Walter F. McKee

Walter F. McKee (Augusta, Maine)

Walter F. McKee

Attorney in Augusta, ME
Speaker/Presenter/Faculty at Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Annual Seminar, Criminal Legislative and Case Law Changes, 2006-; Maine State Bar Association Legal Year in Review, Criminal Legislative Changes, 2005-; Maine Trial Lawyer's Association Litigation Institute, 2008; Maine Trial Lawyer's Association Evidence Series, 2007; Maine Trial Lawyer's Association, College of Trial Advocacy, 2011; Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services Training Seminar, 2011; Maine Licensed Private Investigators Association, Annual Seminar, 2011.
207-213-1492
Credit Cards Accepted

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Defense
  • General Litigation
  • Professional Licensing Boards
Ratings

Overall Client Rating

in Criminal Law and General Practice
 
4.8 out of 5.0
Communication Ability
5.0
Responsiveness
5.0
Quality of Service
5.0
Value for Money
4.0
  • Data based on 4 reviews
  • Recommended by 4 Client(s)
  • Last reviewed on 05/18/16
Posted by a Consumer on 05/18/16
5.0 out of 5.0
Very professional with fantastic communication skills. One of the best professional service individuals I've ever interacted with.
Posted by a Consumer on 06/03/13
5.0 out of 5.0
Walked me threw everything, always was there to answer any questions that I had.
Posted by a Consumer on 07/08/11
5.0 out of 5.0
Excellent reputation.
Posted by a Consumer on 01/27/11
4.0 out of 5.0
Again this individual is a professional and a doesn't beet around the bush either.
AV Rated
4.8/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Criminal Law, Trial Practice, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, General Practice, Accidents, Litigation, Civil Liability and Civil Litigation
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
Legal Knowledge
4.8/5
Analytical Capabilities
Analytical Capabilities
4.8/5
Judgment
Judgment
4.8/5
Communication Ability
Communication Ability
4.9/5
Legal Experience
Legal Experience
4.8/5
Peer Reviews (28)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 05/23/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 05/14/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
A very skilled lawyer.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 04/12/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 03/16/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 03/16/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 08/03/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Excellent attorney.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 07/21/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 07/19/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Av deserving.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/27/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
One the highest regarded lawyers in the profession. He is worthy of AV recognition
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/24/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Walt is one of the best criminal defense lawyers in the State.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 06/08/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 05/12/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 05/07/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Excellent lawyer.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 05/07/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 04/20/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 04/19/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 04/18/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
In all of my professional dealings with Mr. McKee, he has demonstrated outstanding legal abilities and demonstated his commitment to the highest ethical standards.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 04/18/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Walter is a highly competent and successful lawyer. He is well respected throughout the State of Maine. I highly recommend him for your highest rating.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 12/17/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 11/27/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
excellent attorney
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 11/27/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Walter McKee is a leader in the Maine Bar in the area of criminal defense. He is an outstanding lawyer in all respects.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 11/25/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Walter is an extremely hard working, competent, professional and ethical lawyer. I wholeheartedly recommend him for your highest rating.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 11/25/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Staff Lawyer on 11/25/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Member on 06/08/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 12/17/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Overall an excellent attorney.
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.4/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/13/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
1.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 11/25/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
1/5
Analytical Capabilities
1/5
Judgment
1/5
Communication Ability
1/5
Legal Experience
1/5
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Member
Admission Details
Admitted in 1993, South Carolina
1994, Maine and U.S. District Court, District of Maine
1995, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
1999, U.S. Supreme Court
Credit Cards Accepted
Law School Attended
University of Maine School of Law
Class of 1993
J.D.
University Attended
University of Maine
Class of 1989
B.A.
summa cum laude
Military
Captain, Maine Army National Guard, 1996-2004
Special Agencies
Chair, Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices.
Associations & Memberships
Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member, Board of Directors, 1995-1998; 2003-;President, 2006-2008); Kennebec County Bar Association (Treasurer, 2002-2004; Vice President, 2004-2006; President, 2006-2008); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Maine Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Governors, 2006-); American Association for Justice.
Representative Cases
Hebert v. International Paper Co., 638 A.2d 1161 (Me. 1994); U.S. v. Lagasse, 87 F.3d 18 (1st Cir. 1996); State v. Nelson, 714 A.2d 832 (Me. 1998); Legasse v. Bangor Publishing Co., 741 A.2d 442 (Me. 1999) Gafner v. Down East Community Hospital, 735 A.2d 969 (Me. 1999); U.S. v. Destefano, 201 F.3d 429 (1st Cir. 1999); U.S. v. Meader, 195 F.3d 66 (1st Cir. 1999); Newbury v. Virgin, 802 A.2d 413 (Me. 2002); U.S. v. Hartsock, 253 F.Supp.2d 24 (Me. 2003); Evans v. Willingham, 413 F.Supp.2d 155, 159-60 (D.Conn.2006); Muther et al. v. Flaherty et al., 2011 ME 32, 2011 ME 33, 2011 ME 34.
Hobbies & Interests
Running, Mountaineering, Alpine and Nordic Skiing, Classical Violin.

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
McKee Billings, LLC, P.A.
133 State Street,
Augusta, ME 04330-5605
U.S.A.
Phone
207-620-8294
Fax
207-620-8297
Office Information
Office Information
Walter F. McKee
Member
McKee Billings, LLC, P.A.
133 State Street,
Augusta, ME 04330-5605

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McKee Billings, LLC, P.A. (Augusta, Maine)