Attorney Profile

With Michael G. Friedman, Esq., P.A., you’ll work with an experienced legal professional who holds a keen understanding of your situation.

What We Offer

While our team has a proven track record of success in negotiations and courtroom proceedings, they’re also lifelong learners who remain abreast of the latest developments in areas related to your case. When you come to Michael G. Friedman, ESQ., P.A., expect to hit the ground running with somebody who’s already a step ahead of the game.

Michael G. Friedman


Mike has been working in the legal field for over 30 years, first as a paralegal in New York City, then with a medium-size firm in New Jersey before moving his practice and residence to Maine in 2001. Mike brings to every challenge this experience to handle a variety of legal matters, including complex commercial and residential real estate transactions, civil litigation, wills, and estate administration, and general corporate counsel. Mike appears in a multitude of tribunals in the State of Maine, including the District Courts, Probate Courts, Superior Courts, Supreme Court, municipal land use boards, and local boards of selectmen.

Mike brought his family to Maine to partake in all things outdoors that Maine has to offer. You can often catch Mike and his family on the local ski slopes but more likely dogsledding on nearby snowy trails. Mike had been an organizer for the Bridgton Musher’s Bowl sled dog races for over a decade and has run sled dogs recreationally in the hills and mountains of Western Maine for just as long. Mike lives in Lovell with his wife Patty, daughters Bailey and Laura, and a backyard full of huskies.


  • New York Law School, Juris Doctor 1990
  • Rutgers University, Bachelor of Arts 1983


  • New Jersey – 1990
  • Maine – 1999
  • New Hampshire – 2002


  • Maine State Bar Association
  • New Hampshire State Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Greater Bridgton Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 2003-2009, President 2006-2008
  • Greater Lovell Land Trust, Board of Directors 2004-2014
  • South Branch Watershed Association, Technical Advisory Committee 1996-2000
  • Kendall C. and Anna Ham Charitable Foundation – 2017-present

Tammy A. Anderson

Legal Assistant/Office Manager

Tammy Anderson

Tammy joined the team in August of 2008 with an Associate’s Degree from Andover College in Business Administration. She also worked at Hancock Lumber for more than 15 years on several management teams and as an executive assistant. Being a true native of Maine, Tammy was born and raised in Bridgton and lives in Harrison with her husband, Ernie, and their daughter, Britta, and a yellow lab named Daisy. Tammy has also been a volunteer or race director for the Harrison Recreation Department’s annual road race for several years. When she’s not at work, you can find her listening to her talented husband and daughter musicians singing and playing guitar - or enjoying the great outdoors with friends and family, boating on Long Lake, or off on an adventure hiking, biking, skiing, or snowmobiling somewhere in beautiful New England.

Shannon L. McConkey

Legal Assistant

Shannon McConkey

Shannon has worked as a legal assistant for the past 14 years and joined this office in June of 2019. During that time, she has acquired a vast array of knowledge in the legal field. Shannon was born and raised in Bridgton, Maine, and lives in nearby Harrison with her husband, Cliff, and their two children, Austin and Emma. When she is not at work, she is a busy wife and mother. She loves to read, cheer on the New England Patriots and spend time with family and friends.

Trisha A. Grinnell

Office Assistant


Trish has worked as a customer service and office assistant in various industries for over 25 years. From property and casualty insurance, construction, lodging, and health care her goal has always been to support individuals and work together, as a team to provide the best possible result. She joined the team in March of 2022. Trish moved to Harrison in 2005, from Rhode Island, where she grew up. She lives with her husband Dwayne and their dog Cass. When she is not at work you can find her spending time with her husband and their dog. Trish has volunteered for the cancer resource center of Western Maine as an office support person as well as a care provider for those who have been affected by cancer. She enjoys working in the yard, gardening, listening to music, campfires, and spending time with family and friends.