Michael is a graduate of the University of Maine and the University of Maine School of Law. He has been practicing law in the Bangor, Maine area since 1974. Michael’s law practice is diverse, with a special emphasis on residential and commercial real estate, estate planning and corporate law. During his career, he has conducted nearly 10,000 residential and commercial closings as well as crafting hundreds of estates plans and trusts for his clients.
Michael is active in the Maine Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education, and other professional organizations. He is a member of the Maine Title Standards Committee, and the Maine State Bar Association's Real Estate Section. Michael helps coordinate the Maine Real Estate Institute, a training seminar attended every few years by hundreds of Maine's attorneys. He is known for his diligence and steadfast dedication to his clients.
Kerry is a graduate of the University of Maine and the Franklin Pierce Law Center/UNH. She has been practicing law since 1988 and is an accomplished and successful family law and divorce attorney. Kerry has assisted clients in hundreds of family matters since she began her practice. Kerry is also well known for her work in estate planning and social security disability.
Along with other community members, Kerry founded FOR KIDS' SAKE, an educational program to help parents learn about the impact of divorce and separation on children. Kerry was also selected by the Maine Supreme Court to assist with the establishment of the Katahdin Counsel Recognition Program, and has earned the Katahdin Counsel Recognition Award in 2012-2013 and again 2013-2014.
Kerry is associated with various professional organizations and volunteer projects and has practiced in the Bangor, Maine area her entire career.
Olivia is a graduate of Rutgers University Law School and has an undergraduate degree from Monmouth University. After graduating law school, she clerked for the Honorable Joseph W. Oxley in the Criminal Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey. The following year, she joined the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office in Trenton, New Jersey, where she worked on the bail reform unit. As a prosecutor, she handled some of the State’s first cases that did not require cash bail. In 2018 she entered civil practice and worked as Staff Counsel for one of the Country’s largest insurance companies, defending both the Company and its insureds in all stages of personal injury litigation.
Since joining Griffin & Jordan, Olivia has been working closely with Kerry Clark Jordan, and will specialize in family law, Social Security Disability, estate planning, and personal injury. Olivia is a former Orono resident who is happy to be back in her hometown enjoying the tradition of a small town law practice, and looks forward to serving the local community.
Krysten is a graduate of New England Law | Boston and received her undergraduate degrees from Husson University. During her education she worked in different positions focusing on business litigation and family law. Since joining Griffin & Jordan, she has been working closely with Michael Griffin, and will specialize in real estate law and closings. Her practice will include all aspects of buying, selling, and leasing real estate, from residential to commercial and raw land. Krysten grew up in Machias and is happy to be back in Maine and is enjoying working at a small-town law practice serving the local community
Real Estate Closing Processor
Real Estate Abstractor