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Ms. Melinda J. Caterine

One Monument Square, Suite 600
Portland, Maine 04101
Peer Rating
4.8 of 5.0
Client Rating
N/R
AV Rated
Experience & Credentials
Practice Areas
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
University
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, B.A., 1987
Law School
Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, IN, J.D., 1990
Admitted
1990, Maine; 2006, New Hampshire; 2010, Massachusetts and Vermont; U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Maine; U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts; U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire; U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont
ISLN
901424905
Peer Reviews (32)
AV Rated
4.8/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Employment Defense, Employment Law, Labor and Employment, Employment Litigation, Employment Claims, Litigation and General Practice
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
4.9/5
Analytical Capabilities
4.8/5
Judgment
4.8/5
Communication Ability
4.8/5
Legal Experience
4.9/5
Peer Reviews (32)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/29/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Mindy is widely regarded as a top notch employment defense lawyer / litigator who aggressively advocates on behalf of her clients. Mindy has excellent litigation instincts and sound judgment. She is also collegial, which is a particularly important characteristic in Maine, where the employment bar is relatively small.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 07/28/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
As long as I have known her, Mindy has displayed the highest level of intelligence, ethics, legal ability and professionalism. She is an outstanding person and lawyer.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/06/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/04/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Mindy is top-notch. Creative, kind, and really great.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/02/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/28/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I have with Melinda (Mindy) Caterine and know her to be a very knowledgeable employment attorney with excellent communication skills and high ethical standards, plus she is a really good person.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/28/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I have worked with Melinda (Mindy) Caterine for several years and have her to be a very knowledgeable attorney with excellent communication skills and hign ethical standards, plus she is a really good person.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 07/28/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 07/28/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/28/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/27/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/24/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Mindy contributes significantly to the ABA Labor and Employment Section and is well regarded by her peers.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 07/23/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/23/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 07/23/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/22/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Ms. Caterine is a personable colleague and an energetic advocate. I think very highly of her.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/21/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/21/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/21/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Attorney Caterine is excellent. She is smart, honest, hard working, practical, clear and to the point, and up to date. When she says she will do something, she does it. And she can accomplish amazing things when in a leadership role.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/20/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Melinda (Mindy) is a top-notch attorney. She represents her clients zealously, knows the issues, and is fair to deal with (I am always on the other side).
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 09/14/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I have had a number of cases against Mindy, as I call her. It isn't personal with her, she's smart so doesn't waste time, and she is responsive. She produces good paper. She is also someone who can get things done, whatever it is. Very impressive.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 09/07/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 08/29/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 08/23/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Marketing Partner on 08/20/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/20/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 07/21/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Member on 07/21/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Of Counsel on 07/19/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 05/07/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 09/06/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
3.4/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/21/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
3/5
Judgment
3/5
Communication Ability
3/5
Legal Experience
4/5
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