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Lisa J. Friedlander

Lisa J. Friedlander

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Estate Planning, Wills & Living Wills, Child Custody, General Practice

About Me

I earned my J.D. Degree from Maine Law School in 1992. Since then, I have worked  in private practice, except for the five years I was a judicial officer in the Family Division of the Maine District Court where I presided over family law cases.  I am now back in private practice and feel I have been effective in helping people deal with a variety of legal issues with more flexibility.

I have represented numerous clients in Maine's District, Superior, and Probate Courts, both as an Attorney and as a Guardian ad Litem.  I work with families to set up wills and trusts, special needs trusts, and to address their other estate planning needs.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Divorce & Separation: 55%
    1 year
  2. Wills & Living Wills: 15%
    1 year
  3. Estate Planning: 15%
    1 year
  4. Child Custody: 10%
  5. General Practice: 5%



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Todd H. Crawford Jr.

    Lisa is a strong advocate in the area of family law. I endorse and highly recommend this lawyer.


    Todd Crawford Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Nathan D McKinney

    I endorse this lawyer. Straight forward competent answers to difficult questions. Do listen to this lawyer


    Nathan McKinney Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Lisa J. Friedlander
Attorney at Law
Portland, ME



MEAuthorized to practice law199208/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLisa J. Friedlander, Attorney at Law2000 - Present
Case Management Officer (Magistrate)Maine Judicial Department - Family Court1996 - 2000
Attorneya Solo Practice1992 - 1996


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maine School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Dartmouth CollegeEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1985

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Special Needs Trusts PresentationSpecial Needs Trusts2014