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Edmund Folsom Esq

Edmund R. Folsom, Attorney At Law
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence
  • Maine
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Summary

Criminal defense attorney with 32 years of law practice experience. Criminal defense, OUI/DUI defense, juvenile defense in greater Portland, Maine, including Portland, S.Portland, Gorham, Westbrook, Scarborough, Biddeford, Saco, Old Orchard Beach and Cumberland and York Counties generally.

Education
University of Maine School of Law
J.D. / Law
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Stetson University
Law
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University of Maine - Orono
B.A. / Psychology
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Professional Experience
Owner
Edmund R. Folsom, Attorney At Law
- Current
Criminal Defense, OUI/DUI, juvenile defense practice focused on representing people charged with crimes in York and Cumberland Counties.
Adjunct Professor
University of Maine School of Law
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Adjunct law professor teaching Criminal Procedure: Investigations to second and third year law students.
Attorney
The Boulos Law Firm
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Defended hundreds of people charged with OUI, in court and before the State Bureau of Motor Vehicles, and hundreds of others facing charges including assault, domestic violence assault, operating after suspension, operating after revocation, theft, embezzlement, aggravated assault, gross sexual assault, manslaughter, attempted murder, and murder (infanticide), in this exclusively criminal defense practice in Saco, Maine.
Owner
Edmund R. Folsom, Attorney At Law
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Primarily a criminal defense practice, located in Portland, Maine, defending those charged with crimes in both state and federal court. Defended people on charges of assault, theft, driving offenses, drug possession, robbery, burglary, drug trafficking, possession of a firearm by a felon, arson, aggravated assault, gross sexual assault, and murder. Tried one murder case twice within a 2-month period, securing dismissal after two hung hung juries- client was freed, case was never retried.
Deputy District Attorney
Cumberland County D.A.'s Office
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Deputy District Attorney assisting the District Attorney with personnel, media relations, office policy and other management issues while personally prosecuting 150- 175 felony and roughly 500 misdemeanors per year in Cumberland County Superior Court.
Assistant District Attorney
Cumberland County D.A.'s Office
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Assistant district attorney, prosecuting crimes primarily in Cumberland County Superior Court, but also in Portland District Court, at times trying 5 or more jury trials per month. Cases ranged from disorderly conduct to burglaries and thefts, gross sexual assault, vehicular manslaughter and attempted murder.
Associate Attorney
Jolovitz & Niehoff
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Associate attorney in three-person general law practice, in Waterville, Maine, handling primarily real estate, collections and criminal defense cases.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Maine Driver's License Suspensions, Revocations and Related Offenses, 2016 Edition
Bryson Taylor Publishing
Maine OUI Law, 2016 Edition
Bryson Taylor Publishing
Maine OUI Law, 2014 Edition
Bryson Taylor Publishing
Maine Driver's License Suspensions, Revocations and Related Offenses (non-OUI)
Bryson Taylor Publishing
Maine OUI Law-2011 Edition
Bryson Taylor Publishing.com
Probation, Deferred Dipsosition and Administrative Release
MACDL--The Maine Defender
Beware of Habitual Offender Status
MACDL- The Maine Defender
Immigration Consequences of Certain Convictions
MACDL- The Maine Defender
State v. Webster Examined
MACDL- The Maine Defender
A View From The Trench
MACDL- The Maine Defender
Motion Practice Pointer
MACDL- The Maine Defender
Plea Negotiations Section of The Maine Sentencing Manual
MACDL
Motion Practice Pointer
MACDL- The Maine Defender
State Dismisses Murder Indictment
MACDL- The Maine Defender
Motion Practice Pointer
MACDL- The Maine Defender
Motion Practice Pointer
MACDL- The Maine Defender
Speaking Engagements
Presenter on topic of state and federal firearms bans for certain convictions, etc., Brady, Confessions, and Firearms, Saco, Maine
Scott Houde, Prods.
Important Evidentiary Issues to Know., Strengthening Your Defense in DV Cases., Saco, Maine
Scott Houde Prods./Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services.
90 minute presentation to 150 attendees, on the application of a number of hearsay exceptions and other evidentiary issues in domestic violence cases.
Presenter, OUI + PCR Training -- Technical issues in OUI Cases., Augusta, Maine
Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services
Covered evidentiary rules for test admissibility; admissibility of expert witness testimony; ramifications of Birchfield v. North Dakota; issues regarding proof of prior convictions, etc.
Presenter, Mock Trial Education for Law Enforcement Officers, York, Maine
York County D.A.
Participated in one of three mock trial scenarios as part of law enforcement education for officers in York and Cumberland Counties, Maine.
Presenter, The Real OUI Case: Real Issues-Real Defenses, Saco, Maine
York County Bar Association
Presenter, OUI Defense`, Freeport, Maine
York County Bar Association, Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services
Presenter, Defending an OUI Case, Biddeford, Maine
York County Bar Association, Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services
Presenter, Criminal Litigation from A-Z, Portland, Maine
NBI
Instructor on topics of ethics and plea negotiations.
Presenter, OUI/DMV/Intoxilizer, Saco, Maine
Maine State and York County Bar Associations
Presenter, Sentencing in Criminal Cases., Augusta, Maine
Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Presented on topic of plea negotiations, in association of release of a sentencing manual for the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Presenter, Legislative Updates, Portland, Augusta and Auburn, Maine
Maine Associtatoin of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Presenter at small informational seminars for members of the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, covering new Maine criminal legislation, in the late summer/fall of 1995 and 1995
Presenter, Avoiding Jail: Strategies for Successful Criminal Defense, Portland, Maine
Maine State Bar Association
Presented on topic of the Maine Bail Code/pretrial release.
Awards
Peer Review "Distinguished" 4.7/5.0
Martindale Hubbell
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Association
Top 10 Maine
National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Top 100 Tral Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Association
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Association
President's Award
Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
For exemplifying the goals and values of the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Association
Professional Associations
Maine State Bar # 002943
Member
Current
National Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
York County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Maine Assocation of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
Activities: Board of Directors from 1996 to 2002.
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maine
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Domestic Violence
Additional Practice Areas
  • Assaults
  • Domestic Violence Crimes
  • Drug Crimes
  • Juvenile Offenses
  • Motor Vehicle Offenses
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
Ed Folsom
Contact & Map
Edmund R. Folsom, Attorney At Law
25 Pool Street
Biddeford, ME 04005
USA
Telephone: (207) 710-2070
Cell: (207) 281-3636