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Carolyn A. Liegner

Carolyn A. Liegner


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    Carolyn is an associate attorney practicing in a wide range of civil litigation areas. She brings energy and focus to serving clients throughout the litigation process, from pre-suit through dispute resolution to hearings and trial. Carolyn’s ability to solve complex problems while maintaining strong client relationships is rooted in her previous experience serving clients as a manager at a strategy consulting firm in Portland.

    Prior to joining Murray Plumb & Murray, Carolyn worked as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable John A. Woodcock Jr. of the United States District Court for the District of Maine.

    During law school, Carolyn served as a Bernstein Fellow to the Honorable Wayne Douglas in York County District Court. She also worked as a student attorney at the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic, representing juvenile and adult clients in civil and criminal proceedings. In her third year, Carolyn successfully represented an appellate client before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Carolyn’s experiences providing legal services to Portland’s underserved community throughout law school reinforced her passion for helping all clients navigate complicated and challenging legal situations.

    A native of China, Maine, Carolyn now lives in Cumberland with her husband and two daughters.

    Practice Areas

    • Business & Corporate Law
    • Employment
    • Litigation & Trial


    • University of Maine School of Law, magna cum laude, J.D. – 2018
      • Articles Editor, Maine Law Review
    • Bowdoin College, B.A. – 2008

    Bar & Court Admissions

    • Maine
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Maine
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit


    • “A Modern Look at the Right to a Civil Jury Trial Under the Maine Constitution,” Maine Law Review, Volume 69.1, Spring 2017

    Reported Cases

    • Adoption of Parker J., 2018 ME 63.