About Us

Our firm is dedicated to helping clients resolve disputes of all kinds effectively and efficiently, whether through litigation, mediation, arbitration, or out-of-court negotiations. Learn More

Our Practice

We represent clients both in and out of court as well as before commissions and administrative agencies. We also offer professional mediation services to other lawyers and their clients. Learn More

Our Approach

We believe the first step to effective dispute resolution is to understand what’s important and what’s not. We stay focused on the key issues, and do not waste our time or our clients’ money. Learn More

Our Results

Whenever possible, we strive to achieve “win-win” solutions that leave relationships intact. However, we will not shy away from full-scale adversarial proceedings when necessary to achieve justice for our clients. Our track record before judges and juries speaks for itself. Learn More


Our firm is dedicated to providing outstanding litigation services to insurance, corporate and individual clients. Our focus is practical: we strive to attain our clients’ goals effectively and efficiently. Our areas of practice include: Adoption Law, Divorce and Family Law, Employment Issues, Insurance Coverage, Insurance Defense, Mediation and Arbitration Services, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Professional Liability, and Workers’ Compensation.



Attorney Alison Denham Appointed to Merit Selection Panel

Congratulations to Alison Denham on her appointment to the Merit Selection Panel regarding the reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge John H. Rich III for the District of Maine....

Retrial produces second jury verdict for defendant landlord

Martica Douglas and Madeline Malisa recently won a jury verdict for the defendant in a lead poisoning case.  The firm’s client was a landlord who was sued by former tenants claiming that  their three children had suffered neurocognitive damage caused by exposure to lead paint in the rental property– a single family house built in the late 1800s and located in the small town of Solon, Maine.   One of the children had been found to have an elevated blood level, high enough to trigger an environmental inspection by the state lead inspector, who found “lead hazards” in the form...

Elizabeth Ernst honored by the Maine Supreme Court

Attorney Liz Ernst was recently honored by the Maine Supreme Court with Katahdin Counsel Recognition for completing over 50 pro bono service hours. She and many other generous Maine lawyers donated their time and demonstrated their commitment to justice for Maine’s underprivileged residents.  Liz received the award for her legal work related to the field of adoptions. Congratulations,...