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

News

Available Take-Home Methadone Doses for Patients

Attorney Jim Cohen was mentioned in a Portland Press Herald article, "Methadone restrictions relaxed during pandemic, but not for everyone." The article describes the recent relaxed federal restrictions for the drug, due to the...

Publication/Podcast

Should Health Care Employers Prepare for COVID-19 As A Work-Related Injury?

While we know that everyone is being bombarded with COVID-19 recommendations, advice, news, and data, another important issue to manage in the workplace is the possibility of COVID-19 infection, if acquired at work and...

Publication/Podcast

Executive Order Temporarily Modifies Requirements for In-Person Notarization and Acknowledgement in Maine

On April 8, 2020, Maine Governor Janet Mills signed an Executive Order titled “An Order Temporarily Modifying Certain In-Person Notarization and Acknowledgement Requirements.” The purpose of this Order is to enable citizens to execute...

Event

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...

Blog

Commercial Co-Ventures: What You Need to Know During a Pandemic

News

Maine's 'Thoughtful' and 'Aggressive' Response to COVID-19

On Wednesday, April 8, the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce had its first ever virtual Eggs & Issues, moderated by Jim Cohen, volunteer board president of the Portland Community Chamber of Commerce and Verrill...

Blog

Financial Institutions . . . In the News

Hundreds of business owners filing federal aid applications with lenders. ( Portland Press Herald 4.6.2020) Maine Securities Administrator Judith Shaw cautions to be careful of scammers. ( Central Maine 4.6.2020) New Dimensions Federal Credit...

Matter

Management Inefficiency

Verrill represented Emera in its 2017 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC, which included: defeating Staff's proposed reduction to allowed return on equity for "management inefficiency;" approval of new expenditures, such as an...

Matter

Management Audit

Verrill represented Emera in its 2016 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC. The case involved issues relating to significant new capital investments, including Emera's new customer information system and a controversial substation investment...

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...