Jennifer Nichols Ferguson is an experienced personal injury lawyer who is well-respected within the Maine legal community. A long-time resident of Lewiston, ME, she has been with Fales & Fales, P.A. since 1989. She has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for her clients through effective settlement negotiations and strategic trial representation.
As a result of Jennifer’s experience and reputation, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court has appointed her to serve on a number of its committees. Trusting her professional integrity and broad litigation experience, other attorneys regularly call on Jennifer to serve as a private arbitrator or mediator for their clients’ legal disputes. Jennifer’s legal ability, her involvement in the legal profession, and her case results make her one of the most highly-respected personal injury lawyers in the Lewiston area.
Jennifer attended college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating with honors in 1978. After moving to Maine, she enrolled at the University of Maine School of Law in 1980. While in law school, Jennifer served as the Articles Editor for the University of Maine Law Review. She graduated cum laude in 1983. She was admitted to practice law in the Maine State Courts and the United States District Court for the District of Maine later that year.
Upon graduating from law school, Jennifer enjoyed the privilege of clerking for a year for the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. She subsequently entered private practice, and eventually joined Fales & Fales, P.A. Today, she owns the firm with her husband, Anthony K. Ferguson, who joined the firm in 1986.
Along with her other professional activities, Jennifer is a member of numerous associations. These include: the American Association for Justice, the Maine Trial Lawyers Association, the Androscoggin County (Maine) Bar Association, the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the City of Lewiston Historic Preservation Board. Jennifer’s past civic and professional involvement has included membership on the Central Maine Medical Center School of Nursing Board of Trustees and the Central Maine Medical Center Development Committee. She has also served as the Public Administrator for Androscoggin County.
Jennifer’s Areas of Practice
Jennifer’s legal practice focuses on representing individuals who have suffered serious injuries, and families who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents. She is passionate about helping her clients, and is committed to holding the responsible parties accountable for her clients’ losses. She regularly handles a wide variety of personal injury and wrongful death claims, including those involving:
- Car and motorcycle accidents
- Dog bites
- Slip and fall accidents
- Trucking accidents
As noted above, Jennifer also serves as an arbitrator and mediator for civil disputes, and she provides experienced legal representation in criminal cases as well.
A Passionate Advocate for Victims and their Families
Since joining Fales & Fales, P.A., Jennifer has helped numerous clients recover the money they need to cover their medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, funeral expenses, and other losses. She has decades of experience fighting for her clients’ interests in settlement negotiations and in the courtroom. Jennifer takes a personal interest in her clients’ individual circumstances and believes firmly in using the civil justice system to achieve the outcomes her clients deserve.
Speak with Maine Personal Injury Lawyer Jennifer Nichols Ferguson about Your Case
If you would like to speak with attorney Jennifer Nichols Ferguson, you can call Fales & Fales, P.A. at (888) 526-9408. You can also send Jennifer an email directly. Fales & Fales, P.A. handles all Maine personal injury cases on contingency and advances the costs of litigation, so you pay nothing unless you secure financial compensation.
J.D., University of Maine School of Law, Portland, ME, 1983
Articles Editor, University of Maine Law Review, 1982-1983
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1978
Graduated with honors in Economics
Phi Beta Kappa
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State of Maine Courts, 1983
United States District Court, District of Maine, 1983
Law Clerk to Maine Supreme Judicial Court
Maine Supreme Judicial Court Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence
Maine Supreme Judicial Court Committee on Judicial Responsibility and Disability
American Association for Justice
Maine Trial Lawyers Association
Maine State Bar Association
Androscoggin County (Maine) Bar Association
National Directory of Criminal Lawyers
Public Administrator for Androscoggin County
Central Maine Medical Center School of Nursing Board of Trustees
Central Maine Medical Center, Development Committee
City of Lewiston Historic Preservation Board
State v. Edwards, 493 A.2d 1051 (Me. 1985)
Morrell v. Marshall, 501 A.2d 807 (Me. 1985)
State v. Cote, 507 A.2d 584 (Me. 1986)
Leadbetter v. Morse, 510 A.2d 524 (Me. 1986)
Beckler v. Beckler, 535 A.2d 433 (Me. 1987)
In re Swan, 569 A.2d 1202 (Me. 1990)
State v. Discher, 597 A.2d 1336 (Me. 1991)
State v. Savard, 659 A.2d 1265 (Me. 1995)
Doucette v. City of Lewiston, 1997 ME 157, 697 A.2d 1292
Levesque v. Levesque, 1997 ME 166, 697 A.2d 1309
Nadeau v. Pitman, 1999 ME 104, 731 A.2d 863
Carolan v. Bell, 2007 ME 39, 916 A.2d 945