Stephen Hanscom

With the firm since 1974, Stephen W. Hanscom comes from a long line of attorneys. Born in Sanford, Maine, on July 18, 1949, he attended Sanford High School and received his B.A. from Bowdoin College, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, in 1971. He received his J.D. from Boston University in 1974 and was admitted to both the Maine and Massachusetts Bars that same year. He is a member of the Knox County and Maine State Bar Associations and the Maine Trial Lawyers Association and a Bar Fellow. He has been Justice of the Peace for Knox County for the past 15 years. He has served on the Board of Directors for the William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, the Coastal Mountain Land Trust, Camden Yacht Club, and Camden Teen Center. He was an incorporator for Penobscot Bay Medical Center and is currently serving on the Board of Trustees for both Northeast Health and Pen Bay Medical Center. Stephen is also a former Commodore of the Rockport Boat Club. He continues to serve on many boards and in other capacities at the First Congregational Church in Camden and has served two terms as President. Stephen and his wife, Loie, live in Rockland and have three children.

His primary areas of focus are real estate law, business law, estate planning, and administration, particularly trusts and wills, and civil litigation. He has incorporated numerous S-corporations, non-profit corporations, and Limited Liability Companies, and established both Maine General and Limited Partnerships.

Tamika Chisolm is Stephen’s assistant and can be reached at