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.

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Firm Highlights


Government Contractors & Employers of 100+ Employees Must File New EEOC Report by September 30, 2019

EEO-1 Component 2 Report Due by September 30, 2019 All employers that are required to submit an EEO-1 federal report -- employers of 100 or more or federal government contractors and first-tier subcontractors with...


7th Annual Maine Natural Gas Conference


Employment Litigation: Wage and Hour

Representation of a national security solutions company against claims of discrimination and wage and hour violations.


CMS Cracking Down on Health Care Fraud and Abuse

To increase provider and supplier transparency and accountability, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) recently issued a final rule (“Final Rule”) with comment period that allows CMS greater ability to prevent fraud...


Developing Opportunities: How You Can Take Advantage of the New Opportunity Zones

On October 8, business law attorneys, Regina Flaherty, Mark Googins, and Cheryl Johnson will be presenting at the Maine Commercial Association of Realtors' Annual Convention, "Developing Opportunities: How You Can Take Advantage of the...


61 Verrill Attorneys Honored as Best Lawyers, 12 as Lawyers of the Year

(September 3, 2019) – More than 60 Verrill attorneys were once again recognized as “Best Lawyers” by Best Lawyers® 2020 . In addition, 12 attorneys from the firm were named “Lawyer of the Year,&rdquo...


Employment Litigation: Discrimination and Harassment

Representation of a private equity owned medical group against claims of discrimination and harassment brought before the state Commission of Human Rights and Opportunities.


Verrill Adds to Growing Intellectual Property Practice

(September 11) – Verrill is pleased to welcome patent attorneys Lin Hymel and Beverly Hjorth to the firm’s Boston office. The newest members of Verrill’s rapidly growing Intellectual Property practice, Hymel and Hjorth round...


EEOC Announces EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data Collection WON'T Be Renewed

Yesterday, September 11, 2019, the EEOC announced that it will not seek to renew collection of EEO-1 Component 2 Data for 2019, 2020, and 2021.  This does not impact employer’s current EEO-1 obligations to...


The Sharpie and Employment Litigation Documentation