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Why Choose Eastern Maine Law
Experienced Trial LawyerJohn Gause has been a trial lawyer for more than 25 years. He has been a partner at a leading statewide trial law firm and the lawyer for the Maine Human Rights Commission. He has extensive experience trying employment discrimination, civil rights, and personal injury cases to juries.
Statewide ReputationJohn Gause has a record of success that has earned him a statewide reputation. Most clients find their way to Eastern Maine Law after being referred by other lawyers around the state. They do so because they are confident that John will handle your case with the care it deserves.
Personal AttentionJohn Gause will be your lawyer at Eastern Maine Law. He personally represents each client here. John opened this firm to be able to handle your case himself. He will not assign your case to someone else.
Former Counsel for the Maine Human Rights CommissionJohn Gause was the Commission Counsel at the Maine Human Rights Commission for eight years. He represented the Commission in court in discrimination cases, drafted laws and regulations, and served as the Commission's general counsel.
You have the right to work free from discrimination because of your sex, physical or mental disability, age, race, or other protected class. You also have the right to be free from retaliation for reporting illegal or unsafe practices at work.About Employment Discrimination
You are entitled to a remedy if someone at fault injures you. That includes reimbursement for your medical expenses and lost wages, and compensation for your pain and suffering.About Personal Injury
You have rights under the United States and Maine constitutions to free speech, equal protection, due process, and to be free from cruel and unusual punishment. You have a remedy if the government violates these rights.About Civil Rights