Rudman Winchell Attorney Paul Sighinolfi Receives Appointment from Governor LePage.
Rudman Winchell, Counselors at Law in Bangor, Maine is pleased to announce that attorney Paul H. Sighinolfi has been appointed Executive Director and Chair of the Maine Workers’ Compensation Board by Governor Paul LePage. The formal announcement was made by the Governor today at a press conference in Augusta.
“Paul has been a valuable asset to Rudman Winchell for many years,” says Edmond Bearor, Managing Partner at the firm. “He will be sorely missed. Once again, this appointment reminds us of the high quality attorneys at Rudman Winchell, and that they are often called upon to serve our community in other ways.”
Sighinolfi was born in Chicopee, Massachusetts and is a graduate of St. Anselm College, Trinity College and Columbus School of Law at Catholic University of America. He co-authored Maine Employer’s Guide: Worker’s Compensation. He is a member of the board of editors and contributes to Maine Business & Employment Law, a publication of Northern New England Law Publishers. In 1995, he was appointed by the Board of Overseers of the Bar to serve on Panel A of the Board’s Grievance Commission. In 1997, he became Chair of the Panel, a position he held until 2002 when he was precluded by term limits from further service.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court appointed Paul to a three-year term on the Board of Overseers of the Bar in November 2002. He was reappointed for a second three-year term in 2005 where he served as the Vice Chair of the Board. Paul was appointed Chair of the Board of Bar Overseers by the Supreme Judicial Court on November 1, 2007, and on November 1, 2008 he was precluded by term limits from further service. In December of 2009, the Maine Supreme Court appointed Paul as a trustee of the Lawyers Fund for Client Protection. He still serves in that capacity.
Rudman Winchell has been providing generations of counsel to Maine people, businesses and communities since 1917. With 30 attorneys specializing in various fields of practice, Rudman Winchell is one of Maine’s oldest and largest law firms.
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Jeff Solari/Manager of Business Development