Biography

Sharon's practice includes the areas of estate planning, estate administration and probate, and federal and state taxation including tax exemption.

Sharon's clients include closely held businesses, high-net-worth individuals, and tax-exempt organizations. She brings a wide range of experience on both the business and personal sides of tax and estate planning issues, enabling her to maximize results and minimize complexity in long-range planning.

Services/Industries

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School  (J.D., Phi Beta Kappa)
  • University of Pennsylvania  (B.A., magna cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut

Memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Firm Highlights

News

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

Horizon Interactive Awards Best of Category 2019 badge
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...

Blog

BABLO Issues Guidance on Reopening

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...

Blog

Hand Sanitizer Relief for Distilled Spirits Extension

Publication/Podcast

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...

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...

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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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...

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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...