Michael Whipple has been an attorney at Hallett Whipple since 2003. Attorney Whipple focuses on trial work, emphasizing state and federal criminal defense. He is a member of the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL) and a member of the National College for DUI Defense.
Prior to joining Hallett Whipple, Attorney Whipple was an Assistant District Attorney in Portland, Maine. Attorney Whipple handled all levels of felony and misdemeanor cases as a juvenile and adult prosecutor. He prosecuted many OUI cases and instructed cadets at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy on the proper protocols for handling OUI investigations. Attorney Whipple's experience is unparalleled, and he draws on this extensive background in the District Attorney's office each time he defends a client of Hallett Whipple.
A seasoned trial lawyer, Attorney Whipple aggressively pursues each case. He works closely with clients and their loved ones and devotes the time and energy necessary to construct an effective defense. Attorney Whipple has dedicated his practice to representing fellow citizens accused of committing crimes. He is committed to defending and protecting his clients throughout the criminal process.
Attorney Whipple graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a B.A. degree in Political Science and Philosophy in 1995. He obtained his Juris Doctor from Vermont Law School in 1998. He is admitted to Practice in the Maine Federal and State courts and the First Circuit Court of Appeals.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2020|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers||2020|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2019|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Principal||Hallett Whipple Weyrens, P.A.||2003 - Present|
|Prosecuting Attorney||Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office||1998 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|National College of DUI Defense||Member||N/A|
|Vermont Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|University of Colorado||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1995|
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