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Practice areas


  1. Family: 90%
    5 years
  2. Litigation: 5%
    5 years
  3. Appeals: 5%
    5 years



Hourly ($200-250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

2 total 

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  • Robert Allen Saunders

    Joe is a brilliant attorney. He is both thoughtful and diligent to his clients' needs and goals. On top of that, Joe is highly respected in the legal community. You really cannot get a better family law attorney anywhere on the east coast.


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  • Matthew F. Govan

    I endorse this lawyer.


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Contact info

c/o Port City Legal
477 Congress Street, 10th Floor
Portland, ME, 04101



Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Reprimand
    issued in ME, 2013


    A reprimand means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State gives the lawyer a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerPort City Legal, LLC2011 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maine State Bar AssociationDirector, New Lawyers Section2011 - Present
Maine State Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/A2011 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
O'Brien v. Weber (2012 ME 98)Judgment Vacated
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maine School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Fordham UniversityHistory/Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law School Graduation CeremonyClass Speaker2010