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Civil Archives

HZW Wins 1st Circuit Appeal In Civil Rights Case

The First Circuit denied an appeal today, brought by Mary Kellett in the case of Vladek Filler vs. Mary Kellett, et. al.  Valdek Filler is represented by Tom Hallett, Tim Zerillo and Dave Weyrens of HZW.  Congratulations to Mr. Filler.  The First Circuit opinion can be found by clicking here.

Tom Hallett Wins Maine Supreme Court Appeal In Noyes Street Fire Case

HZW Shareholder and Senior Partner Tom Hallett won an appeal to the Maine Supreme Court yesterday.  Hallett argued on appeal that the Superior Court had improperly ordered the priority of the liens against the Defendant/Landlord in this case.  By winning the appeal, Hallett restored our Client to having first priority in the assets of the Defendant.  

Major Victory In Vladek Filler's Continuing Quest for Justice

Hallett, Zerillo & Whipple lawyers Tom Hallett, Tim Zerillo and Dave Weyrens brought suit on behalf of Vladek Filler, a man who was wrongfully convicted of rape.  His wrongful convictions resulted in the bar discipline of Mary Kellett, the first Maine Prosecutor ever disciplined by the Maine Board of Bar Overseers.  

Major Victory In Vladek Filler's Continuing Quest for Justice

Hallett, Zerillo & Whipple lawyers Tom Hallett, Tim Zerillo and Dave Weyrens brought suit on behalf of Vladek Filler, a man who was wrongfully convicted of rape.  His wrongful convictions resulted in the bar discipline of Mary Kellett, the first Maine Prosecutor ever disciplined by the Maine Board of Bar Overseers.  

Attorney Brett Gabor Wins Contested Protection From Abuse Hearing

Attorney Brett Gabor won a contested hearing for Protection From Abuse, defending a mother accused by the father of abusing their children. The father has repeatedly brought forward claims against the mother in both civil and criminal settings. In this particular case, the mother was unable to see the children for more than two hours per week while the case was pending, which caused her great anguish and concern. The father was attempting to use the Protection From Abuse process as a shortcut to gaining sole custody of the children.

Tim Zerillo's Client Prevails in Bridgton Family Law Case

After a 2 day trial in Bridgton this Summer, Attorney Zerillo's Client prevailed in a divorce case, winning all major issues, including financial and custody issues.  These issues were contested, and the Guardian Ad Litem in this matter was against Attorney Zerillo's Client on most issues.  

Attorney Tom Hallett is featured on NBC WCSH 6 news on July 10th, where he commented on the Gregory Nisbet Indictment for Manslaughter and his representation of a family in the wrongful death matter

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A grand jury indicted the landlord of 20 Noyes St. for six counts of manslaughter and four criminal violations of the Life Safety Code, stemming from a fire where six people died.