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Joyce Leary Clark


UpRight Law (888) 408-9779

37 BeachStreet P.O. Box 1190
Saco, ME 04072

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Joyce Leary Clark has been practicing law in southern Maine since 1990. She grew up on a small dairy farm in Saco. Joyce graduated from Thornton Academy in 1981 and received her A.B. degree in History from Harvard University in 1985. She graduated from the University of Maine School of Law in 1990. From 1990 to 2014, Joyce practiced law in Scarborough, Maine. She has been a partner at Prescott Jamieson Murphy Law Group since March 2015.

Joyce is a member of the Maine State Bar Association, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA), and the Cumberland County Bar Association.

Joyce and her husband live in Saco, Maine with their two children.Joyce has been an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Scarborough since 1997, and served as president in 2003-2004. She has been elected president for 2015-2016. In 2013, she received a “Katahdin Counsel” commendation from the Maine Supreme Judicial Court for donating over 50 hours of pro bono legal services in one year.


33 years since Joyce Leary Clark was first licensed to practice law.

State License Status Year Acquired
ME Active 1990


School Major Degree Graduated
University of Maine School of Law Law J.D. 1990
Harvard University 1985

Work Experience

Position Duration
Attorney-Prescott Jamieson Murphy Law Group 2015 - Present
Attorney -Scarborough Legal Center 1996 - Present
Senior Associate-Picher & Associates 1993 - 1996


Position Association Name Duration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Member 2000 - Present
Scarborough Kiwanis Club Member 1997 - Present
Maine State Bar Association Member 1990 - Present


Award Name Granting Organization Date
Katahdin Counsel Maine State Bar Association 2013

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