Patrick W. Lyons

Shareholder

Ellsworth Office
204 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Phone: 207-992-4307
Fax: 207-942-3040

Patrick’s practice focuses on land use, municipal, and environmental law and permitting, representing clients before Maine courts and in local, state, and federal proceedings. He serves as legal counsel for a number of Maine municipalities, advising them on general administration, economic development, zoning, ordinance drafting, and enforcement actions, among other issues.

In addition, Patrick works with a number of businesses in Maine’s aquaculture industry, advising on issues such as permitting, compliance, contracts, and litigation. He also counsels cannabis businesses and municipalities on Maine’s adult use and medical marijuana laws.

Prior to joining Eaton Peabody, Patrick was a Term Law Clerk for the Hon. John A. Woodcock, Jr., United States District Court, District of Maine.

Patrick serves on the Ellsworth Planning Board and on the Board of Directors for Healthy Acadia. Patrick’s wife, Kourtney Collum, is a professor at the College of the Atlantic where she holds the Partridge Chair in Food and Sustainable Agriculture Systems. They live in Ellsworth with their son and many animals. Patrick’s hobbies include, but are not limited to, hiking, hunting, canoeing, disc golf, and spending time at his family’s camp.

Areas of Practice for Patrick W. Lyons

Bar Admissions

State of Maine
U.S. District Court, District of Maine

Education

University of Maine School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2015
– Faculty Significant Achievement Award
– Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award in Environmental Law
– President of the Environmental Law Society
– Articles Editor, Ocean and Coastal Law Journal
– Charles A. Harvey, Jr. Trial Practice Immersion Fellow
University of Maine, M.S., 2011
Bowdoin College, B.A., 2006

Memberships and Affiliations

Healthy Acadia, Board of Directors
City of Ellsworth Planning Board, Member
Maine State Bar Association, Member
John Waldo Ballou Inn of Court, Member
Penobscot County Bar Association, Member
E2Tech Council, Member

Honors

Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch 2021 and 2022 for Environmental Law and Land Use and Zoning Law