Elizabeth T. Johnston

Associate
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  • University of Maine School of Law (J.D.), summa cum laude
  • University of Maine (B.A.), summa cum laude with highest honors

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Biography

Liz uses her strong background in legal research, passion for problem-solving, and prior experience representing employers and insurers in administrative matters to advocate for clients in various facets of employment law.

Liz earned her law degree summa cum laude from the University of Maine School of Law, where she received the Faculty Significant Achievement Award for academic performance and overall contribution to the school and the Pro Bono Publico Award for her commitment to public service.  During law school, Liz served as Technical Editor of the Maine Law Review and a teaching assistant for the Legal Writing Department.  She also served as a Bernstein Fellow at the Maine District Court and a judicial extern to the Honorable Kermit Lipez of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

After law school, Liz clerked for the Honorable Andrew M. Mead of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.  During her clerkship, she gained invaluable insight into the law and litigation process from a judicial perspective, which she utilizes in her practice.

Liz lives in South Portland with her husband.  When she’s not at the office, she enjoys experimenting with new recipes, running, and exploring Maine’s hiking trails and beaches.

Public Service

Board of the Maine State Bar Association New Lawyers' Section, Officer

Memberships

Maine State Bar Association
American Bar Association

Education

  • University of Maine School of Law (J.D.), summa cum laude
  • University of Maine (B.A.), summa cum laude with highest honors

Clerkships

  • Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 2016-2017

Bar Admissions

  • Maine, 2016

Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, 2018