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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Family: 90%
    4 years
  2. Litigation: 5%
    4 years
  3. Appeals: 5%
    4 years



Hourly ($200-250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Robert Allen Saunders

    Joe is a brilliant attorney. He is both thoughtful and diligent to his clients' needs and goals. On top of that, Joe is highly respected in the legal community. You really cannot get a better family law attorney anywhere on the east coast.


    Robert Saunders DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Matthew F. Govan

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Matthew Govan Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

c/o Port City Legal
477 Congress Street, 10th Floor
Portland, ME, 04101



MEAuthorized to practice law201108/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Reprimand
    issued in ME, 2013


    A reprimand means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State gives the lawyer a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerPort City Legal, LLC2011 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Maine State Bar AssociationDirector, New Lawyers Section2011 - Present
Maine State Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/A2011 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
O'Brien v. Weber (2012 ME 98)Judgment Vacated

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maine School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Fordham UniversityHistory/Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1986

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Law School Graduation CeremonyClass Speaker2010