DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland
363 Maine Mall Road
Portland, ME 04106
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Confidently Navigate the Complexities of Firearm Laws - From the Gun Show to the Holster
The constitutional protection of individual gun rights has never been stronger, but regulatory and liability concerns can hamper even the most responsible owner. Is your knowledge of federal, state and local law effective enough to protect your client from criminal or civil charges? Let our experienced faculty give you the insight you need. Learn the difference between Title 1 and Title 2 firearms, the requirements for selling at a gun show versus selling to a private party, and more. Make sure your clients are able to exercise their Second Amendment rights while avoiding liabilities that can put themselves or others at risk. Register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is intended for attorneys. The content will be useful for law enforcement, government officials, firearm dealers and advocates for gun rights or gun control. Paralegals may also benefit.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 6.0 hours of CLE credit including 1.0 ethics hours.
JOHN W. CHAPMAN is a partner in the Portland law firm of Kelly & Chapman, where he practices in the areas of workers’ compensation law, labor law, employee relations law, gun law, police liability, police misconduct and personal injury law. He is admitted to practice in Maine. Mr. Chapman is a member of the American Bar Association and the Maine State Bar Association. He earned his A.B. degree, cum laude, from Bowdoin College and his J.D. degree from the University of Maine.
STEPHEN C. SMITH is an attorney with Lipman & Katz, Attorneys at Law. He has been a trial lawyer for 20 years with a statewide practice in criminal defense, personal injury and family law. He has well over 100 serious jury trials and countless bench trials under his belt. Mr. Smith brings a businesslike approach to his litigation practice. While always willing to listen to reason, his aggressive court room practice and willingness to go to trial account for his many legal victories and favorable results. Mr. Smith assists clients in divorce and custody cases, homicides, sex crimes, domestic violence, abuse and drug-related charges. Admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the First Circuit Court of Appeals and federal and state courts, he has also been a longtime member of the Bar of the Penobscot and Passamaquoddy Tribal courts and once acted as the Penobscot Tribe’s child protective attorney general. Mr. Smith is a member of the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Maine State Bar Association, and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He earned his B.S. degree from the University of Maine; University of Kharkov in Kharkov, Ukraine; and his J.D. degree from the University of Maine School of Law.
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