light & sound system to address all your audio/visual needs in their facility. Owner/Chef, Michel Salvaggio, Jr. possesses extensive knowledge & experience in the hospitality industry and is able to offer a variety of products & services relative to food, beverage and entertainment.
The Church amenities include two full service bars, a private V.I.P balcony overlooking the Basilica Ballroom's main floor, free parking and is handicap accessible. They have smaller private rooms, elevated stage and full service kitchen offering unique homemade buffet selections available for any occasion. Whether they are holding a public event or tailoring the needs of your next private function, The Church would like the opportunity to be your host. Additional amenities include a HD projector with 150" projection screen for presentations and broadcasting all MAJOR sporting events such as World Series, UFC and NFL. Come feel the energy every Thursday night for the ultimate experience in entertainment.
The Church Performing Arts Center