Aubrey A. Russell

Attorney
Location:
Lewiston, Maine
Phone:
207-786-0311
Fax:
207-786-5612
800-542-6133
Email:

Aubrey Russell was born and raised in Minot, Maine. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maine - Orono with a Sociology degree that included a concentration in Crime, Law and Deviance. She went on to graduate cum laude from the University of Maine School of Law in Portland in 2007. While in law school, Aubrey was the Case Note/Comment Editor for the Ocean and Coastal Law Journal, served on the Conduct Committee, and was a Member of the Women's Law Association. She also completed the Pro Bono Legal Services Program and clerked for Judge John Beliveau at the Lewiston District Court.

Aubrey joined Shankman & Associates in 2008 and is now a partner in the firm. She concentrates her practice in family law and landlord/tenant matters. She provides fair housing training to our clients, appears regularly before the Maine Human Rights Commission, and is co-author with Neil S. Shankman of Maine Landlord-Tenant Relations: Process & Procedures and Maine Landlord-Tenant Statutes and Commentaries.

Aubrey assisted in establishing the Maine Alliance for Drug Treatment Courts, and was on their Board of Directors from 2008 to 2015. In November 2011, Aubrey was recognized for Excellence as one of New England's Outstanding Young Lawyers in Family Law. She has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Start every year from 2011 to 2015. She is also admitted to practice law in the States of New Hampshire and Vermont.

Aubrey lives in Minot with her family. She enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering in the community, coaching, camping, and playing softball.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes
  • Landlord/Tenant Matters

Education

  • University of Maine School of Law, Portland, Maine - 2007
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Law Journal: Ocean and Coastal Law Journal, Case Note/Comment Editor
  • Hebron Academy
    • Honors: cum laude
  • University of Maine
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Sociology (Crime, Law and Deviance)

Published Works

  • Co-author, Maine Landlord-Tenant Relations - Process & Procedures

Honors and Awards

  • New England's Outstanding Young Lawyers in Family Law
  • Super Lawyers selected Aubrey as a Rising Star, 2011, 2012, and 2014
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys’ Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award for Maine, 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Women's Law Association, Member
  • Maine Alliance for Drug Treatment Courts, Board of Directors

Past Employment Positions

  • Judge John Beliveau at the Lewiston District Court, Clerk

Pro Bono Activities

  • Completed the Pro Bono Legal Services Program