Products Liability

The firm has defended manufacturers and distributors, as well as their insurers, against a wide range of products liability claims including allegedly defective motor vehicles, industrial machinery, consumer products, medications, downhill skis, fireworks, and medical devices.

Workers’ Compensation

From the time of its founding, Norman Hanson DeTroy has been a leader in the workers’ compensation defense practice, representing employers, third party administrators, and insurers throughout the state. The firm’s members and associates have nearly 150 years of combined experience in defending workers’ compensation claims. While there have been dramatic changes in the law… Read more »

Trials & Litigation

Norman Hanson DeTroy was founded in 1975 based on an uncompromising commitment to excellence in the representation of our clients in the state and federal courts of Maine. Our clients trust us to provide experienced, strategic advice in all aspects of civil litigation because they know we have a proven record of successful results. Our… Read more »

Tax-Deferred Exchanges

At Norman Hanson DeTroy, we offer our clients the benefit of expertise and experience in structuring and executing tax deferred exchange transactions under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code. These transactions allow an owner of property to defer the gain realized (and the related state and federal taxes) if there is a contemporaneous acquisition… Read more »

Tax Planning, Compliance & Appeals

Norman Hanson DeTroy offers over thirty years of experience providing income tax planning advice and representing clients in front of the Internal Revenue Service and the Maine Revenue Services. We offer a broad range of strategic tax planning and structuring advice, as well as counsel about the tax implications of property and business sales and… Read more »

Real Estate Transactions & Litigation

We at Norman Hanson DeTroy understand that each real estate related transaction and project is unique. Our experienced real estate law practice group effectively represents developers and other clients in a broad range of real estate matters. Our clients include property owners, developers, lenders, debt and equity investors, landlords, tenants, brokers and property managers. All… Read more »

Probate & Estate Administration

Probate matters involve a wide range of life experiences, and the attorneys at Norman Hanson DeTroy can see you successfully through all of them. Out attorneys are adept at adopting a child, probating a deceased friend’s or family member’s Last Will and Testament, administering a deceased person’s estate, and establishing the guardianship or conservatorship of… Read more »

Personal Injury

Norman Hanson DeTroy has many of Maine’s best trial attorneys, and we are widely regarded as one of Maine’s best jury trial firms. If you or a loved one has been injured in a motor vehicle or construction accident, or if you are dealing with the terrible burden of a wrongful death claim, let us… Read more »

Nonprofit & Tax-Exempt Organizations

Norman Hanson DeTroy provides a comprehensive variety of services for nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, including formation under state law; obtaining tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service; and advice on structure and governance of the nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations to preserve the tax-exempt status, including avoidance of the private inurement, unrelated business income and excessive… Read more »

Medical Professional Licensing

The attorneys of Norman Hanson DeTroy represent health care practitioners of all kinds in matters affecting their professional licensure. We defend our clients before the Board of Licensure in Medicine, the Board of Osteopathic Licensure, the Board of Dental Examiners, the Board of Nursing, the Board of Social Work Licensure, the Board of Pharmacy, and… Read more »