Roger P. Asch, Esq.
Roger P. Asch is a Maine lawyer with over 30 years of experience. His practice focuses on estate planning and probate, business planning and organizations, and taxation.
Roger counsels clients who are individuals, families on estate planning matters relating to the transfer of wealth, wills, gifts, trusts (including revocable and irrevocable, nominee, life insurance and charitable trusts), nuptial (marital property) agreements (pre and post nuptial), conservation easements, health care powers of attorney, declarations of living wills, general durable powers of attorney, tax planning and trusts and estates tax and fiduciary compliance.
Roger also counsels business owners in the areas of selection of business entity, formation and dissolution of sole proprietorship, general partnership, corporation, limited partnership and limited liability company, agreements among entity principals, non-compete agreements, non- disclosure agreements, buy/sell agreements, service as Clerk, registered Agent and general counsel, negotiation and drafting for purchase or sale of business, commitment and loan documentation for financing transactions, general business contracts with vendors and service providers, leases or related real estate agreement and like-kind exchange agreements and facilitation.
Prior to law school, Roger worked for a small Boston based regional accounting firm, and passed the complete five part (two and a half day) CPA certification exam in one sitting. He has worked as a tax specialist for Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. He became a Certified Public Accountant in 1984. Prior to joining Drummond & Drummond, LLP, Roger worked for another Portland law firm for 8 years and also had a solo law practice, for 19 years.
He is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell.
Roger resides in Portland (previously in North Yarmouth) and has three adult children.
In his leisure time, Roger enjoys tennis and golf.
Boston University School of Law, LLM, Taxation, 1983
Boston College Law School, J.D.,1979
University of Miami School of Law, 1976-1977
Boston University School of Management, BSBA, Accounting,1975
Washington University, 1971-1973
Admitted to Practice
State of Maine, 1980
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1979
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. District Court, District of Maine
U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
Affiliations & Professional Memberships
Maine State Bar Association
(and its sections of taxation, elder law, and trusts and estates)
American Bar Association
(including its sections of real property, probate and trusts, and taxation).
Cumberland County Bar Association
Maine Estate Planning Council
Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants
Greater Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce
Temple Beth El Brotherhood
Children’s Museum of Maine
(past member of the Board of Directors and its Executive Committee)
75 State Street (past chairman and board member of its Board of Trustees)