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  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    38 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Trusts: 30%
    33 years, 400 cases
  3. Probate: 15%
    38 years, 450 cases
  4. Elder Law: 5%
    26 years, 380 cases



Hourly ($275-325/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

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Cash, Check

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    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have known him for 37 years and have always known him to be honest and competent. I would have no qualms about referring a client to him.


    Kenneth Miller Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
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Contact info

Jones, Kuriloff & Sargent, LLC

66 Main Street, Suite 301
P.O. Box 622
Ellsworth, ME, 04605-0622


MEAuthorized to practice law198501/13/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of Appreciation - Uniform Trust CodeNational Conference of Commissioners of Uniform State Laws2004
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
ListedBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Listed - Estate Planning & ProbateNew England SuperlawyersN/A
Listed - Elder LawNew England SuperlawyersN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Member-ManagerJones, Kuriloff & Sargent, LLC2013 - Present
PresidentJeffrey W. Jones, P.A.2001 - Present
Partner, Managing PartnerHale & Hamlin1985 - 2001
Managing PartnerJones, Ackerman, O'Malley &Lundquist1981 - 1985
PartnerSprigman & Jones1980 - 1981
Deputy Attorney GeneralNew Jersey Department of Law & Public Safety1977 - 1980
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maine Probate and Trust Law Advisory CommissionAppointed Member2010 - Present
American College of Trust and Estate CounselEditorial Board2009 - Present
Maine State Bar AssociationAlternative Dispute Resolution Committee2005 - Present
Maine Uniform Trust Code Drafting CommitteeChair2003 - 2006
American College of Trust and Estate CounselMaine State Chair2002 - 2007
American College of Trust and Estate CounselPractice Committee2000 - Present
American College of Trust & Estate CounselTechnology Committee2000 - Present
Maine State Bar AssociationTrust and Estate Section1995 - Present
American College of Trust and Estate CounselElder Law Committee1991 - 1995
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember1991 - Present
Maine State Bar AssociationElder Law Section1990 - Present
American College of Trust and Estate CounselElected Fellow1990 - Present
Maine State Bar AssociationBoard of Governors1988 - 1995
Maine State Bar AssociationContinuing Education Committee1987 - 1992
Maine State Bar AssociationReal Estate & Title Section1985 - Present
American Bar AssociationReal Property, Probate & Trust Section1980 - Present
Maine Bar FoundationElected FellowN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
A Practical Guide to Estate Planning in MaineMarital Deduction Planning (Chapter)2012
Maine State Bar AssociationPracticing Under the Maine Uniform Trust Code2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - CamdenLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Princeton UniversityPsychologyA.B.1971
University of Miami School of LawLawN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Elder Law and Estate Planning SymposiumTrust Protectors2012
New England Regional MeetingSpecial Needs Trusts2009
Annual Wealth Planning and Trust ConferenceCurrent Issues - Uniform Trust Code2008
Annual Trust ConferenceUniform Trust Code2008
Continuing Legal Education ConferenceUniform Trust Code2005
Continuing Legal Education ConferenceUniform Trust Code2005
Annual Wealth Planning and Trust ConferenceUnderstanding the Uniform Trust Code2005
Annual Trust ConferenceUniform Trust Code2005
ACTEC Fall SeminarEthical Considerations of File Retention and Destruction2005
Continuing Legal Education ConferenceUniform Trust Code2004
Charitable Gifting as Part of the Estate PlanWhat's New and What's on the Horizon?2000