Kristy M. Hapworth focuses her practice at Rudman Winchell on estate planning and probate litigation. She is a member of the Maine State Bar Association, the Penobscot County Bar Association, and the John Waldo Ballou Inn of Court. She also serves as one of three members of the Board of Selectmen for the Town of Burnham.
Kristy grew up in Burnham and graduated from Maine Central Institute in 2009. She went on to attend the University of Maine, graduating summa cum laude in 2013. She earned a bachelor of arts in Psychology, with a concentration in Abnormal Psychology, as well as minors in Legal Studies, Political Science, and the Constitution and American Law.
After graduating from the University of Maine, Kristy attended law school at the University of Maine School of Law in Portland. During her time at Maine Law, she authorized the “prize brief” in a class-wide appellate competition and earned an Outstanding Brief award at the 2015 Duberstein Moot Court Competition – a national bankruptcy moot court competition. In her third year, she was a Co-Chair of Maine Law’s Moot Court Board and worked as student attorney in the Prisoner Assistance Clinic. She graduated summa cum laude in 2016 and was the recipient of the Ginoux Award for Appellate Advocacy.
Kristy currently resides in Burnham with her husband, Patrick. While they enjoy Maine outdoors – particularly hiking and golfing in the summer – Kristy devotes most of her free time to candlepin bowling. She travels throughout New England and Canada to compete in candlepin leagues and tournaments year-round.
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