Portland, ME:

Jensen Baird Gardner & Henry

Jensen Baird Gardner & Henry
  • Portland, ME
  • Ten Free Street, P.O. Box 4510, Portland, ME 04112-4510
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    4.6/5.0 (86)
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About our Portland, ME: office

Since the founding of the firm in 1952, Jensen Baird Gardner & Henry has become one of the State's most respected and successful law practices. Our impressive client roster includes large publicly-held Fortune 500 companies, small and medium-sized businesses, municipalities, school districts, public and quasi-public agencies, private not-for-profit organizations and individuals. Recognition of this fact is the firm's rating as a "Top Ranked Law Firm" by LexisNexis® Martindale Hubbell® in Fortune Magazine. Of the 1.2 million lawyers and firms in over 160 countries rated by Martindale-Hubbell, this elite status is awarded only to US law firms with 10 or more attorneys in which at least one out of three of their lawyers earned the AV® Preeminentš Peer Review Rating, a rating demonstrating the highest level of ethical standards and legal ability.

The need for a lawyer often arises when someone needs answers to difficult questions or solutions for complex problems, and frequently both. Since its founding, Jensen Baird has been a trusted source for providing such answers and solutions. The firm prides itself on delivering legal services in a prompt, practical and cost-effective manner, and our clients enjoy working with our experienced, dedicated professionals. Our attorneys are regularly recognized as among The Best Lawyers in America.

Attorneys at Jensen Baird have a proven track record of establishing and maintaining long-term relationships with our clients. We favor ongoing collaboration and communication with clients as we deliver accurate, timely legal advice and reliable, creative solutions. Our goal is to address each client's current problems and provide expert guidance to avoid future ones.

That's been our history for more than 60 years, and remains our commitment for the future.

At Jensen Baird, we provide answers and solutions.

Office Details

Contact Information:
800-756-1166  Phone
207-775-7271  Phone
207-775-7935  Fax
Mailing Address:
Ten Free Street, P.O. Box 4510, Portland, ME 04112-4510
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Representative Clients: Aetna U.S. Healthcare; General Motors Acceptance Corp.; Ford Motor Credit Corp.; Banknorth, N.A.; Margaret Chase Smith Foundation; Federal National Mortgage Co.; Zurich North America; Connors Bros. Limited; Heritage Salmon, Inc.; Berry Dunn McNeil & Parker.

Private Business Entities: Ally Financial f/k/a GMAC; Americredit Financial Services, Inc., d/b/a GM Financial; Androscoggin Savings Bank; BerryDunn; Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company; Camden National Bank; Cuso Mortgage; D&G Machine Products; DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel South Portland; Down East Enterprise; Federal National Mortgage Association; Fidelity National Title Group; First American Title Insurance Company; Ford Motor Credit Company; H.A. Mapes, Inc.; Hancock Lumber Company; Kasprzak, Inc.; Matrix Benefit Group, LLC; National Distributors, Inc.; Navient Solutions, Inc.; New England Development; Norton Financial Services; Ocean Communities Federal Credit Union; Ocean View Retirement Community for the Highlands; Prompto, Inc.; RBS Citizens, N.A.; Saco Valley Credit Union; Sanford Institution for Savings; St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad; Stewart Title Guaranty Company; S.R. Weiner & Associates; TD Auto Finance; TD Bank, N.A.; The Bank of Maine; The First, N.A.; W/S Development; Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.; Weyerhaeuser; Zurich of North America.

Private, Non-Profit Entities: Caleb Affordable Housing Group; Grand Lodge of Maine A.F. & A.M.; Maine Life Care Retirement Community, Inc., d/b/a Piper Shores; Margaret Chase Smith Foundation; Morton-Kelly Charitable Trust; TrainRiders Northeast.

Public Governmental Entities: Cities of Portland, South Portland and Westbrook; Towns of Boothbay, Casco, Cumberland, Cushing, Cutler, Denmark, Edgecomb, Frye Island, Gorham, Gray, Hope, Islesboro, Kennebunk, Limerick, Lincolnville, Litchfield, Livermore Falls, Lovell, Naples, Ogunquit, Pittsfield, Poland, Pownal, Richmond, Southport, Standish, Steuben, Thorndike, Waterboro, West Bath and Westport Island; County of Cumberland; County of Somerset; Greater Portland Public Development Commission; Maine Region Ten Technical High School; Passamaquoddy Indian Tribe at Indian Township.

Quasi-Governmental Entities: ecomaine; Berwick Sewer District; Maine Turnpike Authority; Mid-Maine Waste Action Corporation; York County Community Action Corporation; York Housing Authority.
State Bar Summary:

All Partners and Associates are members of the Maine State Bar Association.

