Jane was born in Lewiston, Maine, where her great-grandfather started practicing law in 1895, followed by her grandfather, father, brother and cousins. Jane and her husband, Ed Bearor, graduated from the University of Maine School of Law in 1988, and they immediately settled in Bangor, where they raised their three, great kids.
Jane started the Maine Elder Law Firm in 2001 and merged with Rudman Winchell in 2014. She is honored to work with an experienced, creative, and compassionate team to provide quality legal services and peace of mind to the best clients. She focuses her practice in special needs planning for individuals with disabilities and in all aspects of elder law, especially incapacity planning, fiduciary representation, residents’ rights, and both proactive long-term care planning and crisis MaineCare planning. Jane is a past Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Maine State Bar Association and currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Maine Trust for People with Disabilities. Jane is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, ElderCounsel, and the Special Needs Alliance.