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We are excited to announce that Rudman Winchell has expanded into a second location in Ellsworth, Maine. Our talented team will now be
strategically closer to better serve the Downeast area, providing the same dedication and quality of service that our clients have come to expect.

What Sets Rudman Winchell Apart


Experience You Can Trust

Our firm is composed of attorneys that are among the most respected in the state. Newer associates are mentored daily by a team of skilled and experienced partners. Together our attorneys expertly practice in a wide variety of law giving you the confidence that we can counsel you on the complicated or the straightforward. Rudman Winchell has the specialization your matter deserves.

Serving Central Maine since 1917

With more than a century of service to the people and communities of Maine, Rudman Winchell has a reputation of quality legal counsel. Our firm is large enough to negotiate complex real estate and business deals, fight for your rights in the courtroom, or advise a loved one on their estate, yet small enough to provide excellent individualized service for your legal needs.

Comprehensive Legal Resources

Rudman Winchell has the resources, personnel, and legal expertise to settle your case effectively and affordably. Our 30 plus attorneys specialize in over 40 areas of law which means that there is always a legal expert available to answer your questions, saving you time and money.

A True Strategic Partner

Finding the right attorney can be difficult. We are committed to developing valued relationships with all of our clients and strive to provide sound, effective, and practical legal counsel. From there, we craft the intelligent, creative, cost-effective and winning solutions for which we are known.


Rudman Winchell's Practice Groups

Business & Corporate

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

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Individual & Family

Rudman Winchell attorneys provide expert guidance on matters involving all aspects of Maine individual and family law.

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Estate Planning & Elder Law

Rudman Winchell’s experienced attorneys are here to guide you through all aspects of establishing a will and/or trust.

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Rudman Winchell’s experienced Employment and Labor attorneys advise clients on preventive strategies and positive solutions.

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

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

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Personal Injury

A serious injury changes your life in an instant. Rudman Winchell has the necessary resources to seek the compensation you deserve.

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Real Estate

Rudman Winchell has a broad Maine based real estate practice. Our real estate attorneys provide full services for property acquisition, disposition, and leasing for timberlands, commercial, waterfront, condominiums, and many other types of property.

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The Monkeypox Situation and the Workplace

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the recent outbreak of monkeypox to be a  Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Because of the difference in how monkeypox is understood to spread, there may be less immediate concern about most workplaces at this time (with the exception of healthcare).   At this time, neither the CDC nor OSHA …

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Rudman Winchell Expands with New Office in Ellsworth

Bangor, July 28, 2022 – Rudman Winchell marks another milestone in it’s over 100-year history as it expands to its second location in Ellsworth, Maine. The firm’s new location at 77 State Street in Ellsworth is walking distance to Downtown and just steps from Ellsworth City Hall. The expansion serves as a strategic exigency to …

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Updated COVID-19 Guidance from the EEOC

The EEOC has updated its COVID-19 Guidance to follow the updated June guidance from the CDC.  As of July 12, 2022, the following are some of the revisions in effect: Medical Documentation Clearing an Employee to Work Under the updated guidance, an employer may require confirmation from a qualified medical professional stating that an employee …

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