John Christopher Bannon

John Christopher Bannon

Land Use / Zoning Attorney
Portland, ME




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About Me

I start with the presumption that there is a favorable solution to a client's legal problems, and hold to that presumption until I am convinced, beyond any reasonable doubt, that there is no feasible remedy. My passion is for any area of the law relating to land, whether it be zoning, municipal, environmental, real estate, easement, adverse possession, or boundary law. People's identities...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Hourly ($295/hour)

Client Reviews

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Extremely prepared. Great advice. Flawless judgment. Persistent. Unflinching.

Posted by: a Contracts client about 2 years ago.

John Bannon is extremely intelligent, knowledgeable, and prepared. His research is meticulous and his analysis precise. He represented me in a...

Finest lawyer that money can't buy!

Posted by: Paul about 2 years ago.

John is a rare breed in today's world; he has a legal mind capable of discerning black and white while others choose to color the world in whichever...
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Thomas L. Douglas
Thomas Douglas

Westbrook, ME

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I worked with John for 8 years. Anybody who has practiced law in Maine for any length of time knows that John is one of the more recognized land use...
Sarah Anne McDaniel
Sarah McDaniel

Westbrook, ME

About 2 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

In nearly a decade of working with and opposite John Bannon, he has constantly impressed me with both his extensive knowledge of land use law and...
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1980 License Status: Authorized to practice law for the state of Maine.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/09/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1981 – present

Murray, Plumb & Murray


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1980 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Maine School of Law


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2013 Recognition

Super Lawyers Magazine


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1981- present

American Bar Association

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Showing 2 of 24 publications

2004 E-Mail and the Freedom of Access Law

Maine Municipal Association

2003 Land Use Law Update


Speaking Engagements

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1991 Land Use Law

at Seminar

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