Sidney St. F. Thaxter

Sidney St. F. (“Pete”) Thaxter chairs the firm’s Estate Planning and Probate Practice Group at Curtis Thaxter. For more than thirty years, he has led the estate group and has also focused on business succession and traditional estate planning.  He continues to represent beachfront property owners in protecting the oceanfront property owners from claims by towns, the State, neighbors and the public.

Pete has worked with multiple generations of the firm’s clients and their families to help them through their estate tax and business succession planning.


  • Reginald Huber Smith Fellow Attorney, 1972-1975
  • J.D., Boston College Law School, 1972
  • B.A., Asian History, Middlebury College, 1967

Community Service

Pete has served on the Portland School Committee, Portland Charter Commission, the Maine Community Foundation, the Greater Portland Chambers of Commerce as Chair, the Portland Historical Preservation Committee, as Chairman & Vice Chair, and the Board Network. Pete currently serves as Chair of the Institute for Civic Leadership.


Contact Sidney St. F. Thaxter

Curtis Thaxter LLC
One Canal Plaza, Suite 1000
PO Box 7320
Portland, Maine  04112-7320
Phone: 207.774.9000, ext. 222
Fax: 207.775.0612


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  • Maine

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