A founding member of the firm, Michael Macleod-Ball returned to Bergen & Parkinson in 2017 after more than a decade with a major national advocacy organization, where he managed a comprehensive federal civil rights and liberties advocacy program.  Since his return, Michael continues to provide strategic management and policy guidance to not-for-profit advocacy organizations.  He has also returned to his legal roots – serving as a trusted advisor to businesses and individuals on a wide range of commercial, corporate, and real estate matters.


  • Suffolk University Law School - 1989
  • University of Vermont - 1975

Bar Admissions

  • Maine
  • District of Columbia (retired status)

Professional Recognitions

  • Top Grassroots Lobbyists, The Hill (2016)
  • Top Grassroots Lobbyists, The Hill (2015)

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Maine State Bar Associatioin
  • Free Expression Network, Steering Committee (2007-17)
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Mississippi, Department of Legal Studies

The Estate Planning & Probate attorneys at Bergen & Parkinson, LLC provide sound and creative advice to individuals and families in structuring estate plans to meet their needs.

Bergen & Parkinson, LLC’s team of experience advocates handles cases of all sizes and levels of complexity in the courts and before various municipal boards and state agencies.

Our municipal attorneys have served as Town Attorney for municipalities throughout the state of Maine. They have also served as special counsel when special expertise is needed.

Our attorneys have experience in the full range of real estate transactions and issues. We offer representation in real estate law for both commercial and residential transactions.

Our firm offers Alternative Dispute Resolutions (ADR) which are a means of settling disputes outside of the courtroom. This includes mediations, arbitrations, and meeting facilitations.