Biography

Jen oversees litigation support and e-discovery for Verrill. She joined the firm as a paralegal in 2010 and also serves as the Paralegal Coordinator.

Before returning to Maine, Jen worked at Jackson & Campbell, P.C., in Washington, D.C. She brings her experience as a litigation paralegal and e-discovery specialist to support all stages of litigation, from collection and management of large data sets through trial.

Jen consults with legal teams to develop and implement cost-effective and defensible solutions for our clients. As an experienced user and administrator of multiple litigation support, case management, and trial presentation software, she can recommend technology solutions suited to the needs of the case. Jen enjoys working directly with clients and serving as a liaison between technical and legal professionals. She has experience developing data identification and collection strategies, implementing e-discovery plans, coordinating with service providers, managing large document review teams, and presenting evidence at trial.

Outside the office, you will find Jen enjoying a different outdoor sport each season and exploring Maine with her family. She is an avid knitter and enjoys volunteering with elementary students. She is on the Board of Directors of the Greater Portland Christian School.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Georgetown E-Discovery Training Academy
  • Hillsdale College  (B.S.)

Honors

  • Ipro Certified Eclipse SE Administrator
  • ACEDS Certified E-Discovery Specialist

Firm Highlights

Event

Central Maine Human Resources Association Chapter Meeting: Flexible Work Options

Employment and labor attorney Tawny Alvarez will be presenting at the Central Maine Human Resources Association Chapter Meeting. This month's chapter meeting will focus on flexible work options. Tawny will discuss how policy impacts...

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Political Service

Mayor, City of Portland (2005-2006) Portland City Council (2002-2008) Portland City Council Transportation Committee, Chair (2002-2005) Jetport Master Planning Committee, Chair (2005-2007) Greater Portland Transit District, Trustee (2002-2005) Narrow Gauge Rail Alignment Committee, Chair...

Publication/Podcast

PPP Math for the Self-Employed: And, Yes, There is Still Time

The Small Business Administration reports that as of May 23 it still had nearly $150 billion of untapped Paycheck Protection Program funds. The Program has been underutilized by self-employed business owners, in part due...

Blog

BABLO Issues Guidance on Reopening

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Community Service

Portland Regional Chamber, Chair (2012-14) Trustee (2008-16; 2019- present) Portland Community Chamber of Commerce, President (2019- ) Trustee (2016-present) Maine State Chamber of Commerce, Trustee (2009 - present) Project Green Schools, Advisory Trustee (2017-present...

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Webinar Materials: Avoiding Risk & Litigation in the COVID-19 Work Environment

On May 28, Verrill attorney Tawny Alvarez and MassPay's Paul Carelis presented "Avoiding Risk & Litigation in the COVID-19 Work Environment" and discussed unknowns and liabilities for businesses when returning to work begins. Our...

News

Bill is Passed for Eased Restrictions on PPP Loan

On June 3, the Senate passed the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, easing the restrictions on how businesses spend their Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, which may allow small business owners more room for qualifying...

Blog

Hand Sanitizer Relief for Distilled Spirits Extension

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2020 OHRP Exploratory Workshop

Health care attorney Emily Fogler will be presenting at the 2020 OHRP Exploratory Workshop in the third session, discussing sharing responsibilities and protecting participants - redefining roles in the single IRB era. Stay tuned...

News

PPP Loans May Trigger a Qui Tam Wave

On May 28, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly published an article, "PPP Loans Expected to Trigger Qui Tam Wave." In response to the 2020 financial crisis due to COVID-19, the Paycheck Protection Program was launched. Litigation...