With more than 25 years of legal experience, Lawrence Law has been helping clients in a number of practice areas, including personal injury, civil litigation, business, family law, and real estate. Our location in South Berwick, Maine positions us strategically to counsel clients in both Maine and New Hampshire; we are expertly versed in both states’ laws.
Most importantly, every one of our clients is important to us and deserves our full attention. We place a high emphasis on understanding client needs, responding promptly, communicating personally, and protecting confidentiality. We strive to listen attentively, be honest, and to always be forthcoming so as to forge a professional bond of mutual trust and respect.
Meet Attorney Mark Lawrence
Mark W. Lawrence is a skilled negotiator with more than 25 years experience practicing law. Mark is uniquely qualified to serve Mainers and New Hampshirites. His vast knowledge of laws in both states and his location on the border between the two positions him as a valuable advocate for his clients and a resource to fellow attorneys.
When it comes to legal issues, Mark has seen it all. His deep understanding ranges from real estate transactions, boundary disputes, personal injury, divorce litigation, criminal matters, zoning issues, will contests, trusts, estate planning and bankruptcies for individuals and organizations. He is also passionate about issues regarding social responsibility, and is proud to be a trusted ally to those who may be discriminated against. As his colleagues say, he’s a lawyer “for the people.” Mark understands his clients–what’s important to them, what motivates them, what worries them–just as well as he understands the law. It’s his humanity that makes his clients proud to call him their lawyer.
A 12-year veteran of the Maine State Legislature, Mark was involved in writing many of the significant changes in Maine law in the 1990s. And as a two-term York county District Attorney, Mark prosecuted numerous criminal matters and oversaw all criminal and civil prosecutions brought by the 15 assistant district attorneys who worked for him in Maine’s second largest prosecutorial district. During his tenure, Mark’s office handled approximately 100,000 matters, giving him a unique perspective to fully understand all angles of the community in which he served.
Mark is admitted to the bar in Maine and New Hampshire and is a member of numerous legal societies including the York County Bar Association, the Maine State Bar Association, the New Hampshire Bar Association, the Maine Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice. He established the Lawrence Charitable fund and annually donates a percentage of profits earned by the firm to assist programs within his community. He lives in South Berwick with his wife and daughters.
Meet Attorney Andrew Strosahl
As a former mariner, Andrew Strosahl will help navigate legal matters with you. He’s ready, willing and able to offer practical advice and efficient solutions.
After spending years at sea as a merchant mariner, Andrew came ashore for law school. He stayed, having weathered the bar exam, and ventured to Washington, D.C. as a fellow with the Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship in the U.S. Senate. Later, he was a leader in government affairs for the U.S.-flag maritime industry. Now he is home in New England and eager to assist clients out of his office in South Berwick, Maine.
Andrew earned a bachelor’s degree from Maine Maritime Academy. He later earned his J.D. (cum laude) from the University of Maine School of Law where he also received the Pro Bono Publico Award and the Outstanding Scholastic Achievement: International and Oceans Law recognition.
He practices law in both Maine and New Hampshire in the maritime, transportation, energy, real estate, government affairs sectors, to name a few. He is currently a member of the Maine State Bar Association, Maritime Law Association, York County Bar Association, the Propeller Club of Portsmouth, NH and the Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Services and Finance Industries.
Andrew is on the Board of Directors of the Maine Maritime Academy Alumni Association, Leadership Seacoast, and the Executive Committee of the Dover Democratic Committee. Aside from making nautical puns, Andrew enjoys adventures with his wife Jessica and dog Betty. They can often be seen walking downtown and near their home in Dover, New Hampshire.