Edmund R. Folsom

Also known as Ed Folsom

Edmund R. Folsom

Criminal Defense Attorney

Biddeford, ME





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About Me

I have 30 years of experience handling all types of criminal matters- 23 years as a defense attorney and the rest, from 1987 through 1994, as an Assistant D.A. and then as the Deputy D.A. in Portland, Maine.  If you think it's an advantage to understand your opponent in battle--and believe me, if you are charged with a crime you might feel as if you are in a battle--  I understand your opponent...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always)

Client Reviews

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Very satisfied!

Posted by: Roland over 1 year ago.

My wife and I hired Ed to handle a juvenile case for my high school-aged son. Ed interviewed us at his office before our appointment to appear...


Posted by: a Criminal Defense client over 1 year ago.

I retained Ed Folsom in 2011, I was charged with a Class A Gross Sexual Assault, OUI, Unlawful Sexual Contact, Assault, and some misdemeanors. Ed...
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Amy Theresa Robidas
Amy Robidas

Portland, ME

6 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Ed Folsom is one of the most knowledgeable attorneys in Maine and a true OUI specialist. As a bonus to those of us who also practice criminal defense,...
Chris A Nielsen
Chris Nielsen

Biddeford, ME

8 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Ed Folsom is one of the best OUI specialists in Maine. In fact he wrote the book! (Which if you are an Attorney in Maine defending OUI cases, you...
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1984 License Status: Authorized to practice law for the state of Maine.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/15/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1984 – 1987

Jolovitz & Niehoff


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1984 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Maine School of Law


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2014 Top 100 Trial Lawyers

National Trial Lawyers


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American Bar Association

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Showing 2 of 14 publications

2013 Maine OUI Law, 2014 Edition

Bryson Taylor Publishing

2012 Maine Driver's License Suspensions, Revocations and Related Offenses

Bryson Taylor Publishing (book)

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Maine OUI Practice

at Criminal Training

2011 Ethics and Plea Negotiations

at Criminal Litigation From A to Z

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