Justin Bennett is a highly experienced attorney and Senior Counsel at Rudman Winchell, dedicated to delivering exceptional service and achieving optimal outcomes for his clients. With over 20 years of experience in the legal field, Justin brings a wealth of expertise and a client-centric approach to his practice.
Born and educated in England, Justin began his legal career working as a Solicitor for six years before relocating to the United States. His background spans a wide range of litigation, including family, criminal, and real estate cases. Over time, Justin transitioned to specialize in real estate, corporate transactions, governance advice for non-profit organizations, and representation of land trusts, where he has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to excellence.
Throughout his career, Justin has garnered a proven track record of success. He has successfully argued numerous cases before the Maine Supreme Court, winning four out of five—a testament to his skillful advocacy and strategic thinking. Justin’s dedication to pro bono work has also been recognized, earning him the Maine State Bar Association’s award for the highest number of Pro Bono hours in Hancock County.
Driven by personal tragedy, Justin’s commitment to understanding his clients’ needs goes beyond the legal realm. He approaches each case with reflection, attentive listening, and an open mind, ensuring a deep understanding of his clients’ unique circumstances. His pragmatic guidance and commitment to empowering his clients result in outcomes that surpass initial expectations. Additionally, Justin serves as a patron of the Oliver Bennett Charitable Trust in the UK, honoring his late brother’s memory and making a lasting impact on the lives of others.
Justin’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Business Law with honors from London Metropolitan University and the completion of the Law Society Finals program with high honors at Guildford College of Law. He was admitted as a Solicitor to the Law Society of England and Wales in 1994 and became a member of the Maine State Bar Association in 2002.
To stay up-to-date with legal developments and contribute to the legal community, Justin actively engages in numerous professional organizations. He is a member of the Maine Land Conservation Attorney Network as well as the real estate section of the Maine State Bar. Additionally, Justin serves as a Director of Friends of Acadia, where he supports and engages in projects to assist Acadia National Park. He is a former President of the Board of Directors of the Bay School in Blue Hill, Maine, and holds the position of Clerk at the Blue Hill Country Club.
Outside of the legal field, Justin is an avid outdoor enthusiast. Engaging in activities such as biking, hiking, and running, he finds solace, inspiration, and the discipline necessary to navigate complex legal challenges. Justin’s dedication to endurance sports has cultivated the focus, determination, and strategic thinking that underpin his success as an attorney.
For personalized legal solutions and expert representation, contact us today to discuss your legal needs and benefit from Justin’s extensive experience and client-focused approach. Justin Bennett is ready to guide you through your legal journey with skill, empathy, and unwavering dedication.
Areas of practice
- Maine, 2002
- Law Society of England and Wales, 1994
- London Metropolitan University, Degree in Business Law, cum laude, 1990
- Guildford College of Law, J.D., 1992