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Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. Welcomes S. Amy Spencer to the Firm

Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. serving clients throughout northern New England, welcomes attorney S. Amy Spencer to their team. She recently joined the firm after serving as a judicial clerk to the ...
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Effective Mediation Practice and Persuasion in Residential Construction Cases

By Peter Schroeter, Esq. Residential construction cases are legally complex, fact intensive and difficult to resolve before incurring significant legal expense that can exceed the amount in ...
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Shaheen & Gordon to Participate in the Southern Maine Heart Walk for the American Heart Association

Attorneys and Staff of Shaheen & Gordon in Saco, Maine will be participating in the upcoming Southern Maine Heart Walk for the American Heart Association. The 3.5 mile walk around the Back Cove ...
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Saco, Maine Attorneys to Give End Distracted Driving Talks to Area High Schools

At Shaheen & Gordon, we are deeply concerned about what has been called a “growing epidemic” of distracted driving, resulting in needless deaths and injuries on our roadways. In light ...
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Preparing Your Client For Mediation

By Peter Schroeter, Esq. It goes without saying that good case preparation is critical to a successful mediation. Good client preparation is equally important. All too often counsel will ask for use ...
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Condominium Mediation: Discussing Resolution Before Litigation

By Peter Schroeter, Esq. There are unique aspects about condominium disputes that make consideration of early intervention mediation a good idea. Unlike most types of litigation, condominium disputes ...
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Peter W. Schroeter Selected to the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

Shaheen & Gordon is proud to announce that attorney Peter W. Schroeter has been selected to the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. Attorney Schroeter's law practice is concentrated on ...
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NH Democratic Party Elects Bill Shaheen as National Committeeman, Presents Bill Christie with Granite State Justice Award

On Sunday December 14, the New Hampshire Democratic Party elected our firm's own Bill Shaheen to serve as the party's National Committeeman. In addition to his successful legal career, Bill, ...
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Danger on College Campuses

In recent weeks, there has been much focus in the media on sexual assaults on college campuses. This is by no stretch a new problem, but shining a spotlight on this issue has revealed that ...
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Eight Shaheen & Gordon Attorneys Selected as Super Lawyers®

Shaheen & Gordon is proud to announce that eight of its attorneys have been selected by Super Lawyers® for recognition in 2014. As its website explains, "Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters ...
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Attorney Andrea Labonte Appointed to Pro Bono Governing Policy Board

Shaheen & Gordon is proud to announce that Associate Attorney Andrea Q. Labonte has been appointed to the New Hampshire Bar Association's Pro Bono Governing Board for a three year term. The ...
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Benjamin Siracusa Hillman elected Treasurer of New Hampshire Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Shaheen & Gordon is proud to announce that attorney Benjamin Siracusa Hillman has been elected Treasurer of the New Hampshire Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NH-NAELA). The ...
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Shaheen & Gordon Attorneys to Receive New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union's Bill of Rights Award

Bill Christie, Ben Siracusa Hillman, and Jessica Bellemore of our Concord Office are being honored with the New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union's Bill of Rights Award at a dinner this Sunday, ...
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Shaheen & Gordon Wins for Indian Auto Manufacturer in New Hampshire

Shaheen & Gordon attorneys Steven Gordon and Benjamin Siracusa Hillman, along with King & Spalding, LLC of Georgia, prevailed today in the New Hampshire Supreme Court on behalf of Mahindra ...
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DWI & Criminal Lawyer James Rosenberg Receives First Best Lawyers® Recognition

Attorney James "Jim" D. Rosenberg, our criminal and DWI lawyer representing clients in Manchester, Dover, and Concord, was recently nominated by his peers for inclusion in the 2015 list of ...
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Illuminating Injustice Award Bestowed Upon Karen Bartlett

The Public Justice Foundation recognized Karen Bartlett with its new Illuminating Injustice Award and presented her with a $25,000 award at its Gala and Awards Ceremony. Mrs. Bartlett is a client of ...
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Shaheen & Gordon Opens Meredith, NH Office Location

MEREDITH, NH – Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. has opened an office in Meredith to meet the legal needs of individuals and businesses in the Lakes Region. The office is located at 164 Route 25, Unit ...
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Smith & Elliott Merges with Shaheen & Gordon

Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. is happy to announce that attorneys from Smith & Elliott in Saco, Maine, have joined their firm. "We are happy to welcome the attorneys of Smith & Elliott to ...
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Shaheen & Gordon is a Proud Sponsor of 28th Annual Cochecho Arts Festival

The 28th Annual Cochecho Arts Festival takes place between July 9th and August 22nd In the historic downtown of Dover, New Hampshire. Shaheen & Gordon is proud to be one of the largest annual ...
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Any Redress for Isla Vista, California Shooting Victims' Families?

California authorities say that on Friday, May 23, 2014, Elliott Rodger, a 22-year old community college student, went on a killing spree that took the lives of six university students in Isla Vista, ...
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IRS Releases Final Employer Reporting Rules Under the Affordable Care Act

The IRS recently published final reporting rules for employers with 50 or more full-time employees under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). These rules are designed to enforce the employer mandate and ...
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New Hampshire's Drugged Driving Laws

New Hampshire's drunk and drugged driving laws can be found in Chapter 265-A of the New Hampshire Statutes, titled "Alcohol or Drug Impairment." Specifically, § 265-A:18 lists the ...
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Peterborough Explosion Injures 15; What are Workers' Rights?

On Monday, February 10 th, at least 15 people were injured when an explosion occurred at the New Hampshire Ball Bearings factory on Route 202 in Peterborough. While investigations into the precise ...
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Is It Always Illegal to Refuse a Breath Test?

New Hampshire law enforcement uses chemical tests to determine blood alcohol concentration after DWI and related types of traffic arrests. One method of chemical testing is breath testing, which ...
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In New Hampshire, Zero Tolerance is not Set at Zero

If you are under the age of 21, and are arrested for an underage DWI charge, you may be able to avoid conviction if you can prove that you weren't over the BAC limit for the state. Many states ...
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