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Martin C Womer

Martin C Womer

Practice areas:

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate, Medicaid & Medicare, Guardianship

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About Me

Martin C. Womer is the founder, President and Managing Attorney of the Maine Center for Elder Law, LLC.  He assists clients with MaineCare planning and applications, planning for VA Aid and Attendance eligibility, and trust and estate planning and settlement. His specialty is crisis planning.


Marty received his Bachelor’s degree, Cum Laude, from Colby College, and his J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law.  He is a member of the bar of Maine and Connecticut, and is admitted but in inactive status in two additional New England states.


Marty is 2010 Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Maine State Bar Association, for which he often teaches seminars on long-term-care planning.  Marty is an instructor of legal-technical material for ElderCounsel’s “Medicaid Immersion and Practice Building Camp”, an intensive three-day course for members of ElderCounsel, LLC.


He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Southern Maine Area Agency on Aging, and chairs the nonprofit agency’s Planned Giving Advisory Committee.


Marty lives in Saco, Maine with his wife.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Elder Law: 75%
    15 years
  2. Estate Planning: 10%
    16 years
  3. Probate: 8%
    15 years
  4. Medicaid & Medicare: 5%
  5. Guardianship: 2%
    15 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Barbara S Schlichtman

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Barbara Schlichtman Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joseph L Morton III

    I endorse this lawyer. I have attended a continuing education presentation by Marty. His level of understanding or elder law is exceptional. I would refer clients to him without reservation.

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    Joseph Morton Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Maine Center for Elder Law, LLC

3 Webhannet Place
Suite 1
Kennebunk, ME, 04043

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MEAuthorized to practice law199808/14/2015
CTPermanent Retirement199908/14/2015
NHResigned199803/26/2015
MARetired199704/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Featured cover-story attorney in NAELA News, Feb. 2009National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Instructor, Elder Law Immersion & Practice Building CampElderCounsel, LLC2010 - Present
President and Managing AttorneyMaine Center for Elder Law, LLC2007 - Present
AttorneyBergen & Parkinson, LLC2004 - 2007
AssociateRucci, Burnham, Carta & Edelberg, LLP2000 - 2000
PresidentWomer Law Firm, LLC1999 - 2004
Senior PlannerMaine Land Use Regulation Commission1997 - 1999
Administrative DirectorCoastal Mountains Land Trust1990 - 1994

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Maine State Bar Association, Elder Law SectionChair2010 - 2012
Southern Maine Agency on AgingBoard Member2008 - 2014
ElderCounsel, LLCCharter Member2007 - Present
Maine State Bar Association, Elder Law SectionLegislative Liaison2006 - Present
York County Triad, Inc.Treasurer2005 - Present
Colby College Alumni CouncilMember2005 - 2010
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2003 - Present
Maine State Bar Association, Elder Law SectionCo-chair2003 - 2006
Maine State Bar Association, Elder Law SectionMember2002 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Senior Source BookBenefits of Irrevocable Trusts in Medicaid Planning2014
NAELA NewsVeteran Assistance Update2009

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maine School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Colby CollegeChemistryBA - Bachelor of Arts1975

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Generations SymposiumFREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT IRREVOCABLE TRUSTS USED IN MEDICAID, VA AND SPECIAL NEEDS PLANNING2014