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Catherine C. Miller, Esq. is the Founder of MILLER LAW & MEDIATION, LLC. Catherine is a former partner with the firm of Givertz, Hambley, Scheffee & Lavoie, P.A. in Portland, Maine, where she practiced exclusively family and divorce law.


Catherine is a graduate of Le Moyne College B.A. (1993) and the University of Maine School of Law, (J.D. 1997).  She was admitted in 1997 to Maine, New Hampshire, U.S. District Court, District of Maine and U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire.


Catherine is a member of the Maine State and New Hampshire Bar Associations.  She formally served as a member of the Cape Elizabeth Zoning Board of Appeals (2000-2003), a Board Member to the Cleaves Law Library (1998-2001), Executive Board Member to the Maine Guardian ad Litem Institute (2004-2005; and 2014 - present)), Maine State Bar Association Family Law Section (Chair 2006 – 2008), (Vice Chair 2005 – 2006), (Secretary 2004-2005), the Parent Coordination Legislative Subcommittee of Family Law Advisory Commission (2007-2008), a Board Member to the Thomas Memorial Library Foundation (2008 – 2010) and a volunteer supervising attorney at the Maine Lawyers Project Family Law Helpline (2008-2009).   Presently,  Catherine is  a Fellow with the American Academy of Matriomonial Lawyers and a member of the Maine Board of Bar Overseers Grievance Commission. 


Catherine has presented on numerous topics pertaining to Family Law, including Marital Property (MSBA’s Family Law Institute, September 2006), Bridging the Gap (MSBA, November 2004 - 2008), Spousal Support Seminar (MSBA’s Winter Conference, January 2007), and Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute (MSBA,  September 2007).  She has also been a guest speaker at different non-profit groups, including Divorce Perspectives, a support group to help individuals going through divorce in Portland, Maine. 


Over the past decade, Catherine has continued her studies with issues pertaining to children and families, taxes, finances, alternative dispute resolution, and conflict management. She is trained in the Collaborative Law model, a registered Guardian ad Litem, and a Certified Mediator.


 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 75%
    19 years
  2. Mediation: 25%
    8 years

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  • Amy Theresa Robidas

    I endorse Attorney Miller. Catherine is diligent, knowledgeable and thoroughly experienced in all aspects of family law, which enables her to effectively mediate cases to help parties avoid litigation.

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Contact info

Miller Law & Mediation, LLC

75 Pearl Street
Suite 208
Portland, ME, 04101

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MEAuthorized to practice law199701/13/2016
NHInactive199706/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Overall Peer RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerMiller Law & Mediation, LLC2010 - Present
PartnerGivertz Hambley Scheffee & Lavoie2004 - 2010
AssociateFriedman Gaythwaite Wolf & Leavitt1997 - 2004
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow2014 - Present
Maine Guardian ad Litem InstituteBoard Member2013 - Present
Maine Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education New EnglandA Practical Guide to Maine Divorce2016
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maine School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Le Moyne CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Bridging the GapMaine Family Law2013
Maine Bar Association Family Law InstituteMaine Property Law2011