Scott D. Dolan


(207) 253-6420 | (207) 775-2360

Two Monument Square, Suite 900
Portland, Me 04101

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Attorney Dolan is a former award-winning newspaper reporter who spent years covering Maine’s state and federal courts before becoming a lawyer himself. He joined the firm in 2021 after more than two years in private practice representing individuals and small business clients in civil and appellate litigation, successful business building and problem solving, and intellectual property.

Scott graduated from the University of Maine School of Law in 2019. During law school, he served as a judicial intern for Judge Nancy Torresen of the United States District Court for the District of Maine, served as a staff member of the Maine Law Review, competed regionally with the law school’s trial team, and worked as a student attorney at the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic.

Prior to his legal career, Scott worked as a journalist in the daily newspaper business for 17 years, most recently as a staff reporter for the Portland Press Herald covering the courts and legal affairs beat.

Scott currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance and as the MWPA’s liaison on the Board of Directors of the Maine Freedom of Information Coalition.

Admitted to Practice

State of Maine
U.S. District Court, District of Maine


University of Maine School of Law, J.D.
University College Dublin, Ireland, graduate studies
Boston University, B.A.

Awards and Recognition

Maine Press Association Journalist of the Year
Maine Press Association Freedom of Information Award
Maine Freedom of Information Coalition Sunshine Award