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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

Guidance from DOL to Interpret FFCRA: Small Business Exemption

March 30, 2020 The DOL has issued guidance in the format of questions and answers regarding several provisions of the FFCRA. We are going to talk about these in increments. The first issue is when the small business exemption applies to exclude a small business from the provisions of the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act …

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Telecommuting – A Necessary Option But Be Aware of Certain Legal Issues

March 27, 2020 There is no question that telecommuting has become a necessary, and in many cases, the only option for employers to keep their workforce going. In doing so, I want to remind employers of some legal considerations. The Practicalities Ordinarily, I would first raise some practical considerations, such as whether the nature of …

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Maine DOL Issues Draft Rules for Earned Paid Leave Law, Effective 1/1/21 and Seeks Comment

March 25, 2020 Remember when we all thought the paid sick leave law that passed the State Legislature in September and doesn’t become effective until 1/1/21 was something to worry about? Even though those worries have been subsumed by everything else going on, the legislation is still chugging along. Today, the DOL issued its rules …

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