Rachel M. Trafton
Rachel M. Trafton is an attorney in Rudman Winchell’s Maine Elder Law Firm office. Her practice will focus primarily on elder law and estate planning. Rachel is a member of the Elder Law Section of the Maine State Bar Association, Elder Counsel, and John Waldo Ballou Inn of Court. She also serves as a Court-Appointed Special Advocate guardian ad litem for children in child protection cases.
Rachel was born and raised in Maine. She graduated from the University of Southern Maine with a bachelor’s degree in Social Work in 2013, graduating magna cum laude. While at USM, she played four years of division III field hockey. Rachel studied law at The University of Maine School of Law, graduating magna cum laude in 2016. While in law school, Rachel was the executive editor of the Ocean and Coastal Law Journal and an officer of the Women’s Law Association. She worked as a judicial extern for the Maine District Court in Portland and as a student attorney through the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic.
In her free time, Rachel enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She likes to be outside—four wheeling in the summer and ice skating in the winter.