Who We Are


Leslie Silverstein

Leslie Silverstein has been in private practice since 1989. She has represented numerous victims of domestic violence, and has handled many complex asylum, disability, immigration, and family law cases. Attorney Silverstein is truly dedicated to serving the needs of her clients throughout Maine. Her philosophy stems from the belief that all clients deserve personal attention, ethical treatment, and exceptional representation.

Ms. Silverstein received her BS from Tulane University and her law degree from Tulane Law School. She is a member of the Maine State Bar, United States District Court/District of Maine, and the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and is the president of the Board of Directors of ILAP. She is the recipient of numerous awards for her work, including the prestigious ABA Pro Bono Publico Award for 2015.


Phil Notis

Philip A. Notis (Phil) was born and raised in Maine. He received his undergraduate degree from Boston College in 1985 and his law degree from Vermont Law School in 1988. Phil has the distinction of owning and operating his own law practice since the day he became licensed to practice law.

Phil has maintained a general practice for 28 years, focused on family law, child protective cases, landlord/tenant issues, and personal injury cases. He is well-versed in a variety of legal matters. Phil is known for his vigorous pursuit of justice, high ethical standards, and individualized attention to each client.

As a child of immigrants, Phil recalls as a youth children speaking English in his neighborhood and believing it was a foreign language. He learned the language of his immigrant parents first, and English second. Phil believes in the Statue of Liberty and feels strongly that immigrants are essential for Maine's future.