Ms. Melinda J. Caterine

AV Preeminent

Licensed for 29 years

Serving Portland, ME

Areas of Law

  • Labor and Employment
  • Compliance Audits and Counseling
  • Employee Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Employment Discrimination and Harassment
  • Employment-Related Litigation
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act - FCRA
  • Retaliation and Wrongful Termination Defense

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Admission Details

Admitted in 2006, New Hampshire
2010, Vermont
1st Circuit - District of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire
2nd Circuit - District of Vermont
1st Circuit - District of New Hampshire
U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont
1990, Maine
2010, Massachusetts
U.S. District Court for the District of Maine
1st Circuit - District of Maine
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Law School Attended
Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, IN

Class of 1990

University Attended

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME
Class of 1987
with honors

Bar Fellowship
of the American Bar Foundation.


Editor-in-Chief of the ABA/ BNA treatise "Employment At Will: A State-By-State Survey," 2012

Newsletter Articles

New Reporting Requirements May Impact The Settlement Of Employment-Related Claims
February 1, 2011

Same-Sex Marriage: What Does It Mean For Hospitality Employers?
September 1, 2009


"The Government Cares About my Profile? Latest Trends in Federal Regulation of Social Media" - ABA LEL Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 11/03/12

"Master Course on Managing Leaves of Absence, Accommodations & Accessibility"- Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Convention, Denver, CO, 10/24/2011

"Analyzing Emotional Distress Claims"- ABA ERR Annual Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 3/22/2011