Grady R. Burns

Grady Burns is an associate with the firm of Skelton Taintor & Abbott in Lewiston, Maine.  His practice focuses on:

  • Municipal Law & Government Law
  • Land Use
  • Corporate & Business
  • Real Estate & Title Matters

Grady is a lifelong member of the Lewiston-Auburn community, where he developed a passion for local government and civic engagement. After graduating summa cum laude with degrees in History and Secondary Education from the University of Maine at Farmington in 2013, Grady served as one of the youngest members of the Auburn City Council in Auburn’s history, gaining firsthand experience with how town and city government touches the lives of everyday people. He then attended the University of Maine School of Law where he served as editor-in-chief of the Maine Law Review, finished second in his class, and earned several awards—including the Kenneth R. Clegg Award for Excellence, given to the individual who earns the highest combined score at the state’s bar exam.

Beginning his legal career during law school as a Summer Law Clerk at the Lewiston firm of Gosselin & Dubord in 2018, after graduation Grady worked as a municipal and land use attorney at a large firm in Portland before bringing his practice back to Lewiston-Auburn.

In his free time, Grady enjoys keeping bees in the back yard of his and his wife’s home in Lewiston, motorcycling in the summer, and cheering for the Red Eddies football team in the fall.