Stephanie N. Strouse has been named to the New England Rising Stars® list as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in Maine for 2011. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. Stephanie focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning, probate, estate and trust administration, fiduciary taxation, guardianships and conservatorships, charitable and non-profit organizations. Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.