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Molly Liddell works with clients to help them plan for complicated personal transitions, which can occur at marriage, birth of a child, transfer of a business, death, or through gifting to family members or charitable organizations. Her practice involves estate planning, estate administration, trust administration, business succession planning, and the tax planning related to these areas.

Molly is dedicated to helping clients craft the legacy they leave behind for their families and for other institutions that are important to them, such as charitable organizations or family businesses. She also drafts and negotiates prenuptial agreements and works on the firm's probate litigation team.

Molly works with individuals, families, entrepreneurs, executives, retirees, widows and widowers assisting them with estate planning and related needs. She creates estate plans for people with a variety of different needs and goals, including gift tax leveraging through Qualified Personal Residence Trusts, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, and Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts.

Molly is Chair of Pierce Atwood's Trusts & Estates Practice Group.

Contact & Links
  • Merrill's Wharf
    254 Commercial Street
    Portland, ME 04101
  • Boston College Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, graduated 2003
  • University of Maine, M.Ed., graduated 2000
  • University of Maine, B.A., cum laude, graduated 1997
Bar Admissions
  • United States, Maine
  • United States, Massachusetts
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) - Fellow
  • Katahdin Trust Company Board of Directors - Member
  • Maine Courts' Probate and Trust Law Advisory Commission - Member
  • Maine Estate Planning Council - Member
  • Maine State Bar Association - Secretary, Trusts and Estates Section

Pierce Atwood LLP
Headquarters: Portland, Maine

54 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

14 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Trusts and Estates
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Trusts and Estates, Portland, ME (2022)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America® for Trusts and Estates (2013-present)
  • Named a New England "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers, 2012-2015.
  • Received top Band 1 ranking in private wealth law in Maine in Chambers High Net Worth Guide (2016-present).


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