Saco & Portland Maine (207) 282-5966

Saco & Portland Maine (207) 282-5966

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Dana E. Prescott
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FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY

Dana E. Prescott, JD, LMSW, PhD

Attorney Dana E. Prescott has been licensed to practice in Maine and Massachusetts since 1983 and is a partner with Prescott, Jamieson, & Murphy Law Group LLC, Saco, Maine. He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Attorneys and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Attorney Prescott was awarded an MSW from the Boston College School of Social Work and PhD in social work from Simmons University. He has held an instructor appointment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and is adjunct faculty at the Boston College and Simmons University Schools of Social Work. He is a frequent consultant, writer, and speaker on professional ethics, law, and policy related to expert and forensic roles, trial practice, and family law. Attorney Prescott is Past President of the New England and Maine State Bar Associations, former Chair of the Family Law Section, and is a rostered guardian ad litem.

Attorney Prescott is a trial lawyer with extensive experience in complex domestic relations, probate, and business litigation, including divorce, non-married partnerships, economic misconduct and valuations, business disputes and dissolutions, spousal and child support, parental rights and responsibilities, de facto parenting and grandparents, interpersonal violence, and constitutional and civil rights. He has comprehensive experience conducting and assisting clients and parties with alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation, references, and arbitration. During his years in practice he has briefed and argued numerous appeals, including cutting edge legal issues impacting parents and children.

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Licensure

Licensed Attorney in Maine and Massachusetts (1983-present).

  • United States Supreme Court (2017-present).
  • First Circuit Court of Appeals and Federal District Courts (1983-present).
  • Maine Supreme Judicial Court and Trial Courts (1983-present).
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and Trial Courts (1983-present).

Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), License #LM10173 (2005-present).

Education

PhD, Simmons University Graduate School of Social Work, Boston, MA (2009-2014).

MSW, Boston College School of Social Work, Chestnut Hill, MA (2002-2005).

JD, Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT (1980-1983).

BA cum laude, Western New England College, Springfield, MA (1977-1980).

  • Major: Psychology
  • Massachusetts Teacher Certification (Grades 7-12, Social Studies, not current).

Divorce in Maine - The Legal Process Your Rights and What to ExpectAttorneys Prescott & Jamieson’s Book on Divorce in Maine

 Structured in a question-and-answer format, this divorce handbook provides clear and concise responses to help build confidence and give the peace of mind needed to meet the challenges of a divorce proceeding.

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Legal Experience

  Partner, Prescott, Jamieson, & Murphy Law Group, LLC, Saco, ME (1988-present).

  • Trial lawyer with extensive experience in complex domestic relations, probate, and business litigation, including divorce, non-married partnerships, economic misconduct and valuations, business disputes and dissolutions, spousal and child support, parental rights and responsibilities, de facto parenting and grandparents, interpersonal violence, and constitutional and civil rights.
  • Comprehensive experience conducting and assisting clients and parties with alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation, references, and arbitration.
  • Appellate practice, including preparation of briefs and oral argument.
  • Professional ethics and liability seminars and trainings.
  • Consultation services for attorneys, mental health, and social service professionals.
  • Court-rostered Guardian ad litem (2009-present).
  • Completed certificate program for Parent Coordination (2009).

Selected Publications

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Attorney  Dana E. Prescott is a published expert on Maine divorce & family law. Find out more about these services on our Family Law page.

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SACO OFFICE:

37 Beach Street

Saco, Maine 04072

PORTLAND OFFICE:

75 Pearl St., Suite 208

Portland, Maine 04101

SACO OFFICE:

37 Beach Street

Saco, Maine 04072

PORTLAND OFFICE:

75 Pearl St., Suite 208

Portland, Maine 04101