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Rudman Winchell is a full service law firm serving the people, businesses and communities of Maine. With our vast legal resources and more than two dozen attorneys located in Bangor, we become a true strategic partner with the clients we serve.

Rudman Winchell's Practice Groups

Individual Family

Rudman Winchell attorneys provide expert guidance and on matters involving all aspects of Maine individual and family law including Divorce, Probate, Elder Law, Wills and Estate Planning.

Business Corporate

Rudman Winchell business attorneys regularly represent clients in all aspects of business and corporate law.

Litigation Trials

Rudman Winchell’s trial lawyers have extensive experience in both federal and state courts in a vast array of civil matters as well as criminal defense.

Municipal Government Law

Rudman Winchell represents clients' interests in administrative and enforcement proceedings before government agencies and boards, including appeals.

Insurance Workers Compensation

Rudman Winchell’s insurance law attorneys offer specialized representation to insurance companies and their insureds.

Real Estate Property

Rudman Winchell has a broad Maine based real estate practice. Our real estate attorneys provide representation of banks and other lending institutions

Employment Labor Law

Rudman Winchell’s experienced Employment and Labor attorneys advise clients on preventive strategies and positive solutions in Maine labor and workplace law.

Timberlands Natural Resources

Rudman Winchell is located in the heart of Maine's industrial timberlands, and is a trusted partner of the timber industry and other natural resource based enterprises.

Healthcare Hospitals

Rudman Winchell provides a comprehensive array of legal services to clients in the health care industry, throughout the state of Maine.

From the Attorney's Blog


From the Attorney's Blog

Are You Prepared for the Holidays?

  Holidays mean something different to everyone, but they have some common issues for employers in the workplace context, including requests for time off from work, FMLA time, and requests for religious accommodation.   Of course, employers must also be very aware of issues raised by holiday parties. Holiday Pay Generally, there is no legal obligation to provide incentive pay to an employee who takes a day off on a day that is recognized as a holiday.   Unless there is a collective bargaining or other agreement to the contrary, holidays are generally considered regular workdays for which an employee is entitled only to his/her regular pay.   Likewise, overtime is only payable for work on a holiday if he/she meets the standard requirements for overtime, i.e. working more than 40 hours in one workweek.    FMLA Leave What happens when an employee takes FMLA time during a week in which a holiday is recognized?  If a holiday falls within a week in which the employee is taking a full week of FMLA leave, the entire week is counted as FMLA leave and…

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