Patrick J. Mellor

Patrick J. Mellor


Patrick focuses his practice on business law and civil litigation, including probate and will contest issues. In addition to assisting hundreds of clients create corporations or limited liability companies, he has guided clients through employer / employee agreements, substantive asset transactions, partnership agreements, corporate by-laws that define the rights and obligations of the owners, members and shareholders, and LLC agreements.

With more than 20 years of litigation experience, Patrick has successfully handled business disputes, land use disputes, probate issues, personal injury cases and municipal law matters as well as other administrative matters before various State administrative boards. His substantial experience as a litigator led him to become a mediator, where he uses his litigation acumen and calm demeanor to assist litigants in resolving their disputes rather than going to trial.

Following law school, Patrick served for one year as a law clerk to Judge James Z. Davis of the Utah Court of Appeals in Salt Lake City, Utah.He worked at the Portland law firm of Perkins Olson, P.A. before joining Strout & Payson, P.A. in 2007.


Juris Doctor, 1998

B.A., Political Science, 1991

Recent Reported Cases

449 Main Street v. 3Crow, LLC, BCD-AP-15-05
McGonagle v. Palli, 2014 Me. Super. LEXIS 4
Waldron v. George Weston Bakeries, Inc.
, 570 F.3d 5 (1st Cir. 2009)
Siciliani v. Popsie, 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS 3995
Flaherty v. Allstate Ins. Co. 2003 ME 72
South Port Marine, LLC v. Gulf Oil Ltd. Pshp., 234 F.3d 58 (1st Cir. 2000)

Membership & Affiliations

• Maine State Bar Association
• Knox County Bar Association
• Maine Trial Lawyers Association
• American Bar Association

Community & Public Service

• Town of Union Planning Board, Ordinance Committee, Rec Committee
• Member, Mid-Coast Regional Planning Commission
• Member, Board of Directors, Pen Bay Soccer Club
• Member, Board of Directors, Amazon Pueblo
• Member, Board of Directors, Midcoast Music Academy

Bar Admissions

• State of Maine
• United States District Court, District of Maine
• First Circuit Court of Appeals


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