Attorneys

Charles T. Ferris

Charles Thomas Ferris, Esq. was raised in Kingfield, Maine and attended Mt. Abram High School in Salem, Maine. Tom graduated from Colby College in Waterville in 1988, and received his law degree from Franklin Pierce Law/U.N.H. in 1992.

In 1992, Tom returned to Waterville, taking a job as an associate at a local firm. In 1997, Attorney Ferris started his own firm, which eventually grew to Ferris, Gurney, Grant & Crook, P.A.

Attorney Ferris resides in Waterville with his wife and two children. He has served as a board member of the Central Maine Apartment Owners Association, the United Way of Mid-Maine, and is a past Master of Masonic Lodge #204 in Kingfield. Attorney Ferris also served as a Maine State Democratic Party Committee Member and remains active in many local and state organizations.

Attorney Ferris specializes in Criminal Law, Civil Law, Bankruptcy, Family law, and Persona Injury Cases.

Scott E. Gurney

Scott is originally from Waterville, Maine. He is admitted to both the Maine State Bar and the United States Bar for the First District, and joined the firm in 2008. Mr. Gurney became a partner in 2010. He currently resides in central Maine with Deborah, his wife, and their two dogs, Maelle and Vivienne.

Areas of Practice: criminal law, family law, bankruptcy, and personal injury law.

Education: University of Maine at Orono (B.A., United States History)
Franklin Pierce Law School (now the University of New Hampshire Law School)

David W. Crook

David has been an active criminal trial attorney for over 38 years. During this time, Mr. Crook has represented either the State or a defendant in all categories of criminal cases. He estimates the number of cases that he has been directly involved in to be between 25,000 and 100,000.

Areas of Practice: criminal law.

Education: University of Maine at Orono (B.S.M., Eductation, 1968)
Brooklyn Law School (Juris Doctor, 1972)

Brad C. Grant

Brad joined Gurney & Crook in 2013 after representing the citizens of Kennebec and Somerset Counties as an Assistant District Attorney and Deputy District Attorney for fifteen years. During that time Mr. Grant tried hundreds of cases, whether it was in traffic court, District Court, or Superior Court. During his years as a prosecutor Mr. Grant handled appeals that went to the Law Court of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Appeals that Mr. Grant litigated have had a profound impact on the law in the State of Maine.

Mr. Grant’s ties to Central Maine are strong. A graduate of Waterville Senior High School, Mr. Grant returned to the area after attending law school in Ohio. As a public servant, Mr. Grant has taught numerous classes at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy, been involved with the Family Violence Project and even testified before the Maine State Legislature advocating or stronger laws to protect citizens from Stalking. In 2007 Mr. Grant was elected to the Winslow Town Council and played a significant role in implementing the Alternative Organizational Structure (AOS) #92 for Waterville, Winslow, and Vassalboro. The work of Mr. Grant and the other members of that committee has had the impact of saving hundreds of thousands of dollars to the taxpayers o the three communities in the last five years. In 2010 Mr. Grant was elected to the Winslow School Board where he serves on the Curriculum and Teacher Grown and Development Committees.

In his free time Mr. Grant likes to travel and spend time with his family.

Areas of Practice: Criminal law, family law, personal injury, appellate law and bankruptcy.

Education: University of Maine (B.A. 1989)
Ohio Northern University (Juris Doctorate 1992).