BANGOR, MAINE – Eaton Peabody is pleased to welcome attorney Michael Hodgins to the firm. Mike will be resident in the firm’s Bangor office and will focus on construction law, general litigation, and municipal law.
David M. Austin, President and Managing Partner of the firm commented that, “We are very pleased to have Mike join Eaton Peabody. His extensive construction law, general litigation and municipal practices will be a tremendous asset to the firm and to our clients. ” Austin added that, “Mike grew up in Pittsfield and has practiced law in Maine for 25 years. We believe Mike knows Maine businesses and their legal needs and he will be an excellent fit with our culture here at Eaton Peabody.”
Mike’s experience in construction litigation includes defense of personal injury and property damage claims, mechanic’s liens and payment claims such as damages for delay, claims for additional work and differing site conditions. His work in the construction arena includes review and negotiation of construction and supply contracts and resolution of disputes before they rise to the litigation stage. Mike has presented at numerous seminars directed toward the construction industry.
Mike’s general litigation experience includes a wide array of cases, from personal injury to real estate disputes, business dissolution and shareholder disputes, and estate contests. He represents real estate brokers and agents before the Maine Real Estate Commission and in civil litigation of contract and tort claims involving real estate professionals.
Mike represents towns in contract disputes and other general litigation, land use enforcement actions, Rule 80B appeals to Superior Court and he has participated in several appeals to the Law Court. He has been listed by Best Lawyers in America in many practice areas, with distinction for land use and zoning, and recognized for his general litigation practice by New England Super Lawyers.
Mike is a trained mediator and serves as a neutral to assist parties in disputes that are as varied as his litigation practice.