Abigail Diggins

Abigail King Diggins

Education

  • Boston University School of Law (J.D., 1988); managing editor, Boston University Law Review
  • Colby College (B.A., 1983) magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Maine, 1989
  • Massachusetts, 1988

Honors

  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Best Lawyers
  • Member, American Academy of Adoption Attorneys

Abby clerked for the Honorable Samuel W. Collins, Jr. of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court upon graduating from law school, and after practicing law with two large Portland law firms, formed LeBlanc & Young in 1995 with her colleagues, Dick LeBlanc and Jay Young. She has the highest rating (AV) with Martindale-Hubbell, and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America.

Abby is a member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, one of three member attorneys in Maine. She is also a member of the Trusts and Estates, Elder Law, and Women’s Law Sections of the Maine State Bar Association. She has served as a director and president of the Maine Estate Planning Council, and has served on the board of the Young Lawyers Section of the State Bar.

Abigail Diggins
Abigail Diggins

Abby ran the AIDS Legal Referral Project and has worked with local community organizations, including Portland Trails and the Greater Portland YMCA. She has been a member and chairwoman of both the Town of Yarmouth School Committee and the Caroline Duby Glassman Award Committee.

Abby and her husband Jeff live in Yarmouth with their two children, where they are active in their community. In her free time, Abby enjoys skiing, cycling, yoga, cooking, decorating and entertaining.