For over 36 years, the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein has been helping injured and disabled Mainers get the justice they deserve.
5 Moulton Street
Portland ME 04112
Joe Bornstein founded and established the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein 35 years ago on the Portland waterfront in the city's historic Old Port district. Since then, Joe and the firm have represented more than 15,000 clients.
A fervent supporter of charitable organizations and education throughout the state of Maine, Joe is also an active member of the Maine State Bar Association, the Maine Trial Lawyers' Association, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Currently, he is serving on the Leadership Group for the Maine Campaign for Justice.
Henri A. Benoit II graduated from Arizona State University, the University
of Maine School Of Law, and was admitted to the Maine and U.S. District courts
in 1985. Hank served as a Maine Superior Court clerk after law school graduation,
and joined the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein more than 20 years ago. His primary
area of practice is social security disability. Hank is a sustaining member of
NOSSCR (National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives)
and he is a founding member and co-chair of MOSSCR (the Maine Organization of
Social Security Claimants' Representatives). A member of the Maine State Bar
Association and the Maine Trial Lawyers Association, he is also well known in
the youth soccer community in Maine, where he was a charter member of the
Portland Area Youth Soccer Association (PAYSA), and currently serves as a director.
Alan M. Harris is a graduate of the University of Maine and the University
Of Maine School Of Law. Alan joined the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein more
than 20 years ago and has specialized in injury and disability law,
including workers' comp, personal injury, and social security. Alan is a
published writer on the topic of product liability law, and for two years in
a row won the Legal Services Pro Bono Award for Penobscot County for taking
the most pro bono cases.
Anthony Irace is a Portland native and a graduate of Cheverus High School, the
University of Maine, and Western New England Law School, class of 1978. He is
a member of the American Bar Association, the Maine Trial Lawyers Association,
the Rotary Club of Portland, and a board member of the Cape Elizabeth High School
Football Boosters. Before joining the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein, he practiced
for 20 years with Lowry & Associates where he specialized in personal injury
and social security disability cases.
David R. Miller is a native of Orono and a graduate from the University of Maine and
the University of Maine School of Law. David served as the City of Bangor's Development
Coordinator before entering private practice in his home town, where he developed an
expertise in the area of Social Security disability law. He went on to join the Law Offices
of Joe Bornstein, where he specializes in Social Security disability practice. David is a
member of NOSSCR (the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives), MOSSCR (the Maine Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives), MTLA
(the Maine Trial Lawyers Association), the Maine State Bar Association, and the Penobscot
County Bar Association. He is a member of the Orono-Old Town Kiwanis club, has served
on boards and committees for several local community service organizations, is an avid
mountain biker, and has spent time in the Boothbay/Southport Island area working at a
historic inn and as a lobster boat stern man.
Andrew J. Bernstein is a graduate of Bowdoin College and the University of Maine
School of Law. He was admitted to the Maine state and federal courts in 1980. Andy was
a litigation partner at Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson for 7 years. Through 2008, Andy
was an in-house disability insurance litigation and business attorney, holding leadership
positions at Unum and Disability RMS, Inc. Andy is a member of the University of Maine
School of Law Alumni Board and his Class Agent. For the past 2 years, he has been
co-chair of the corporate lawyers section of the Maine Campaign for Justice. He is also a
past President of Congregation Bet Ha'am, and has been a Cape Elizabeth Little League
umpire. His area of focus is Social Security disability law
Ivy L. Frignoca received her undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont and her law degree from the University of Maine in 1993. After graduating, she clerked for the Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Court before beginning a trial practice. Ivy is admitted to the Maine State Bar, federal courts in Maine and Vermont, and the First and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeal. Ivy is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Maine State Bar Association, the Maine Trial Lawyers Association, and the Cumberland County Bar Association. Her trial practice focuses on representing people who have been injured in accidents caused by others or faulty products, and on class actions where numerous people have been harmed in similar ways. Ivy has held active leadership roles in the Women's section of the MSBA, and is actively involved in her community.