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Cape Elizabeth Zoning and Land Use Law Firm
I specialize in cases involving municipal and State action, but I also frequently represent clients in other areas, excluding only criminal law, domestic relations, and bankruptcy.
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About Law Offices of David A. Lourie
Previous Law Firm Name
- Desmond & Cooper, P.A.
- Zoning and Land Use Law 30%
- Property Tax Abatement and Eminent Domain Takings 20%
- Administrative Appeals to Maine Courts Under Rule 80B or 80C 30%
- Civil rights, Civil Liberties and Other Litigation 20%
- Maine Civil Liberties Union 2002 Justice Louis Scolnick Award for Exceptional Work in Furthering the Cause of Civil Liberties , 2002
- NAACP Portland Branch 2001 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award, 2001
Pro Bono Activities
- American Civil Liberties Union of Maine Legal Panel and Cooperating Attorney
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - Chair of Legal Redress Committee
- JER, Inc
- VIP Plaza Inc
- Royal River Natural Foods
- Town of Baldwin, Maine
- Town of Parsonsfield, Maine
- David A. Lourie Esq. (Sole Practitioner)
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189 Spurwink Avenue Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
Law Offices of David A. Lourie 189 Spurwink Avenue Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107 - 9604 207-799-4922
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