As an experienced litigation paralegal, Sharon has participated in civil trials throughout New England, New York and Florida, in cases involving complex personal injury, product liability, medical malpractice defense, qui tam, and whistleblower actions.
Sharon works directly with the trial team in all aspects of the case, from initial analyses of issues through trial strategies and presentation, and appeals. She assists with factual investigation, expert witness interviews, medical analyses and research, witness examinations, drafting pleadings and discovery responses, designing demonstrative exhibits, and active participation in jury selection and trial. She has assisted with “parachute” cases involving catastrophic losses, in which the firm became involved weeks before trial.
Sharon graduated from the University of Southern Maine, Paralegal Studies program. She has prior experience leading and facilitating seminars through the Institute for Paralegal Education and participated on an MSBA panel. She has also presented at the firm's Trial Group meetings. She previously held positions as President, Vice-President and Publicity Committee Chairperson for the Maine State Association of Legal Assistants (MSALA).
Sharon is a certified Legal Project Manager through the LPM Institute. She is proficient in various litigation and trial presentation software, and is qualified as an administrator with Eclipse SE.