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What Sets Rudman Winchell Apart

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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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Employment

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

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Municipal

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

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Litigation

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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From the Attorney Blogs

Detecting Elder Abuse

For years, Maine has been the oldest state in the nation. Our median age has risen to 44.9, and 21.2 percent of the state population is 65 or older. Exploitation of older Mainers is prevalent and especially difficult to detect because these individuals often are reluctant or unable to report abuse, whether financial or physical. …

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New Executive Order Requires Immediate Attention by Covered Entities

Yesterday July 8th, the Governor issued the expected Executive Order regarding changes to enforcement of face coverings.  The Order applies to retail stores with over 50,000 sq feet of shopping space, eating establishments, bars, tasting rooms, and lodging operations and accommodations in certain areas of Maine (the Counties of Cumberland, Hancock, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, Waldo …

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The US Supreme Court Rules that Discrimination Based on LGBT Status is Prohibited by Title VII

On June 15, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employment discrimination against gay, lesbian or transgender employees based on sexual orientation or gender identity.  Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, who authored the opinion, wrote that “we must decide whether an employer can fire someone simply for …

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