Areas of Practice (79)

Specific Areas of Practice for our Portland office:

  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Arbitration
  • Antitrust
  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking Law
  • Banks and Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Bond
  • Business Law
  • Civil Practice
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial Law
  • Condominium Law
  • Construction Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Creditors Rights
  • Creditors Rights in Bankruptcy
  • Education Law
  • Energy
  • Environmental Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Federal Practice
  • Finance
  • General Trial Practice
  • Indian Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor and Employment
  • Land Use
  • Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Litigation
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Municipal Bonds
  • Municipal Finance
  • Municipal Law
  • Negligence
  • Nonprofit Organizations Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Probate Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Homeowners Association Law
  • Professional Liability
  • Property Law
  • Public Finance
  • Railroad Law
  • Public Utility Law
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • School Law
  • Taxation
  • Torts
  • Trademarks
  • Trust Administration
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Wills
  • Zoning Law
  • Zoning, Planning and Land Use
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Small Business Law
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Partnership Law
  • Incorporation
  • Business Taxation
  • Securities Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Liquidations
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Debtor Bankruptcy
  • Debtor and Creditor
  • Employment Law
  • Government
  • Local Government Law

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  • 4.6/5.0 (86 reviews)
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  • 4.5/5.0 (2 reviews)
  • 100% (2 recommendations)
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  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Review for Jensen Baird Gardner & Henry on 10/07/11 in Trusts and Estates.

    An excellent, highly responsive, and very compassionate firm. Every individual there, from the receptionist to the partners attempts to give the best service possible. You feel valued from the moment you walk through the door. I have dealt with a lot... Read more

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    An excellent, highly responsive, and very compassionate firm. Every individual there, from the receptionist to the partners attempts to give the best service possible. You feel valued from the moment you walk through the door. I have dealt with a lot of law firms and very few have shown the knowledge of the law and professionalism of this firm. Read less

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  • Recommended 4.0/5.0 Review for Lawrence R. Clough on 02/19/10 in Real Estate.

    One of the best attorneys in the state for his expertise on condominium law. He has helped write the legislation currently in place for the State of Maine.

    One of the best attorneys in the state for his expertise on condominium law. He has helped write the legislation currently in place for the State of Maine. Read less

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Bar Registry

  • Banking Law

    Representative Clients: General Motors Acceptance Corp.; Peoples Heritage Bank; Ford Motor Credit Corp.; Chrysler Credit Corp.; Camden National Bank; Banknorth, N.A.; Maine Bank & Trust.

  • Bankruptcy Law

    Representative Clients: General Motors Acceptance Corp.; GMAC Commerical Credit; Countryside Home Mortgage; Federal National Mortgage Co.; Daimler Chrysler; Services of North America; Ford Motor Credit Corp.

  • Civil Trial Practice

    Representative Clients: General Motors Acceptance Corp.; Shaw's Supermarkets; American Petroleum Institute; Lorillard; CTC Communications Corp.; St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railway Co.; Maryland Insurance Group; Outboard Marine Corp.; Mercury Marine; Arbella Mutual Insurance Co.

  • Corporate Law

    Representative Clients: Downeast Energy; Southworth International Group; Infotech Solutions Corp.; Connors Bros., Limited; Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker; Oxford County Telephone and Telegraph Co.; Plum Creek Timber Co.; Greater Portland Public Development Commission; Regional Waste Systems, Inc.; St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad Co.; Heritage Salmon.

  • Environmental Law

    Representative Clients: Steego Auto Parts Co.; St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad; Regional Waste Systems; Mid-Maine Waste Action Corp.; Pratt & Whitney; Shaw's Supermarkets; Marine Atlantic; Town of Sanford; Yankee Ford; Maine School Administrative District No. 9; Kathadin Analytical Services.

  • General Practice

  • Real Estate Law

    Representative Clients: General Motors Acceptance Corp.; Maine Mall; Key Bank of Maine; Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Co.; Augusta Mall; Shaw's Supermarkets; Peoples Heritage; Camden National Bank; Ocean View; Highlands.

  • Trusts and Estates, Wills and Probate

    Representative Clients: Margaret Chase Smith Foundation; Morton Kelly Charitable Trust; Vincent B. and Barbara G. Welch Foundation; Peoples Heritage Bank.

  • White Collar Crime

    Representative Clients: State and Criminal Tax; Criminal Environmental; General Federal Criminal.

Portland, Maine

  • Portland, ME
    Ten Free Street , P.O. Box 4510
    Portland, ME 04112-4510

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