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PUBLICATIONS
As a member, you will stay current with news and events from around Maine's law community with subscriptions to the Maine Bar Journal, The Supplement, Legislative Updates, and other email news. Please direct editorial inquiries to Kathryn Holub at kholub@mainebar.org and advertising inquiries to Lisa Pare at lpare@mainebar.org.
 

Members receive a 15% discount on all book purchases through the ABA web store.

CREDIT CARD SERVICES
 

LawPay enables attorneys to accept credit card payments securely and correctly. LawPay meets the requirements for the ABA trust account guidelines as well as the Attorney's Professional Code of Conduct.

CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION
MSBA members can save enough on reduced fees at MSBA CLE seminars to pay for membership! In addition, CLE Club membership is a special program designed for extra savings. Save on live programs, video replays, satellite programs, telephone seminars, self-study materials and online courses.
INSURANCE
Advanced Resources Marketing offers the MSBA a
long-term care partnership program. Get quality consultation and advice from certified long-term care specialists and learn how to protect your retirement savings.
The Allen/Freeman/McDonnell offers a variety of insurance plans, including malpractice.
ALPS Professional Liability Insurance is the MSBA's affiliated professional liability insurer. ALPS' comprehensive professional liability program offers industry-leading guidance, financial stability, and protection to you and your law firm.
Cross Insurance offers a wide range of insurance programs, including group life to $100K, individual disability, individual term life to $600K, business overhead, medical coverage (on an employee choice basis), group LTD & STD, professional liability, dental, long-term care, and flexible benefit services. Programs are designed and provided by The Dunlap Corporation.
  MetLife offers a special group insurance program with substantial savings on your auto and home insurance, including a member discount of up to 15%, a length of membership discount of up to 20%, extra savings with automatic payment options, and multi-vehicle discounts.
LEGAL RESEARCH & OPINIONS

Casemaker is an online legal research tool that contains state and federal case law, statutes, regulations, and much more. It is accessible 24/7 anywhere you can access the Internet--and there's no software to load. Mobile apps are available for the iPhone, iPad and Android. There is also no restriction on usage, so you can access Casemaker whenever,wherever and for however long you need it. Weekly webinars are available.

Evergreen Decisions, LLC, provides comprehensive up-to-date overviews of Maine Superior Court decisions, to retrieve and print, and an extensive searchable database of more than 5,000 bench decisions that frequently only a county court clerk could find, with special attention.
MENTORING & NETWORKING SERVICE
ALPS Attorney Match is a free, web-based resource that connects attorneys preparing to leave the legal professional with those just entering. It is also designed to facilitate membership and clerkship opportunities throughout our legal community.
OFFICE SUPPLIES & SERVICES
  Use the buying power of all MSBA members to obtain significant discounts on all of your office supply and print needs through Office Depot/Max.
  Start saving up to 34% today on shipping products and services with UPS. You can receive these discounts even if you already have an account.
PAYROLL SERVICES
Payroll and taxpayer services are available through
Paychex
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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
Receive a 10% lifetime discount on Clio cloud-based law practice software.
Save 10% on CuroLegal consulting and implementation services. CuroLegal is a legal technology consulting and development firm specializing in cloud-based technology, modern business practices, next-generation law firm business models, and digital product design and development.
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
The MSBA Career Center was constructed to help connect our members with new employment opportunities. Use the links to guide you as you begin your job search. Employers and recruiters now have access to our specialized niche. Visit careers.mainebar.org.
  MSBA members may use the Bar Headquarters conference rooms at 124 State Street at no charge. We have rooms that accommodate groups of 10 and 20, and two small rooms for groups of 4.
  Develop your clientele, and your reputation. The MSBA’s Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) is one of only 70 across the country to meet the American Bar Association standards, and authorized to use its logo and slogan, The Right Call for the Right Lawyer. LRS provides the name of an attorney, in a particular area of law based on geographic location to a member of the public. Call Rachel MacArthur at (207) 622-7523 to become a member.
  Network with your colleagues and pursue your interest in various areas of the law by joining one of the MSBA’s 26 sections. Members of the MSBA can join sections for just $10 each per year. Membership in the New Lawyers Section is free. Contact Heather Seavey at (207) 622-7523 to become a section member.
  The MSBA’s Silent Partners program offers low-key assistance to lawyers in dealing with problems in substantive and administrative areas of the law where there may be a lack of familiarity or comfort, where some help and guidance would benefit both the practitioner and client. The program provides confidentiality recognized by the Supreme Judicial Court in Maine Bar Rule 7.3(o). Contact Angela Weston at (207) 622-7523 or aweston@mainebar.org.
RETIREMENT PROGRAMS
Does your retirement plan offer no out-of-pocket expenses, professional fiduciary services, a broad range of investment options, and full-service administration? ABA Retirement Funds does! The ABA Retirement Funds Program has been providing affordable 401(k) plans exclusively to the legal community for 50 years. The Program's bundled approach allows your firm to keep its focus on the success of the practice. We provide you will trustee, record keeping, tax reporting, compliance testing, investment management, and participant communication services--all from a single source, at no additional cost to your firm. Maybe it's time to find what's inside your 401(k).
TELEPHONE, WIRELESS & INTERNET SERVICES
Save up to 25% on business communication needs with EarthLink--from voice, data, and email, to collaboration and secure networking services.
ReadyConference offers quick, easy, and inexpensive no-reservations conference calls. Schedule and conduct a call instantly, with no reservations! ReadyConference lets you chair a conference call from anywhere you have a touch-tone telephone. Calls cost only 8 cents a minute, and 5 percent of the cost is returned to the MSBA, helping to stabilize dues.

Verizon Wireless offers significant discounts on wireless calling plans, as well as other discounts on accessories, devices, smartphones, and text message plans.

TRAVEL SERVICES

Receive a discount on hotels from Expedia.

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