Seacoast Law Founder and Senior Counsel, Mary-Anne Martell is a native Mainer whose varied life and professional experience brings an unparalleled level of understanding and service to her clients. During the 1970s, she worked as a welder, building turbine steam nuclear re-heaters for General Electric in South Portland and was very active in the union. Later, she spent eight years at Burnham & Morrill in Portland. Among other tasks, Mary-Anne spent her first year there "putting the pork" in the cans of beans. It was during her tenure at the bean factory that she found herself the sole provider of three small children pushing her into pursuing further education. Mary-Anne graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern Maine with a Bachelor's Degree and earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Maine School of Law. While pursing her education and raising children, Mary-Anne ran a local catering business, worked for Tom Andrews' congressional office, and was selected as a Maine Policy Scholar under the mentorship of the Honorable Frank M. Coffin of the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Mary-Anne is admitted to the Maine State Bar, the United States District Court, and the United States Court of Appeals. She is a member of the Maine State Bar Association and the Cumberland County Bar Association. She is a rostered guardian ad litem for the Maine Court System in her advocacy work for the children of Maine. She previously sat on the Family Law Advisory Commission and formerly served as former Governor John Baldacci's appointee to the Maine State Harness Racing Commission. A business owner who practices law, Mary-Anne provides her clients with real life experience in the world of business coupled with 18 years of legal practice.
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- Founded by Principal and Senior Counsel, Mary-Anne Martell, Seacoast Law & Title is a three attorney Maine law practice with locations at 240 Main Street in the city of Westbrook and 34 Center Street in the city of Auburn. Offering "city sophistication with small town service," Seacoast Law & Title offers legal representation in family law, estate planning, corporations, real estate law and bankruptcy. Seacoast Law & Title also offers abstracting, title examinations as well as residential and commercial settlement closings.
- Martell & Associates, PA
- Full service law firm located in Westbrook, Maine offering family law, real estate, social security appeals, equine law, & bankruptcy
- Kaldro & Martell, P.A.
- General practice specializing in real estate, family law, bankruptcy, criminal defense, & civil litigation
- University of Maine School of Law
- J.D. | Law
- Honors: Criminal Law Practicum
- University of Maine - University of Southern Maine
- B.A. | Philosophy
- Honors: Summa cum laude; Honors in Philosophy; Congressional Intern 1990-1991; Maine Policy Scholars 1991-1992
- Maine Professional Business Women, Inc.
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- Activities: Maine Professional Business Women, Inc., provides networking, education, resources and support for professional women in the Greater Portland area.
- National Association of Professional Women, Inc.
- President- Greater Portland Chapter
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- Maine Harness Racing Commission
- Activities: Governor Baldacci's appointment to the Maine Harness Racing Commission.
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