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I've been in practice for over 30 years. For several years, I was a partner in a small firm, but for most of that time, I've practiced on my own.

I am currently accepting clients in all areas of family law and in real estate and business matters, Wills & probate cases, business and incorporations, and most types of civil litigation.

I've also performed stand up comedy for the last couple of years and have appeared as an opening act for Bob Marley at the Portland Comedy Connection. I also do book reviews and software reviews for the Maine Lawyers Weekly, the Maine Bar Journal, and other publications.

I'm the Past President (1984-1985) of the Portland Jaycees and am a member and Past President (1996-1997) of the Portland Rotary Club.

You can reach me here:

Alan R. Nye Law Offices
225 Commercial Street
Portland, Maine 04101
(207) 828-4400 phone
(207) 828-4300 fax


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  1. Divorce: 70%
    36 years
  2. Business: 15%
    36 years
  3. Real Estate: 10%
    36 years
  4. Media: 5%
    36 years



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  • Jeffrey B. Wilson

    Alan is one of the finest attorneys I know. He is extremely knowledgeable in several areas of law, provides fantastic client support and legal advice. I wouldn't hesitate sending clients to him as I know they will receive wonderful legal service.


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Contact info

Alan R. Nye Law Offices

225 Commercial Street
Portland, ME, 04101

225 Commercial Street
Portland, ME, 04101



MEAuthorized to practice law198001/13/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHewes & Nye1992 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Rotary Club of Portland MainePast President1984 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Maine Bar JournalBecoming a better lawyer with laughter2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Maine State Bar Association Summer MeetingSocial Networking For Lawyers2009
Metadata Matters in MaineWhat lawyers need to know about metadata2008