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Results-Driven Lawyers in Maine

Your Best Possible Result Is Our Goal

No matter what legal matter has brought you into our offices, Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. can leverage the experience, skill, and resources of more than 35 attorneys to ensure you have strong legal representation. Since 1981, we’ve become one of the fastest-growing legal practices in this area. Our attorneys in Maine are prepared to help you reach your goals and find favorable outcomes in many areas of law including personal injury, family law, criminal law, business law, employment law, and more. Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. has the size and breadth to offer you an experienced local attorney in Maine who can tenaciously render personalized legal services and representation. We’ve helped many clients with cases like yours, and we’re ready to help you.

Personalized & Capable Care for Your Case

Feeling confident that you’re getting the right legal help can feel like a balancing act. On one end you have legal service providers who inspire confidence by handling your case on an individual level, but providers on the other end have the size and experience that make success feel more likely. Choosing one or the other can feel like an impossible decision.

At Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., you don’t have to choose. We’re proud to offer our clients in Maine personalized care for their case that’s backed by the combined experience of our large legal team. Since 1981, we’ve grown to become a firm of more than 35 experienced attorneys, but we’ve never stopped offering our clients the personalized attention that’s allowed us – and them – to succeed.

For help with your case, contact Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. online or call us at (603) 635-4099 today.

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Real Results for Real People

When You Need to Win, We Won’t Stop Fighting for You

The Maine attorneys at Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. will approach your case with a resolve to help you reach solutions that matter. We’ll work with you to develop a personalized strategy that charts a path toward the possibility of achieving the best possible outcomes for your legal matter.

  • Successfully obtained a record-breaking $275 million jury verdict in a defamation lawsuit.

  • One of our attorneys was selected by a national defense firm to consult with their litigation team on a variety of trial issues in a $50,000,000 medical malpractice case.

  • The suit brought under the Federal Torts Claim act claimed that former FBI Agent John Connolly leaked McIntyre's cooperation to gangster Whitey Bulger, resulting in McIntyre's execution.

  • D. Michael Noonan represented the parents of Jacob Goulet, a teen who died after being swept away in a storm drain, in a wrongful death case against the city of Nashua.

  • Pedestrian injured by tractor trailer truck making illegal U-turn received a settlement of $1,700,000.00 as compensation.

  • A young man was injured in fall from unsafe second-floor sliding door received a settlement of $1,500,000.00 as compensation.

  • Woman passenger on a motorcycle injured in a car crash received $1,250,000.00 as compensation.

  • Family receives $1,250,000.00 in compensation in wrongful death claim.

  • Settlement was pieced together from four defendants, following the electrocution of a lineman for a cable construction company.

  • A woman was harmed by the use of a dangerous drug received a settlement of $1,050,000.00 as compensation.

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Our Clients Come First. Always.

Hear From Clients Like You
  • “He spent a long time on the phone with me and was very honest and up front about the costs of service. It was nice to finally get some assistance with the questions I had.”

    - Vanessa L.
  • “They have always had my best interest in mind and have worked diligently toward finding a successful resolution.”

    - Howard P.
  • “He explained the process and outlined each step before we made it, and was always available by phone and email when I needed clarification.”

    - Alia S.
  • “We are grateful for their support of legal aid for low-income families who need access to justice so they can protect their families, their homes and their livelihoods.”

    - Sarah P.
  • “Both Mike and Rachael did everything to help both of us through a stressful and painful time. Thanks much to both of you and your firm.”

    - William C.
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Creative & Cost-Effective Legal Solutions

With a team of over 35 attorneys, our firm is able to pool resources and the extensive experience of award-winning legal minds for the benefit of our clients. Whether you are in need of legal representation following an injury, criminal arrest, or marital separation, or if you require top-tier solutions to your business, government, or health care needs, our firm is prepared to deliver the creative solutions needed to resolve your unique legal problem as swiftly and successfully as possible. Our firm's culture is unique because we take a team-oriented approach to addressing our clients' legal concerns. From board rooms to courtrooms, our lawyers blend tenacity and creativity to secure the best possible results. This wouldn’t be possible without the extensive experience and innovation of a truly gifted team.

Serving Maine & Northern New England

For decades, Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. has provided exceptional full-service legal representation to individual and institutional clients in a wide range of practice areas. As a result of our commitment to the families, communities, and companies we serve, we have established ourselves as one of the premier and fastest-growing law firms in Maine and Northern New England. Clients small and large throughout the region are confident about trusting their cases to our caring and capable team. From simple tasks to complicated cases, our award-winning lawyers pride themselves on client satisfaction by focusing on personalized service, cost-effective strategies, and result-oriented problem solving. Clients throughout Maine continually place their trust in our firm.

Learn more about why we're different here or contact our legal team today.

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We can’t change what happened, but we will do everything in our power to get you the justice you deserve. Our experienced legal team will go to the mat to make things right for you, supported by the resources they need to succeed.

