Braden Clement Becomes Shareholder of Skelton Taintor & Abbott

AUBURN, Maine – Effective Jan. 1, 2020, attorney Braden Clement–who represents individual clients in a range of civil litigation matters, including plaintiff’s personal injury, professional malpractice, product liability, commercial disputes, family law, and immigration–has become shareholder (partner) in the firm. Clement joined Skelton Taintor & Abbott in 2017.

“Braden epitomizes the diverse talent at Skelton Taintor and Abbott. His thoughtful and skilled advocacy has gained the confidence of his clients and his practice continues to grow. We are fortunate to have Braden on our team and are excited to have him join the shareholders,” said Sarah Mitchell, President of Skelton Taintor & Abbott.

“I am grateful to be selected as a partner at Skelton, Taintor & Abbott.  The team of professionals here is fully committed to this community and the State of Maine at large.  I could not be happier to be a part of it,” Clement said.

Prior to joining Skelton, Taintor & Abbott, Clement practiced for several years at a firm in Portland, Maine, where he gained valuable experience in civil trial work. Clement has been listed as a Rising Star by New England Super Lawyers in the category of general litigation in 2016, and in the categories of general litigation and personal injury in 2017, 2018, and 2019.

Clement received his law degree from the University of Maine School of Law (where he received the Charles A. Harvey, Jr. Trial Practice Immersion Fellowship), a master’s degree from Tufts University, and a bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College. Clement also participated in the inaugural year of Maine’s Refugee and Human Rights Clinic, where he represented individuals seeking immigration status in the United States and advocated for women under the Violence against Women’s Act.

A native of Central Maine, Clement enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and two children.

About Skelton Taintor & Abbott

Skelton Taintor & Abbott is one of Maine’s leading law firms serving individuals and businesses in litigation and general representation throughout northern New England for more than 150 years. The firm has been named in U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in America. For more information, visit or call 207.784.3200.