112 Silver Street
POB 559
Waterville, Maine  04903

Phone:  (207) 872-0112
Fax:  (207) 872-0002
O'Donnell Lee provides a full array of legal services, ranging from simple personal and family matters through complex business transactions, litigation, and planning issues.

We were founded in 1996 by Bill Lee and Tim O'Donnell because of a shared vision to provide comprehensive representation to clients with the highest professional standards and dedication to personal client attention. Tom McCowan joined the firm in 2001 and became a partner in 2006. Mike Phillips merged his real estate practice with the firm in 2006, expanding our capacity in real estate and commercial law. Our litigation associate, Bryan Ward was hired in 2009. Today, our lawyers take a team approach to client representation.

O'Donnell Lee is proud of its commitment to the local community and its ability to extend its client services from the Kennebec Valley to Maine, Florida, and beyond.


ASSOCIATE LITIGATION ATTORNEY - Posted 11/10/2022 and open until this post is removed:

O'Donnell Lee, P.A. - a general practice firm, with five attorney's practicing across the legal spectrum in Central Maine and beyond - is seeking to expand our team of attorneys to better serve our existing clients and to develop new ones.

Home to Colby and Thomas College, O'Donnell Lee is located in the thriving City of Waterville, Maine and is within a short drive from Maine's metropolitan centers, its capital and all forms of outdoor recreation, including skiing, hiking, and the beautiful Maine coast.  Our close knit firm prioritizes a healthy work life balance for attorneys and staff, and prides itself on offering responsive, exceptional legal services to our clients.

The firm seeks a self-motivated litigation associate attorney who is looking to establish and develop their own legal practice here in central Maine.

The successful candidate will initially be expected to handle a variety of litigation related matters, including:

 - divorce and family matters litigation;

 - commercial and real estate litigation;

 - employment related litigation;

 - probate litigation and protective proceedings; and

- criminal defense

Senior attorneys will provide mentoring to the successful candidate through an established and rigorous mentoring program.  As the successful candidate gains the requisite experience, they will have the opportunity to focus on a more specialized practice in the areas that specifically interest them.

O'Donnell Lee, P.A. is more than just a law firm, we are members of the Waterville community, and as such the successful candidate will also be expected to take on non-billable work in the community by serving on local non-profit boards and volunteering with organizations of their choice to develop a connection and presence within the local community.

The ideal candidate must be committed to living and working around Waterville, Maine for the long term, with the potential to become a partner in the firm once they have sufficiently developed their practice and client base.

All candidates should be admitted to practice law in the State of Maine prior to the start of employment, however the firm will consider applicants not yet admitted to practice in Maine, so long as they have demonstrable plans to be admitted in the near term.

Candidates of all levels of experience will be considered.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $70,000 per year and up, depending on experience.

O'Donnell Lee, P.A. offers: Health insurance, retirement, a flexible schedule (with hybrid work options considered), paid time off, as well as relocation and professional development assistance.

The successful candidate must have the ability to relocate to the Waterville, Maine area before starting work.

Applicants should email a resume and cover letter to Bryan Ward at:

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