Our Awards & Honors

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Best Lawyers 2020
    Best Lawyers 2020
  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers
  • Best Law Firms, U.S. News & World Report 2019
    Best Law Firms, U.S. News & World Report 2019
  • AV Peer review Rated
    AV Peer review Rated
  • Best of Business 2020
    Best of Business 2020
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice
    New Hampshire Association for Justice
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It's Different Here

Our Unique Approach to Serving Clients
  • Committed to Your Peace of Mind
  • A Record of Achievement
  • Connected to Our Community
  • Unique Legal Experience
  • Fearless Legal Advocacy
  • Client-Centered Approach

Meet Our Attorneys

Results-Driven. Client-Focused.
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    Attorney Profiles
  • William H. Shaheen Photo William H. Shaheen Photo
    William Shaheen
  • Steven M. Gordon Photo Steven M. Gordon Photo
    Steven Gordon
  • D. Michael  Noonan Photo D. Michael  Noonan Photo
    D. Michael Noonan
  • Sean T. O’Connell Photo Sean T. O’Connell Photo
    Sean O’Connell
  • William E. Christie Photo William E. Christie Photo
    William Christie
  • Timothy M. Harrington Photo Timothy M. Harrington Photo
    Timothy Harrington
  • James D. Rosenberg Photo James D. Rosenberg Photo
    James Rosenberg
  • Christine M. Craig Photo Christine M. Craig Photo
    Christine Craig
  • Karyn P. Forbes Photo Karyn P. Forbes Photo
    Karyn Forbes
  • Cinde  Warmington Photo Cinde  Warmington Photo
    Cinde Warmington
  • Francis G. Murphy Photo Francis G. Murphy Photo
    Francis Murphy
  • Tracey  Goyette Cote Photo Tracey  Goyette Cote Photo
    Tracey Goyette Cote
  • Benjamin  Siracusa Hillman Photo Benjamin  Siracusa Hillman Photo
    Benjamin Siracusa Hillman
  • Tim  McLaughlin Photo Tim  McLaughlin Photo
    Tim McLaughlin
  • Kara J. Dowal Photo Kara J. Dowal Photo
    Kara Dowal
  • Alexander E. Spadinger Photo Alexander E. Spadinger Photo
    Alexander Spadinger
  • Faye R. Goldberg Photo Faye R. Goldberg Photo
    Faye Goldberg
  • Jared P. O'Connor Photo Jared P. O'Connor Photo
    Jared O'Connor
  • S. Amy  Spencer Photo S. Amy  Spencer Photo
    S. Amy Spencer
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    Anthony Carr
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    At Shaheen & Gordon, we have assembled a team of exceptional legal professionals who care about the lives and businesses they protect. Our award-winning attorneys are committed to being the advocates that our clients deserve when they are faced with legal challenges. Equipped with an unwavering determination to succeed and the experience to handle any roadblock, our attorneys will do everything in their power to protect what's important to you. We invite you to take the opportunity to get to know our attorneys by browsing their profiles.
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    William H. Shaheen

    Partner

    A native of Dover New Hampshire, Bill has been practicing law throughout the State of New Hampshire for the last forty-six (46) years. In that forty-six years, he’s had many challenging and rewarding achievements. He first started practicing in 1973 with a retired judge. The practice focused primarily on civil litigation.
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    Steven M. Gordon

    Partner

    Steve is one of the founders of the firm having first come to New Hampshire as law clerk to Federal Judge Hugh H. Bownes and then working as a federal prosecutor when Bill Shaheen was U.S. Attorney for the District of New Hampshire. He has an active and extensive trial practice, representing individuals and businesses in complex litigation in both state and federal courts.
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    D. Michael Noonan

    Partner

    Michael is the President and Managing Director of Shaheen and Gordon, P.A. He has been practicing law in New Hampshire since 1990 and is also a member of the bar and handles cases in Massachusetts, Maine and Vermont. Michael's practice is now concentrated on the representation of victims and their families in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases.

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    Sean T. O’Connell

    Partner

    With more than 20 years’ experience providing legal services, he helps his clients manage the life and health of their businesses, including purchase and sales, acquisition, entity selection and creation as well as corporate dissolution, drafting, defending and challenging non-compete, and other restrictive covenants.
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    William E. Christie

    Partner

    Bill is the Chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group and concentrates in the areas of federal and state criminal defense, complex civil litigation, health care law, and election law. Bill has successfully litigated claims against the State of New Hampshire in the areas of Election Law and First Amendment Law.

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    Timothy M. Harrington

    Partner

    Tim is a partner at Shaheen & Gordon and Co-Chair of the firm’s Criminal Defense Practice Group. A respected trial lawyer with over 24 years of experience, Tim focuses his practice on state and federal criminal defense, complex civil litigation, and family law. He has an exceptional ability to help clients favorably resolve their legal problems, both in and out of the courtroom.
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    James D. Rosenberg

    Partner

    Jim is a Partner at Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. and the Chair of its Criminal Defense Practice Group. A native of Concord, New Hampshire, Jim brings substantial courtroom experience to Shaheen & Gordon’s litigation team, focusing his practice in the areas of criminal defense, white-collar defense and DWI / DUI defense.

