LEWISTON, MAINE- The law firm of Skelton Taintor & Abbott, of Lewiston is pleased to announce that Grady Burns has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney. A lifelong member of the Lewiston-Auburn community, Burns is bringing his practice to Lewiston after spending several years at a large firm in Portland.
“We are excited to welcome Grady to our firm. As a Lewiston/Auburn native and former Auburn City councilor, Grady has strong ties to this community. We have no doubt, given his legal acumen and experience, that Grady have a positive impact in his hometown and in our firm.”
Burns attended the University of Maine at Farmington (B.A. in History, B.S. in Education, Summa Cum Laude, 2013), and went on to graduate second in his class from the University of Maine School of Law (J.D., 2020, Summa Cum Laude). Following law school, Burns was recognized with the Kenneth R. Clegg Award for Excellence, given to the person earning the highest bar exam score in the state of Maine.
Burns intends to focus his practice on municipal and land use law.
Skelton Taintor & Abbott is a full-service trial and general practice law firm representing clients throughout Maine. With the addition of Attorney Burns, the firm consists of 13 attorneys practicing in virtually all fields of law and in both federal and state courts.