Chester & Vestal, P.A. has provided personalized legal representation to Southern Maine from its offices on Portland's Munjoy Hill for over 30 years.


Edwin Chester has been practicing law since 1977. For the last 25 years, Ned’s practice has focused almost exclusively on juvenile clients, representing adolescents in all Maine courts and in school disciplinary hearings. more >
Barbara Vestal has been practicing law in Maine since 1977. Barbara’s practice focuses on real estate, including assisting clients with the purchase and sale of real estate, development projects, and condominium conversion and management; probate... more >
Caroline Wilshusen has been an associate with Chester & Vestal since August 2008. Her practice is child-centered, representing adolescents in juvenile court, providing services as a guardian ad litem in both parental rights actions and protective custody matters ... more >

Areas of Practice

  • Representation of children and adolescents charged with offenses
  • Representation of parents or as guardian ad litem in child protective matters
  • Real estate including sales, purchase and condominium conversion
  • Social Security disability
  • Probate including guardianship, wills, and estate administration
  • Mediation or representation of parents in family matters involving children

Contact Us

Chester & Vestal, P.A.
107 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101
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Phone (207) 772-7426
Fax (207) 761-5822



Generally M-F, 8:00 to 5:00, but later appointments may be available to accommodate school and work schedules.