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    Christine M. Craig

    Partner

    Christine brings substantial experience to Shaheen & Gordon’s Litigation Team, focusing her practice on personal injury and consumer protection litigation. Clients rely on her history of success with plaintiffs’ litigation in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts. Since joining the firm in 1998, Christine has successfully litigated and/or resolved a variety of personal injury cases.

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    Karyn P. Forbes

    Partner

    A native of New Hampshire, Karyn conducts an active business and real estate development and litigation practice. She graduated from Rivier College in 1979 and received her J.D. from Franklin Pierce Law Center in 1983. She was admitted to the practice of law in 1983, and appears in both New Hampshire and Maine, state and federal courts.

  • Cinde  Warmington Photo Cinde  Warmington Photo
    Cinde Warmington

    Partner

    Cinde Warmington, a partner at Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., serves as the chair of the Health Care Practice Group and focuses her practice on health related business and regulatory issues. Cinde’s extensive background in health care operations makes her uniquely qualified to assist health care providers and businesses.

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    Francis G. Murphy

    Partner

    Francis G. Murphy is a highly-skilled attorney with over 30 years of experience practicing law. Francis has successfully represented clients in diverse areas of civil litigation, including cases involving truck, car and motorcycle accidents, workplace injuries, employment discrimination, and more.

  • Tracey  Goyette Cote Photo Tracey  Goyette Cote Photo
    Tracey Goyette Cote

    Partner

    Tracey provides creative, tenacious, and compassionate representation to individual clients needing assistance with issues relating to divorce and family law. Tracey serves on the Management Committee for Shaheen & Gordon and is the Chair of the Domestic Relations Practice Group. 

  • Benjamin  Siracusa Hillman Photo Benjamin  Siracusa Hillman Photo
    Benjamin Siracusa Hillman

    Partner

    Ben practices in the interrelated areas of estate planning, probate litigation, and elder law (including Medicaid eligibility). He assists clients with simple and complex estate planning, focusing on the needs of the elderly, retirees and near-retirees, high net worth clients, clients with special needs, same-sex couples, and young families.

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    Tim McLaughlin

    Partner

    A native of Laconia, Tim is a civil litigation attorney with a wide range of trial and appellate experience in the federal and state court systems as well as in arbitration and various regulatory agencies. Tim also has significant experience in cases involving potential criminal issues and frequently works with Shaheen & Gordon’s Criminal Defense group to resolve them.

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    Kara J. Dowal

    Partner

    Backed with over a decade of experience, Kara J. Dowal is a corporate and healthcare attorney who represents clients in the healthcare industry with a wide range of transactional and regulatory compliance matters. Attorney Dowal has particular experience assisting providers and their business associates in a variety of corporate governance issues. 

  • Alexander E. Spadinger Photo Alexander E. Spadinger Photo
    Alexander E. Spadinger

    Partner

    Alex’s practice is focused on litigation and trial work of all kinds in the courts of Maine and New Hampshire. Alex has a wide range of experience including representing individuals in complex personal injury matters, representing local businesses in litigation, and the defense of individuals facing criminal charges. There is no case too big, or too small, for Alex to handle.

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    Faye R. Goldberg

    Partner

    Faye R. Goldberg’s practice focuses primarily in the area of family law, including divorce, legal separation, parenting rights and responsibilities and post-divorce matters. She began practicing law in 1986 at Casassa and Ryan in Hampton, New Hampshire where she continued to practice for the next 30 years. While there, Faye’s practice also focused on family law.

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    Jared P. O'Connor

    Partner

    Jared has spent his legal career fighting insurance companies and moneyed interests on behalf of injured workers, the middle class, veterans, the disadvantaged and the disabled. He has successfully secured Social Security Disability, Medicare, Medicaid, and private disability benefits for his clients while fighting for them at the Labor Department and beyond.

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    S. Amy Spencer

    Partner

    Amy joined Shaheen & Gordon’s Concord office after serving as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Steven J. McAuliffe of the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire. Amy’s practice spans a broad spectrum including federal and state criminal defense, complex civil litigation, juvenile and education matters, healthcare matters, and civil rights litigation.

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    Anthony Carr

    Partner

    Anthony is a member of our personal injury team. He concentrates his practice on representing individuals who have been seriously injured as a result of the neglect of others. Anthony often handles personal injury cases involving nursing home/elder abuse, asbestos/mesothelioma and other toxic torts, traumatic brain injury, products liability, and other catastrophic injuries.

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Serving Clients Throughout Northern New England

Able to Help You in New Hampshire & Maine

You’re looking for a legal service provider who has the time and know-how to deliver a personalized approach that can win your case. At Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., our attorneys in New Hampshire & Maine deliver trusted legal strategies that drive favorable results for clients in the Northern New England area. If you’re ready to speak with a lawyer about receiving representation, we’re waiting for you to call.

Reach out to us online or call 603-635-4099 whenever you need legal assistance.

Concord

107 Storrs Street
Concord, NH 03302

Dover

353 Central Avenue,
Suite 200
Dover, NH 03820

Manchester

180 Bridge Street
Manchester, NH 03104

Nashua

11 Concord Street
Nashua, NH 03060

Portland

75 Pearl Street,
Suite 205
Portland, ME 04101