About Lauren Weliver
Lauren Weliver is an estate planning attorney serving clients all over greater Portland, Maine. She has worked with young parents and small business owners in Cape Elizabeth, single professionals in Portland, empty nesters in Freeport, a widowed nonagenarian in Saco, and a mix of clients who represent all of those life phases in between. She also meets with clients all over Maine through the use of virtual meetings.
In addition to Lauren’s professional credentials described below, she brings her personal experience as a wife, mom, daughter, sister, friend, and pet lover to her work. She has experienced many pivotal moments in all of these roles, including marriage, birth, loss, estrangement, Alzheimers, and supporting loved ones with addiction and in making gender affirming decisions. Good estate planning involves understanding people and relationships, in addition to technical know-how, and Lauren prides herself in both sets of skills.
Lauren has been recognized for her work in estate planning and administration as a “Rising Star” from 2014-2021 by New England Super Lawyers and as a contributing author to A Practical Guide to Estate Planning in Maine, Second Edition.
She also serves on the Maine Judicial Branch’s Advisory Committee on Probate Rules and as a board member of the Maine Estate Planning Council.
Lauren is a graduate of Wellesley College (B.A, 2003, magna cum laude) and the University of Maine School of Law (J.D., 2008, magna cum laude). In law school, she served on the Maine Law Review and as a Legal Writing Teaching Assistant.
Since law school, Lauren has clerked for Maine Supreme Judicial Court, worked as an administrator for the Maine Judicial Branch, practiced law at two Portland law firms, and ran her own law firm for three years. In January 2023, she joined Murray Plumb & Murray in Portland as partner.
Lauren lives in Cumberland, Maine with her husband, two children, two dogs, and two cats. When she’s not at work, she’s either with her family, walking her dogs, or riding her Peloton.