SPEAKERS

Dr. Anthony Chillura received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Biology, as well as his D.M.D from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He was awarded a Certificate in Conscious Sedation from Montefiore Medical Center and opened his private practice on Wall Street, NYC, in 1976.


He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the Fraternity of International College of Dentistry. Dr. Chillura was a member of the New York Forensic Dental Society and served as a forensic odontologist with the NYC office of Chief Medical Examiner identifying victims from the September 11th terrorist attack.

He resides in New Jersey with his wife, Deb, and has two grown children David and Lindsey. He is a commercial rated general aviation pilot and a certified race car driver at Sports Car Club of America.

Mark V. Franco has a broad-based practice involving employment law, civil rights and municipal liability, professional liability, transportation, commercial litigation, property and casualty, subrogation, and alternative dispute resolution. He has substantial trial experience in state and federal courts in Maine and New Hampshire.

Dr. Uche Odiatu is the author of “The Miracle of Health,” a professional member of the American College of Sports Medicine and a practicing dentist in Toronto. He is a National Strength and Conditioning Association certified personal trainer, and has given over 400 lectures in England, Canada, the United States, the Bahamas, Denmark, Bermuda, and Norway.            


Website: www.DrUche.com
Twitter: @Fitspeakers
Instagram: @fitspeakers

Dr. John Svirsky is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial pathologist at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Svirsky has developed a broad background in research, published numerous articles in dental literature, and earned a master’s degree in adult education. He is a sought-after speaker, with an international reputation as an informative and entertaining lecturer.He is an honorary member of the Thomas P. Hinman Dental Society, and has received a presidential citation from the American Dental Association for significant contributions to the health of the public and the profession of dentistry. In 2012, he received the William J. Gies Award from the Greater NewYork Dental Meeting for contributions to oral health.The Alumni Association of Virginia Commonwealth University chose Dr. Svirsky to receive the 2013 Outstanding Alumnus Award. In 2015, he received the Distinguished ServiceAward from the Dawson Academy for advancement of the dental profession through research, publication, and education, and has been awarded an honorary membership in the American Academy of Oral Medicine.

Joshua D. Hadiaris, Esq., a native of Maine, is a Member in the firm’s litigation and medical malpractice groups. J.D. devotes the majority of his practice to defending Maine hospitals, physicians, and other health care workers in professional liability claims.  In such cases, he frequently practices before Maine’s medical malpractice prelitigation screening panel.  J.D. is also regularly retained to defend fellow attorneys in legal malpractice claims and professional complaints.  In addition to professional liability defense, J.D. maintains a robust general litigation practice that includes probate litigation, personal injury, and other civil matters.

J.D. has tried cases and obtained judgments for his clients in courts throughout the State of Maine, in addition to successfully resolving countless cases through negotiated settlement.  For his accomplishments, J.D. has been selected for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers as a Rising Star, an honor bestowed upon only 2.5 percent of his peers, every year since 2010.  He has also been recognized by Benchmark Litigation.

J.D. lives in Saco with his wife, Ariana, and their two children.  J.D. and Ariana enjoy skiing, hiking, and following the many activities of their children.

Devin W. Deane, Esq. is a trial lawyer.  He is a passionate advocate and his skill set is preparing and presenting cases of all types to judges and juries.  Devin has tried cases in each of Maine’s state and federal courts and before several state and federal agencies.  He has obtained multi-million dollar jury verdicts on behalf of his clients; and he has successfully tried to not-guilty verdicts Maine’s highest categories of felony crimes.  Devin’s practice is diverse, but his bread and butter is professional malpractice defense, personal injury and wrongful death claims, commercial litigation, employment law, and insurance defense.  Devin is recognized as a New England Super Lawyers Rising Star—an honor given to only 2.5% of his peers.  He is also recognized as a multi-year honoree of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court’s Katahdin Counsel for his pro bono work on behalf of disadvantaged Mainers.  Devin loves his profession and his role in defending his clients’ rights and best interests.

Devin and his wife, Elise Baldacci, live in South Portland and volunteer much of their free time to their community.  Apart from his professional life, Devin is an avid outdoorsman and huge supporter of collegiate sports—particularly Virginia Tech, his alma mater.

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