Joyce Leary Clark, Esq. grew up on a small dairy farm in Saco. She graduated from Thornton Academy, Harvard University, and the University of Maine School of Law. She practiced in Scarborough, first with Picher & Barrett and later as Scarborough Legal Center until September of 2014, when the building where her office was located, Scarborough Common, burned down. She joined Prescott Jamieson Murphy Law Group in March of 2015.
Joyce represents clients in consumer bankruptcy cases, including Chapter 7 ("straight" bankruptcy) and Chapter 13 (payment plans). She also handles estate planning matters, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and advance healthcare directives. Joyce has helped numerous small business owners incorporate their businesses, and serves as corporate clerk for many. She also handles real estate transactions and probate matters. Joyce and her assistant, Penny Kacere, have worked together for over 20 years.