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Ashley Arra.

Ashley Arra

Attorney Ashley Arra

Ashley Arra graduated from Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 2010, earning a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Legal Studies. Thereafter, she attended the University of Maine School of Law, where she earned her J.D. in 2013. Following her first year of law school, Ashley was selected for a Bernstein District Court Fellowship and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Keith A. Powers, Maine District Court, Portland, Maine. During the remainder of her law school career, she served as a member of the Women’s Law Association, as a Case Note and Comment Editor for the Maine Law Review, and as a Legal Writing Instructor for first-year students. She is admitted to the bar in Maine and is a member of the Maine State Bar Association.

Ashley previously was employed as an associate at a Portland firm, specializing in defense litigation. As part of The Bennett Law Firm team, Ashley advises employers on labor and employment issues, including discipline and discharge, wage and hour compliance, ADA and FMLA compliance, independent contractor classification, severance agreements, and all other aspects of the employer/employee relationship. Ashley also advises clients on alcohol beverage law issues, licensing, regulatory compliance, and litigation.

Experience:

September 2016 to present
The Bennett Law Firm, Associate

2012-September 2016
Germani, Martemucci & Hill, Portland, Maine
Associate, Law Clerk

Summer 2012
Lanman Law, LLC, Portland, Maine
Law Clerk

Summer 2011
Maine District Court, Portland, Maine
Judicial Law Clerk

Summer 2010
Cloutier, Conley & Duffett, P.A., Portland, Maine
Legal Intern

Education:

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SCHOOL OF LAW, Portland, Maine
J.D. 2013
• Case Note and Comment Editor, Maine Law Review
• Legal Writing Teaching Assistant
• Member, Women’s Law Association

WHEATON COLLEGE, Norton, Massachusetts
B.A., Magna Cum Laude
• Phi Beta Kappa
• Dean’s List all semesters

Professional Memberships:

Member, National Association of Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Attorneys
Member, Maine State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law section
Member, Maine State Bar Association’s Women’s Law section
Member, Maine State Bar Association’s New Lawyers section

Contact Us
The Bennett Law Firm, P.A.
PORTLAND OFFICE
121 Middle Street, Suite 300, Portland, Maine
Tel: 207.773.4775

BOSTON OFFICE
51 Melcher Street, Boston, Massachusetts
Tel: 617.973.1550
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