ROCKLAND — Laura E.S. Curtis of South Thomaston, a lawyer at the law firm of Strout & Payson, P.A., in Rockland, has been appointed by the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine to serve on the Board of Overseers to the Bar of the State of Maine. Curtis’ three-year term on the Board continues through June 14, 2022.
Established in 1978, the Board of Overseers of the Bar regulates the conduct of lawyers by enforcing the Maine Bar Rules and the Maine Rules of Professional Conduct adopted by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. The board is responsible for receiving and investigating grievance complaints against attorneys licensed in Maine. Curtis will serve as one of six lawyers on the board, which also includes three non-lawyer members who are recommended by the governor.
A native of York County, Curtis graduated cum laude from Harvard University in 2007, and received her law degree from the University of Maine School of Law in 2014. Curtis’ focus is in trust, estate and probate law, including guardianships and adoptions. Since re-locating her practice to the mid-coast, she has broadened her focus to include business law as well as general and business litigation.