Stephen B. Wade

USA: Maine

Skelton, Taintor & Abbott
95 Main Street
Maine 04210

Tel: +1 207 784 3200
Fax: +1 207 784 3345


Steve Wade is a shareholder of the firm of Skelton, Taintor & Abbott in Auburn, Maine. He has served as the firm’s hiring partner and has served on the firm’s management committee. Steve has devoted his 30-year career to representing individuals who have been injured as a result of the negligence of others. He has represented hundreds of individuals, each of whom has experienced a traumatic event that has resulted in their injury or in the death of a loved one.

Steve is one of Maine’s top trial lawyers and an invited member of some of the most prestigious trial lawyer organizations in the world: The International Society of Barristers, an honor society of trial lawyers chosen by their peers on the basis of excellence and integrity in advocacy. Steve presently sits on the Board of Governors of the International Society of Barristers; The Academy of Trial Advocacy, a group who selects those who are regarded by peers in the personal injury bar as among the most ethical and accomplished trial attorneys in their respective states (presently there are only five in Maine); and Litigation Counsel of America, a highly selective honorary society which selects attorneys based upon effectiveness and accomplishments in litigation.

He has been named in Best Lawyers® in America since 2008 in the areas of personal injury, insurance and products liability. He also has been listed in New England Super Lawyers since 2007 in the areas of personal injury, product liability and medical malpractice, and holds an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating in the distinguished legal directory, Martindale-Hubbell®* Chambers & Partners is an independent, international lawyer rating organization based in London, England. They rank lawyers and law firms around the world based on the research of 150 full time editors and researchers. They conduct in-depth interviews of lawyers and clients to come up with their ratings. They have listed Steve as a leader in the field, their highest ranking. He is a former president of the Androscoggin County Bar Association.

Your daily activity and routine can be disrupted without warning when you are seriously injured in an accident caused by the wrongful or negligent acts of another. A personal injury can put your financial future in jeopardy, so it is vital that you understand your rights when you are hurt. Through a personal injury lawsuit, you can hold the person who caused your injury accountable and seek compensation for your damages.

If you need advice about your personal injury claim, the Lewiston-Auburn lawyers of Skelton, Taintor & Abbott can help by reviewing your case and discussing all available legal options. We have been a mainstay of the Maine legal community since 1853, and have proudly represented generations of clients in a full range of legal services.

Skelton, Taintor & Abbott is committed to providing the best results for our clients as effectively and economically as possible.

Skelton, Taintor & Abbott is a full-service law firm located in downtown Auburn, Maine. We provide legal counsel and representation to a diverse group of individuals, businesses and governmental organizations. Our commitment to excellence has won us the trust and admiration of a growing number of clients and has earned us a reputation as one of Maine’s most respected law firms.

As a multifaceted law firm, Skelton, Taintor & Abbott has expertise in a number of practice areas. Several of our attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America. Our litigators practice in both state and federal trial courts in such matters as personal injury, divorce, bankruptcy, employment and commercial issues. The firm also offers a full range of non-litigation services including real estate, business law, financial planning, wills and trusts, media, tax planning, education, labor, public utility and health care.

For more than a century and a half, clients have turned to us for legal insight and experience. Since 1853 our firm has been an integral part of Maine, building strong relationships and contributing to the communities we serve. Our attorneys take pride in continuing the firm’s long-standing traditions. They donate their time and expertise to community boards, executive committees, charitable causes and civic activities – while consistently delivering successful results for our clients.