Biography

Katie pursued a career in the law because she is dedicated to helping others. As a member of Verrill's litigation team, Katie represents businesses and individuals in a wide variety of civil matters, including medical malpractice, complex commercial litigation, and catastrophic personal injury. Katie assists Verrill's skilled team of senior litigators with trial preparation, comprehensive legal research and writing, and is involved in all steps of case management.

Prior to joining Verrill, Katie worked at a private practice litigation firm, where she participated in the representation of individuals in personal injury, medical malpractice, and employment litigation. During law school, Katie represented numerous victims of domestic violence pro bono and successfully defended a New Hampshire Supreme Court appeal. Katie has a passion for oral advocacy, and competed on the UNH National Trial Team. She is a graduate of the Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program.

Before attending law school, Katie lived in Colorado, where she taught adaptive snowboarding and skiing to adults and children with mental or physical disabilities. Katie is an avid traveler and traveled solo around the world after college. When she is not in the office, Katie can be found outside, hiking, paddle boarding, biking, golfing, or snowboarding. Katie grew up in Wells, Maine, and now resides in Windham, Maine, on beautiful Highland Lake.

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Education

  • University of New Hampshire School of Law  (J.D.)
  • Eckerd College  (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire

Honors

  • Daniel Webster Scholar

Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire

Firm Highlights

Matter

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...

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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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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...

Blog

BABLO Issues Guidance on Reopening

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FINALLY!!! . . . SBA Guidance on the Forgiveness Math

The Punch Line : On Friday, May 15, the Small Business Administration published a new form entitled Loan Forgiveness Application Instructions for Borrowers which, at long last, provides a great deal of guidance on...

News

As the Economy Reopens, Businesses Must be Aware of Possible Lawsuits

On May 11, the Bangor Daily News published an article, "Lawsuits may be next battleground for businesses as pandemic economy reopens," where legal experts give insight on the lawsuits to come as businesses begin...

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Juggling the Costs of Reopening and Litigation: Try Mediation

State governments are creating paths to restart their economies. Businesses desperately want to start generating income and put the COVID-19 crisis behind them. Companies and their management are closely studying the guidelines issued by...

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Hand Sanitizer Relief for Distilled Spirits Extension

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Verrill-law.com Named “Best in Category” at 18th Annual Horizon Interactive Awards

Horizon Interactive Awards Best of Category 2019 badge
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...