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 joined Collins & Crandall in 1974. 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 the incorporator for Penobscot Bay Medical Center and is currently serving on the Board of Trustees for both Northeast Health and Pen Bay Medical Center, and 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 just recently completed a two and one-half year term as its President. He is currently a member of the Fee Arbitration Commission of the Board of Overseers of the Bar. Stephen and his wife, Loie, live in Camden 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.
Robin Horvath has been Stephen’s assistant since 1986 and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.