RECENT BLOG ENTRIES

DISPOSING OF OUR WASTE
by Jon R. Doyle
May 1st, 2013
When I first started getting familiar with Maine's statutes governing how we dispose of our...read more


THE PRESENT NEED TO SUPPORT THE CONTINUED OPERATION OF MAINE'S WASTE-TO-ENERGY FACILITIES
by Craig H. Nelson
May 14th, 2013
Forty years ago the Maine Legislature first enacted the "Maine Hazardous Waste, Septage, and Solid...read more


DO YOU WANT A NEW DUMP IN YOUR TOWN?
by Jon R. Doyle
May 30th, 2013
Here are some real facts.  Maine has roughly 400 closed landfills – what to do...read more


"Craig, you have really been a key to making this all happen. We would have been lost without your direction and guidance. HUD and MSHA would have been lost, too, without your taking leadership in bringing parties together, developing documents that suited everyone's needs and helping us persevere through the bureaucratic process. Without your knowledge this financing wouldn't have happened."

John C. Applin
Bread of Life Ministries

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Maine's Premier Small Law Firm

Based in Maine's capital city, Doyle & Nelson has been providing top-level legal and lobbying services for thirty-five years. Senior partners Jon Doyle and Craig Nelson are former members of the Maine Attorney General's office and have served as legal counsel for the Maine State Legislature and its committees.  Associate Dennis Carrillo engages in a wide range of civil litigation and administrative law.

At Doyle and Nelson, we believe that open communication between attorney and client ensures the best representation. We have intentionally remained a small firm so that clients have direct access to our expertise. Clients have a right to expect solid, well grounded advice; Doyle and Nelson consistently delivers a level of service that is superior to larger firms, because we provide a more responsive and personal level of access and attention.

We specialize in the areas of administrative and regulatory law; lobbying and governmental affairs services; business, non-profit, and corporate planning and taxation; healthcare, long-term care and assisted living; estate planning and probate; civil litigation; commercial and residential real estate transactions and their financing; real estate development; and a full range of business, strategic planning and legislative consulting services.