Professor Jeff Maine honored at AALS conference

Professor Jeffrey A. Maine, a tax expert who has taught at the University of Maine School of Law since 2003, was recognized by the Association of American Law Schools at the organization’s annual meeting in New Orleans earlier this month.

Prof. Maine, who has authored five books and numerous articles and reviews on the subject of taxation, was named Teacher of the Year at Maine Law for 2012. This accomplishment was honored at the AALS meeting. Prof. Maine was one of five tax professors who won Teacher of the Year awards at their respective schools. The other winners were Bridget J. Crawford of Pace, Leandra Lederman of Indiana-Bloomington, John T. Plecnik of Cleveland State, and Stephanie J. Willbanks of Vermont.

The AALS is a non-profit educational association of 176 law schools with over 10,000 law faculty in the United States. The purpose of the Association is “the improvement of the legal profession through legal education.” The AALS serves as the academic society for law teachers. Its annual meeting is the largest gathering of law faculty in the world.