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Gregory J. Farris

Senior Partner

Greg Farris, an attorney since 1973, is licensed to practice in all State of Maine courts and in the United Stated District Court. Greg’s original practice back in the 70’s and 80’s consisted primarily of criminal trial work and then general civil litigation, including malpractice. Greg has a significant background in all types of domestic litigation. Over the past few years Greg’s practice has evolved into more corporate, estate planning and tax planning, including work in the aviation field. His background in trial work, real estate, corporate and business law, estate and tax planning brings years of experience and savvy to the table when working with clients to resolve their unique problems.

Greg is the current CEO and owner of Maine Helicopters, Inc. – Maine’s largest helicopter company. Additionally, he and James Delamater (the retired President of Northeast Bank) have partnered in DelamaterFarris, LLC, a consulting business specializing in large business turnaround and consulting.

Greg is a graduate of the University of Maine Orono and the University of Maine School of Law. As a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Maine Trial Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the Maine State Bar Association, and the Kennebec County Bar Association, Greg Farris is recognized as one of the state’s top litigators.

Greg’s assistant is Connie Fletcher.

Areas of Practice

  • Domestic Consulting & Mediation Services
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Structuring & Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Probate
  • Guardianship/Conservatorship
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Tax Law & Planning
  • Financial Planning
  • Mediation



J. Scott Ladd

Senior Partner

Graduating from Franklin Pierce Law Center, now University of New Hampshire School of Law, in 1985, Scott is knowledgeable in all aspects of real estate law; however he primarily practices in residential and commercial real estate transactions as the counsel for lenders, sellers, and purchasers. Scott also represents a number of small to medium sized business ventures. Since his graduation in 1985, Scott has been a member of the Maine Bar Association. Scott has also been a member of the Title Standards Committee of the Real Estate section of the Maine Bar Association since 1987. In addition, Scott is a licensed title insurance agent for First American Title Insurance Company.

Scott is a former director of the Winthrop (Maine) YMCA. He is also a member of the Lincoln Therese Filene Charitable Foundation and the Helen and George Ladd Charitable Corporation.

Scott’s assistants are Eva Miller and Claire Smith.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate & Mortgage Lending Services
  • Estate Planning & Probate
  • Business Formation & Planning

Michelle Allott

Senior Partner

Michelle Allott graduated magna cum laude from the University of Rhode Island and obtained her JD, cum laude, from the University Of Maine School Of Law. Since graduating in 1989, Michelle has been practicing predominantly in the field of civil litigation. Her practice has been focused on personal injury, probate, commercial litigation, construction law and mediation. Michelle is a skilled trial attorney, who combines conciliation in a traditionally adversarial process. As such, Michelle has developed a successful mediation practice, which she continues to expand. These mediation services are available throughout the state of Maine.

Michelle is a former commissioner on the Maine Lawyers Assistance Commission and a member of the Maine Bar Foundation. She practices in both state and federal court, where she is admitted to the U.S. District Court of Maine, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. Michelle has been recognized by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court as a Katahdin Counsel Recognition Program participant for the last three years, for her commitment to pro bono work on behalf of the indigent.

In Michelle’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, Wynne, and husband, Scott. She enjoys skiing, kayaking, and biking. She has participated in the Trek Across Maine and other biking and sailing events to raise money for the American Lung Association, the MS Society, and for ALS Research.

Michelle’s assistant is Jessica L. Moreau.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Mediation
  • Corporate & Business Law
  • Estate Planning & Probate
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation