Darcie Beaudin is a shareholder and member of the Management Committee of the Lewiston, Maine firm of Skelton Taintor & Abbott. Her clients benefit from her wide-ranging experience in providing counsel in matters involving:
- Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning
- Probate, Estate & Trust Administration
- General Business Law
- Entity Formation, including Nonprofit Entities
- Bankruptcy & Business Reorganization
Darcie counsels individuals about estate planning, providing information about drafting wills, durable financial powers of attorney, healthcare powers of attorney, trusts, and more sophisticated estate planning tools. No matter how large or small the estate, she works to create an estate plan that provides her clients with piece of mind. She counsels individuals and families about the administration of probate estates, walking the PR through each step of RE process and answering questions that arise along the way. Darcie is a member of Elder Counsel, a national organization of elder law and special needs planning attorneys. She assists clients with preparing for the possibility of needing long term care, including applying for MaineCare long term care benefits if that becomes necessary.
Darcie also represents creditors trying to recover from debtors in financial trouble, including creditors in large, sophisticated Chapter 11 proceedings, creditors of debtors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies, commercial workouts, and foreclosures. Before joining Skelton Taintor & Abbott, Darcie worked as an associate in the bankruptcy department of a large Boston law firm, representing creditors in complex workout, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters. She strives to develop a strategy to accomplish her clients’ goals in a manner that is both efficient and cost-effective. She is listed in the Best Lawyers® in America in the practice area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights, Insolvency and Reorganization Law.
In addition to these areas of practice, Darcie drafts and negotiates commercial contracts for business clients, represents buyers and sellers in purchasing or selling business assets, and advises entities forming new businesses and nonprofit entities, including advising entities in obtaining federal tax-exempt status.
A native of Lewiston, Maine, Darcie graduated summa cum laude from both Colby College and the Boston College School of Law where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and Executive Editor of the Boston College Law Review. Following law school, she served as a clerk to Maine Supreme Judicial Court Justice Robert W. Clifford.
Darcie is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Maine and Massachusetts. She is a member of the Maine State Bar Association and Androscoggin County Bar Association.
Darcie sits on the board of the Auburn Business Development Corporation and is a past President. She also sits on the Auburn Business Association board and is its current President. She is an active volunteer for the Maine Chapter of the March of Dimes, assisting with the Lewiston-Auburn March for Babies for many years. Darcie was a long-time assistant coach of the Lewiston High School mock trial team.