Serving Central and Western Maine for over 35 years.

David Sanders, Lawyer

David Sanders

David Sanders has been a lawyer for over 40 years, first as an attorney in the Governor’s Office in 1974 and then, in 1976, as an Assistant District Attorney in Franklin, Oxford and Androscoggin Counties.  For the past 35 years he has been in private practice with an emphasis on family law, criminal defense and personal injury cases.  He has been selected to serve for multiple terms on the Board of Overseers of the Bar, Maine’s Civil Rules Committee and the Code of Professional Conduct Committee.

David enjoys spending time in and around his home in Mt. Vernon and is especially interested in any pursuits he can take part in with his wife, children and granddaughter.  For many years he has been an avid collector of old books and vinyl L.P.’s.


Woody Hanstein, Attorney

Woody Hanstein

Woody Hanstein has been a lawyer for nearly 35 years.  He first worked as a Navy JAG officer in both Charleston, S.C. and at the Brunswick Naval Air Station, and then was an Assistant District Attorney in Franklin County.  Since 1987 he has been in private practice with an emphasis on criminal defense and personal injury trial work.

He currently serves on the Maine Legislature’s Criminal Law Advisory Committee and has also been appointed to sit on the Maine Supreme Courts’ Advisory Committee on Professional Responsibility.

Woody has frequently lectured fellow Maine lawyers on a variety of topics, and he also teaches law-related courses at the University of Maine at Farmington.  In his spare time he has written six mystery novels, coaches the UMF rugby team and is the director of the Titcomb Mountain Ski Patrol.


Tom Carey at his desk

Thomas J. Carey

Thomas J. Carey has been practicing law for almost 10 years.  He has many years of experience handling complex divorces and family law issues.  He has a great deal of family law litigation experience that includes trial experience with: financial issues, child issues, guardianship, and PFAs.

He also has, for many years, represented serious felony criminal matters as well as OUI and domestic violence matters.  Tom has received not guilty verdicts in felony domestic violence jury trial and OUI jury and bench trials.

In his free time he enjoys downhill and cross country skiing with his wife and young child as well as fly fishing in local rivers.

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