Stephen A. Canders
Over the course of his legal career, Steve has tried cases in Maine, Texas, and California, and he is admitted to practice in Maine, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the U.S. Tax Court. He has experience in a wide variety of matters including commercial, real estate, business organizations, estate planning, probate and trust law and trademarks and other intellectual property. For six years, he was general counsel to the Finance Authority of Maine and has handled numerous complex commercial transactions.
Steve is the founder of Maine Legal Associates, P.A., which merged on January 1, 2016 with Fairfield & Associates, P.A., to which he is Of Counsel.
Born in Portland, he has practiced in The County, the Augusta area, Portland and now York County, and he currently lives in Kennebunk with his wife, Joan, also an attorney. He is also currently a member of the Adjunct Faculty of York County Community College, teaching Business Law.