Martin C. Womer is the founder, President and Managing Attorney of the Maine Center for Elder Law, LLC. He assists clients with MaineCare planning and applications, planning for VA Aid and Attendance eligibility, and trust and estate planning and settlement. His specialty is crisis planning.
Marty received his Bachelor’s degree, Cum Laude, from Colby College, and his J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law. He is a member of the bar of Maine and Connecticut, and is admitted but in inactive status in two additional New England states.
Marty is 2010 Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Maine State Bar Association, for which he often teaches seminars on long-term-care planning. Marty is an instructor of legal-technical material for ElderCounsel’s “Medicaid Immersion and Practice Building Camp”, an intensive three-day course for members of ElderCounsel, LLC.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Southern Maine Area Agency on Aging, and chairs the nonprofit agency’s Planned Giving Advisory Committee.
Marty lives in Saco, Maine with his wife.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Featured cover-story attorney in NAELA News, Feb. 2009||National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||2009|
|Instructor, Elder Law Immersion & Practice Building Camp||ElderCounsel, LLC||2010 - Present|
|President and Managing Attorney||Maine Center for Elder Law, LLC||2007 - Present|
|Attorney||Bergen & Parkinson, LLC||2004 - 2007|
|Associate||Rucci, Burnham, Carta & Edelberg, LLP||2000 - 2000|
|President||Womer Law Firm, LLC||1999 - 2004|
|Senior Planner||Maine Land Use Regulation Commission||1997 - 1999|
|Administrative Director||Coastal Mountains Land Trust||1990 - 1994|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|ElderCounsel, LLC||Charter Member||2007 - Present|
|Maine State Bar Association, Elder Law Section||Legislative Liaison||2006 - Present|
|York County Triad, Inc.||Treasurer||2005 - Present|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||Member||2003 - Present|
|Maine State Bar Association, Elder Law Section||Member||2002 - Present|
|Maine State Bar Association, Elder Law Section||Chair||2010 - 2012|
|Southern Maine Agency on Aging||Board Member||2008 - 2014|
|Colby College Alumni Council||Member||2005 - 2010|
|Maine State Bar Association, Elder Law Section||Co-chair||2003 - 2006|
|Senior Source Book||Benefits of Irrevocable Trusts in Medicaid Planning||2014|
|NAELA News||Veteran Assistance Update||2009|
|University of Maine School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1997|
|Colby College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1975|
|Generations Symposium||FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT IRREVOCABLE TRUSTS USED IN MEDICAID, VA AND SPECIAL NEEDS PLANNING||2014|
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