Lucy Wess

Director of the Maine Agricultural Mediation ProgramLucille Wess
York Complex, Building 1, Orono, Maine 04473

Lucy Wess, Esq. is a professional mediator, educator, and trainer who lives in Frankfort, ME. She has extensive experience in a variety of meditation settings, including community mediation, CADRES family matters mediation in the Maine District Courts, and private mediation in family matters, probate, and other areas. Lucy works to promote inclusivity, compassionate curiosity, lifelong learning, and dignity through mindful and trauma-informed conflict resolution practices. She has also collaborated with students, staff, and administrators in various roles in higher education, including teaching History and Culture at SIAS International University in the People’s Republic of China. She enjoys vegetable and flower gardening, learning and practicing expressive arts and creative writing, reading historical fiction, teaching and practicing Yoga Nidra, building and repairing household projects, and daily outdoor adventures with her sweet, energetic beagle-mix, Maisy!


  • Master’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (M.A.I.S) in Peace & Reconciliation – University of Maine (2021)
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) – Valparaiso University School of Law (2010)
  • Master’s Degree in Sports Administration (M.S.) – Valparaiso University (2009)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in History & Social Studies Secondary Education (B.A.) – St. Francis University, PA (2003)

Work-related Certificates:

  • Licensed to Practice Law in the State of Pennsylvania (since 2010)

Professional Organization:

  • Maine Association of Mediators – Treasurer & Board of Governors Member