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November 8, 2022

Drummond Woodsum adds trust-and-estates lawyer to its roster

Drummond Woodsum said it has added an experienced trust-and-estates attorney to the practice area. 

Jana Magnuson has been named a shareholder in the law firm's trust and estate planning and administration practice group based in Portland.

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Jana Magnuson joins Drummond Woodsum's trust and estates practice.

Magnuson has spent more than 15 years advising individuals, couples and families in all aspects of trust and estate planning. She also regularly advises personal representatives and trustees with regard to their fiduciary duties in the administration of estates and trusts, the firm said.

“We couldn’t be more excited to have Jana join our firm,” said David Backer, who leads the practice group. “We have been searching for the ideal person as an addition to our practice group. Jana embodies the complete complement of experience, skills, and reputation that we’ve been hoping to find to support our clients’ needs”.

Magnuson is a graduate of Duke University and the University of Maine School of Law.

Prior to Drummond Woodsum, she spent 15 years at Pierce Atwood, according to her LinkedIn profile. 

Drummond Woodsum is Maine's second-largest law firm, with 81 Maine attorneys and a total of 137 employees, according to the Mainebiz list of "Maine's largest law firms," to be published Nov. 14. 

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