Biography

Jill joined the firm as a paralegal in 2003 focusing on domestic relations. Jill assists clients in the preparation of affidavits and financial statements, educates clients on process and procedure, assists the attorney in the analysis of settlement terms and agreements, and prepares all necessary documents during each phase of a divorce, post-judgment, or parental rights and responsibilities action. Jill organizes all pertinent client documents and files, assists with discovery, maintains trial calendars, and keeps informed of all applicable procedural, administrative, and case law.

Jill has served clients as a paralegal for the same attorney for more than 25 years. She has an associate degree in secretarial science and attained the status of Professional Legal Secretary after sitting for a two-day test. She is also a notary public.

Jill lives in Kennebunk with her husband and son. When she is not serving the needs of clients, Jill can be found baking a tasty treat, practicing yoga, competing in Tae Kwon Do tournaments all over New England, or walking on the beach with her dog.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Casco Bay College  (A.A.)

Firm Highlights

Matter

Copyright Litigation: Software

Defended equipment manufacturer in copyright dispute involving firmware for digital subscriber line access multiplexers (“DSLAMs”). Case resolved favorably.

Event

2021 Employment Law Annual Update Series: Part Eight

Join us for the eighth part of our 2021 Employment Law Annual Update! The virtual series will continue through the year on the third Thursday of each month . This year, we are taking...

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Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability Committee

In the spring of 2021, employment and labor attorney Beth Smith published an article in the American Bar Association's The Brief publication. Entitled "Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability Committee," Beth discusses how this committee...

Blog

Do you understand your Investment Policy Statement?

The Acme Rocket Sled Company Retirement Plan Administration Committee recently selected a new investment advisor for the company’s 401(k) plan. During the RFP process, the new advisor observed that the Investment Policy Statement (IPS...

Publication/Podcast

Can Nonprofits Require COVID-19 Vaccines?

On June 10, employment and labor attorney Tawny Alvarez spoke with Maine Association of Nonprofits for its blog post "Help Desk FAQ: Can Nonprofits Require COVID-19 Vaccines?" As MANP continues to receive questions from...

News

James A. Durham, Verrill's New COO

On August 3, Law360 covered the hire of James A. Durham as Verrill's new chief operating officer in an article, "Longtime Law Firm Executive Becomes Verrill Dana's COO." Durham has significant experience as a...

Event

MAME's 32nd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

Please join us as we sponsor MAME’s 32nd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament! Proceeds go to the MAME Scholarship Fund to help support students interested in entering the manufacturing and trade industry in Maine. At...

Blog

A Big Merci Beaucoup to Les Habitants

Oh, Canada, you give us ice hockey, maple syrup, Tom Hortons, and one stubborn province that had a noted aversion to “publicity contests.” But no more. Quebec has amended its laws concerning mandatory registration...

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Trademark Litigation: Software

Represented trademark owner in litigation with foreign software company. Successfully defeated motion to dismiss on jurisdictional grounds, which was affirmed on appeal. Also successfully defeated summary judgment motion, which resulted in case settling before...

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Verrill Welcomes Law Firm Industry Veteran, James Durham as New Chief Operating Officer

Contact Verrill at (855) 307 0700