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Abigail C. Varga

avarga@lambertcoffin.com
207.874.4000 ext.130
Abbey is a shareholder of the firm.  Prior to joining the firm, Abbey clerked for two years for the Maine Superior Court where she worked closely with the judiciary in a variety of matters during all stages of litigation.  She is admitted to the bar in the states of Maine and Massachusetts, and her practice focuses on civil litigation and professional liability matters.  She also provides advice and counsel to both employers and employees on workplace injury issues.
Abigail C. Varga
PRACTICE AREAS:
HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS

Selected for SuperLawyers
  New England Rising Stars

EDUCATION
Saint Anselm College,
  B.A., cum laude
New England School of Law,
  J.D., cum laude
  Case and Comment Editor,
  New England Law Review
BAR ADMISSIONS
States of Maine and
  Massachusetts
United States District Court
  for the District of Maine
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Defense Research Institute
Maine State Bar Association
  Board of Governors,
  New Lawyers Section, 2009-13
  Chair, 2012
"I believe that the best attorney-client relationships are collaborations, and the greatest partnerships are built on communication. Working together with my fellow associates and partners, I am committed to finding comprehensive and practical solutions specific to each client."

Abbey earned her B.A. from Saint Anselm College, cum laude, and her J.D., cum laude, from New England School of Law.  While at New England School of Law, Abbey served as a case and comment editor on the New England Law Review and was the Chair of the Women's Law Caucus.

Abbey grew up in central Maine and currently resides in South Portland with her husband and their dog, Reggie.  In her spare time, she enjoys the greater Portland community, home projects, and yoga.

HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS:
Recipient, 2009, New England School of Law
  Service Award

PUBLICATIONS:
Contributing Author, Maine Chapter: The Law of
   Eminent Domain, Condemnation, Zoning &
   Land Use Committee
, American Bar Association:
   A 50 State Survey, 2012.
Contributing Author, Maine Chapter: Duty to Warn,
   Defense Research Institute, Product Liability
   Cases and the Duty to Warn: A 50 State
   Compendium, 2011.
Case and Comment: Baker v. Farrand, 2011 ME 91,
   A.3d-Continuing Negligent Treatment Doctrine
,
   Physician Insurer, at 12 (4th Quarter 2011).
Howard v. Malac-Opening the Door for Constitutional
  Claims by Biological Parents for Abuse of Their
  Children by Foster Parents
, 43 New Eng. L. Rev.
  301 (2009). 

 

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