Oxford Hills Law
197 Park Street
P.O. Box 298
South Paris, ME 04281

Sarah L. Glynn

Sarah Glynn is a retired United States Navy Commander and has been practicing law since 1999. She concentrates her practice on family law, criminal law, and civil litigation in courts throughout Maine, but focuses her practice in Oxford, Androscoggin, Cumberland, and Franklin counties.

Born in Newport, Rhode Island, Sarah was the child of two educators who established the family homestead in the town of Foxborough, Massachusetts. Following in her parents’ footsteps, Sarah completed her Bachelor of Science in Education degree, with a dual major in Special Education and Elementary Education, from Westfield State College in Westfield Massachusetts in 1978. Faced with the prospect of settling into a calm life at the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, Sarah chose instead to join the Navy as an unrestricted line officer, a career choice that she immediately embraced for its demands, its challenges, and its tremendous professional and personal rewards.

Upon retirement from the Navy, Sarah selected the University of Maine School of Law in Portland to pursue her JD degree. Impressed with the high quality of life in the State of Maine, Sarah has remained and is delighted to have been welcomed into the community. Sarah lives in South Paris with her husband and their two sons and has a grown daughter, Erin, and a granddaughter, Eva, who reside in Washington State. She is active with several volunteer opportunities through Kiwanis, veterans service groups, and community bands.

* J.D., University of Maine Law School (1999)
* Westfield State College (1978), BS in Education, cum laude 

Bar Admissions
*United States District Court for the District of Maine
*United States Courts of Appeals for the First Circuit

Associations, Avocations, and other Vocations
*Maine Bar Association
*Oxford County Bar Association
*Oxford County Trial Lawyers Association
*Disabled American Veterans
*The Military Officers Association
*New England District of Kiwanis
*Norway-Paris Kiwanis Club
*American Legion Foster Carroll Post #72
*Volunteer Legal Services at Maine Veterans Home
*Volunteer Lawyers Project
*Fanfare Concert Band

A. Tucker Derstine

Tucker has been practicing with Oxford Hills Law since 2018. His practice is varied, but concentrates on criminal defense, family law, and civil litigation, as well as some probate and corporate work. Tucker’s practice areas are always expanding, and he welcomes new opportunities.

Tucker is a local. He was born and raised in the Oxford Hills region. He attended Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, then went on to study Criminology and Psychology at the University of Southern Maine. After graduating from USM, Tucker worked in the mental health field. He then earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Maine School of Law in Portland. While in law school, Tucker spent a year working in the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic, where he was sworn in as a student attorney in both the State and Federal courts. In his capacity as a student attorney, Tucker represented a variety of low-income Mainers in criminal matters, family law cases, protection from abuse cases, and pardons.

In his free time, Tucker enjoys exploring Maine and experiencing the outdoors with his dog. Depending on the season, you can find him skiing and snowmobiling, hiking, biking, camping, and fishing, and anything else Maine has to offer. Tucker also enjoys traveling, live music, and spending time with his friends and family.

*J.D., University of Maine School of Law (2018), cum laude.
*University of Southern Maine (2014), cum laude, dual major BA in Criminology and Psychology

Bar Admissions

*Maine Bar Association
*Oxford County Bar Association

Linda C. Russell 
of counsel

Linda Russell has been practicing law for over 20 years. Her current practice focuses on estate planning, probate and real estate, but over her career she has handled many different types of legal matters, representing individuals, businesses and governmental entities. No matter what the legal issue, she welcomes the opportunity to meet with clients, discuss ways to prevent trouble and find the right solutions for problems that have already occurred. 

Linda was born in Camden, New Jersey. After college she moved to Maine. She worked as a first mate on a fishing boat and a nursing home administrator before going to law school. After receiving her J.D., Linda clerked for the Honorable Daniel E. Wathen and Samuel W. Collins, Jr., Justices of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. She was a partner at Petruccelli, Martin & Haddow in Portland, Maine and, just prior to joining Sarah Glynn in the Oxford Hills, she taught sixth grade at Gilbert School in Augusta, and paralegal students at Andover College. Linda is married and has a son, Sean, who has his Master’s Degree in Library Science from the University of Buffalo. 

* J.D., University of Maine School of Law (1990), 
graduating in the top 10. 
* Albright College, Reading, PA. (1980), BS in Psychobiology, magna cum laude
*Extended Teacher Education Program (ETEP), University of Southern Maine (2005)

Bar Admissions
* Maine (1990)
* United States District Court for the District of Maine (1991)
*United States Supreme Court (2000)

Associations, Avocations and other Vocations
* Maine State Bar Association
* Small Woodlot Owners Association
* Maple Syrup Producer
* Concert Coordinator for the Bowdoin College Department of Music