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Joyce Leary Clark has been practicing law in southern Maine since 1990.  She grew up on a small dairy farm in Saco.  Joyce graduated from Thornton Academy in 1981 and received her A.B. degree in History from Harvard University in 1985.  She graduated from the University of Maine School of Law in 1990.


Joyce is a member of the Maine State Bar Association, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA), and the Cumberland County Bar Association.


In September of 2014, Joyce's office building burned down.  As of March 1, 2015, she is a member of Prescott Jamieson Murphy Law Group,  37 Beach Street, Saco, Maine.


Joyce and her husband live in Saco, Maine with their two children.


Practice Areas


  1. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 40%
    24 years
  2. Wills & Living Wills: 20%
    25 years
  3. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 20%
    24 years
  4. Power Of Attorney: 10%
    25 years
  5. Residential: 10%
    25 years



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Contact Info

Prescott Jamieson Murphy Law Group

37 Beach St.
P.O. Box 1190
Saco, ME, 04072


MEAuthorized to practice law199009/13/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Katahdin CounselMaine State Bar Association2013
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyPrescott Jamieson Murphy Law Group2015 - Present
AttorneyScarborough Legal Center1996 - Present
Senior AssociatePicher & Associates1993 - 1996
AssociatePicher & Barrett1990 - 1993
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A2000 - Present
Scarborough Kiwanis ClubN/A1997 - Present
Maine State Bar AssociationN/A1990 - Present
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesN/AN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maine School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Harvard UniversityN/AAB1985
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Northeast Bankruptcy ConferenceEvidence in Student Loan Dischargeability Claims2013