Paul Peck receives the President’s Award from MEREDA

On January 29, 2013, Drew Sigfridson, President of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), the state’s leading organization for commercial real estate professionals, presented Paul Peck with the President’s Award, a discretionary award given in recognition of someone who has “significantly stepped up to the plate on MEREDA’s behalf.”  MEREDA recognized Paul’s passion… Read more »

Attorney Andrew Pierce recently graduated from the Institute of Civic Leadership’s Young Emerging Leaders program

On December 18, 2012, Attorney Andrew Pierce recently graduated from the Institute of Civic Leadership’s Young Emerging Leaders program.  Each year, the program trains 30 young Maine professionals to serve at the executive level of various nonprofit organizations in the Portland area.  Following graduation, Andy will be volunteering for North Yarmouth Academy.

Art Cerullo receives award from the American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic

In 2009, Maine attorney Arthur A. Cerullo met with the Board of the American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic to help them through a difficult financial and organizational transition. As a volunteer representative of the national board of the American Lung Association (ALA), he had been assigned to oversee their restructuring.  Despite their cordial reception,… Read more »

Estate, Gift, and Generation skipping tax planning during uncertain times

There is a unique gifting opportunity between now and the end of the year and this update addresses this information. Therefore, if you plan to send a gift you should do so as soon as possible. For additional assistance or questions contact Jennifer Richard or Stephanie Strouse.

Douglas F. Britton to speak at Maine Condominium Forum & Expo

Douglas F. Britton will participate as a speaker at the upcoming Maine Condominium Forum & Expo to be held on September 22, 2012, by the Community Associations Institute (CAI) at the Wyndham Hotel in Portland Maine. Douglas represents nearly 50 different condominium and homeowner associations in Maine as a part of his legal practice and has… Read more »

Young Emerging Leaders pilot class list announced

Julia Pitney has been selected to participate in the Institute for Civic Leadership’s “Young Emerging Leaders” program. The pilot program is an interactive and innovative leadership training program that ultimately matches participants with a Maine nonprofit board upon which to serve.

Stephanie Strouse elected to Board of Maine Estate Planning Council

Attorney Stephanie N. Strouse has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Maine Estate Planning Council (“MEPC”). The MEPC is an interdisciplinary group of estate planning professionals, including attorneys, certified public accountants, certified financial planners, chartered financial consultants, chartered life underwriters, and trust officers.  For more information about the MEPC, visit

Douglas F. Britton completed the update course as a part of his ongoing SBA 504 Loan Closing Certification with NADCO

Douglas F. Britton attended the “504 Loan Closing Update Course” held on May 2, 2012 by the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) in Orlando, Florida. As one of the few attorneys in Maine certified to close loans for the U.S. Small Business Administration 504 Loan Program, Douglas completed the update course as a part of… Read more »

Douglas F. Britton attends Municipal Officers Dinner

As a Board member of the Scarborough Community Chamber, Douglas Britton, Esq., along with other SCC Board members attended the Municipal Officers Dinner hosted by the SCC on March 6th at Camp Ketcha on Black Point Road in Scarborough. The Municipal Officers Dinner is an annual event organized by the SCC to highlight the activities… Read more »