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Tenacious [adjective] :

not easily broken or pulled apart; a cohesive unit.

Our team of attorneys has earned a reputation of always tenaciously seeking out the best solution for every single client!

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Creative [adjective] :

the ability to produce through imaginative skill; innovativeness.

We combine creativity with state-of-the-art technology in order to provide proactive solutions for any and all of our clients’ legal needs.

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results [noun]:

a beneficial or tangible effect; a conclusion.

We are proud of our track record. Our attorneys have repeatedly achieved noteworthy results in various types of law.

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About Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. – Tenacity. Creativity. Results.

For decades, Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. has provided exceptional legal services to individual and institutional clients in a wide range of matters. From simple tasks to complicated cases, our lawyers pride themselves on client satisfaction by being responsive to client concerns and focusing on result-oriented problem solving. Clients throughout Northern New England return to our firm time and time again, seeking this level of professional care and service.

In 2014, Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. expanded into Maine by merging with the Saco, Maine firm of Smith & Elliott. The lawyers of Smith & Elliott have been successfully representing the people and businesses of Maine. Since it was founded in 1945 by Charles W. Smith, Sr., the firm grew to become one of Maine's most respected full service firms. Founded on the commitment to satisfy all of its clients' legal needs by providing a full range of legal services, Smith & Elliott became known for its ability to handle the largest and most complex cases while retaining its small-town values. With the merger, Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. adds its significant resources to Smith and Elliott's excellent reputation and deep roots in Maine.

Our firm's culture is unique. 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 client results. Visit our centrally located offices in order to experience our firm's culture first-hand. Experienced in their practice areas and seasoned in its craft, our legal team applies innovation and energy to achieve victory for our clients.

Fostering a Client-Centered Environment

At Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., we are committed to client satisfaction. What does this mean for you? It means that we apply the weight of one of Northern New England's fastest growing law firms to legal matters large and small. It means that our lawyers respond in a thoughtful and timely manner to client questions and concerns. It means that we blend compassion for our clients' circumstances with the vision to secure the best possible results. It means that we bring the latest technology to bear on the legal matters we confront. It means that our lawyers have earned top industry honors through excellent legal work and we seek to build a team most responsive to the unique needs of any particular client. It means that your goals become our goals and we keep working until we have achieved them.

Legal matters can be exhausting to those involved. Whether it is a complicated corporate transaction, personal injury, criminal charge, estate planning or family law problem, our legal professionals know full well the toll that participation in the legal process takes on our clients. Our lawyers and staff work to absorb the impact of our cases on the lives of the clients we serve. We find that the best way to manage client concern is by applying our experience and energy to navigate the legal and factual nuances of our cases in order to develop a strategy designed to safeguard our clients' interests.

Recognized for Tenacity, Creativity, and Results

By representing clients with tenacity and creativity, we earn results. Our clients come first. The awards and industry honors earned by our attorneys serve as testimonial to this simple philosophy.

Our firm has been honored for excellence in our legal practice areas. Several of our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers®, U.S. News & World Report, The Best Lawyers in America®, Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, the Union Leader's "40 Under 40" list and Avvo. Our commitment to client satisfaction is illustrated by our AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®.

When you want experienced legal minds, a depth of resources, and a team of experienced, passionate legal professionals in your corner, Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. is the firm to choose. We apply our reputation and resources to a range of matters. Our firm reflects our community, which means that we are comfortable helping our clients deal with both complicated commercial cases as well as the individual needs of our clients in matters large and small. We offer the depth of a large firm with the desire to pursue cases often handled by smaller firms or solo practitioners.

Proven Legal Strategies for Success

On dark days and joyous ones, our lawyers stand ready to provide the advice you need to address the challenges you face. Our lawyers recognize that a legal strategy must reflect the unique needs of our clients and their cases. To be effective is to be nimble. A measured approach to a board room presentation or family law mediation may be different than a hard charging litigation strategy when defending a criminal case or pursuing a personal injury matter. To be effective, our lawyers are able to both pursue opportunities to cooperatively resolve conflict while building a strategy to effectively fight cases when conflict can't be avoided.

No law firm can guarantee individual case results and we can't either, but we can guarantee our effort, energy and experience. Our aim is to apply equal energy to matters large and small, create opportunities to resolve cases, inform clients of the risk and reward of various approaches and create outcome oriented strategies to accomplish our clients' objectives. Sometimes these goals are reached through cooperative approaches.

Other times, these results are secured through courtroom battles. Either way, our lawyers apply their attention, energy and intellect to mitigate risk and realize reward for our clients.

Proudly Serving Clients Throughout the Northern New England Areas

We pride ourselves on our ability to respond to a wide range of legal matters on behalf of our individual and institutional clients. With lawyers in nearly 20 different legal practice areas, we are able to respond and react quickly to the needs of our diverse client base. To be a full service law firm is to recognize that our practice areas often intersect. Business representation occasionally requires civil litigation. Divorce cases occasionally call for the advice of a criminal lawyer. Personal injury cases require the attention of estate planning attorneys. Under one roof, our team of legal professionals is equipped to respond in kind to the diverse needs of dynamic clients.

We find that thorough preparation improves opportunities to creatively resolve cases and, when resolution is impossible, ensures effective courtroom presentation. We apply ourselves to avoiding the expense and uncertainly of courtroom litigation. However, we also recognize that there are times when that is impossible. Our lawyers are battle tested on their feet in court and ready to put their best foot forward on your behalf.

Call today for world-class service that you can afford.

We would be happy to discuss your legal matter with you, answer your questions regarding the services we provide and assist you to identify the lawyer best suited to respond to your specific legal needs. We pride ourselves on providing cost effective legal representation and believe that we earned our reputation through a high degree of client satisfaction. We look forward to putting our experience to work for you.