Rudman Winchell to Merge with Skelton Law Offices of Bangor
Rudman Winchell, Counselors at Law in Bangor, Maine is
proud to announce that the firm has merged with Skelton Law Offices. Skelton
Law Offices was founded in 2001 by Jane Skelton and specializes in elder law
and planning for individuals with disabilities. The firm will now be officially known as The Maine Elder Law Firm, a practice of Rudman
Winchell and will maintain its current location at 33 Mildred Avenue in
“We are very pleased to expand our elder law practice in
affiliation with The Maine Elder Law Firm,” says Jennifer Eastman, a Partner
and Estate Planning attorney at Rudman Winchell. “To work closely with Jane and
to share services creates the opportunity to provide excellent service to all
Jane Skelton will become a partner at Rudman Winchell. Jane has practiced law in Bangor since 1988.
She is a former Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Maine State Bar
Association and is a member of the Special Needs Alliance, Elder Counsel, and
the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. She currently serves on the
Probate and Trust Law Advisory Committee which reports to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.
“I started my career at Rudman Winchell more than 25 years ago, and it is exciting to be coming home,” says Jane
Skelton. “Rudman Winchell has been a steady presence in the legal community of Bangor for nearly 100 years. This merger allows us to provide our clients
with a wider array of services as well as breadth and depth of expertise in
other areas of law. I am confident that this new relationship with Rudman Winchell will be good for both firms and for
our respective clients.”
The merger becomes official on January 1, 2014.