I earned my J.D. Degree from Maine Law School in 1992. Since then, I have worked in... more
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 r... view profile
General practice attorneys perform a wide range of legal services but usually do not focus on a single area of the law. You will usually find a general practice lawyer in a small town, but big cities have them as well. You might consider a general practice lawyer as a “Jack of all Trades” who can give advice in many legal areas, represent you in common lawsuits and negotiations, and prepare everyday agreements and contracts. If you have a legal issue and aren't sure what type of lawyer should handle it, a general practice attorney is a good starting point. A general practice lawyer will refer you to an attorney who handles a specific practice area if necessary.