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Zimmer Biomet Shoulder Recall: What You Need to Know

Shoulder replacement devices manufactured by Zimmer Biomet, the second largest medical device maker in the world, have come under scrutiny for subjecting patients to risks of serious injury and even ...
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Faye Goldberg Joining Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

We’d like to extend our welcome to our newest team member, Faye R. Goldberg. Her area of law is focused mainly on family law, which includes divorce, legal separation, parenting rights and ...
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The Supreme Court overturned a lower court's ruling in the school district's favor

By: Attorney Rachel Violette The case involved the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (known as IDEA), a federal law that requires schools to serve the educational needs of eligible students ...
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6 Things to Know About President Trump's Immigration Executive Order

Just days after President Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, he followed through with campaign promises to tighten border control by issuing an Executive Order that ...
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Peter Schroeter Named on Roster of Maine Human Rights Commission's Third Party Neutral Mediation Program

Shaheen & Gordon Attorney Peter Schroeter has been named to the roster of the Maine Human Rights Commission’s Third Party Neutral Mediation Program. He is just one of five mediators selected ...
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Our Portland Office is Moving!

Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. will be moving its Portland office to The Woodman Building; 75 Pearl Street, Suite 205, Portland, ME 04101, beginning January 1, 2017. Meetings at this office are by ...
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New Minimum Wage Law to Take Effect in Maine on January 7, 2017

A December 15 press release from the Maine Department of Labor advises Maine employers of their legal obligations to workers now that changes to the state minimum wage have been passed via the ballot ...
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Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. Now Accepting Talcum Powder Cases

If you or a loved one developed ovarian or cervical cancer and you have a history of using talcum powder, you need to call Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. immediately. It is possible that your cancer is ...
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Court Strikes Down New Hampshire's "Ballot Selfie" Law

Today, in a win for free speech, the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston issued a decision finding the ballot-selfie law violates the First Amendment. Attorney William Christie, a partner with ...
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Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. Attorney Recognized as Maine's Lawyer of the Year in Mediation

Peter W. Schroeter of Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. was named the Best Lawyers® 2017 Mediation "Lawyer of the Year" in Maine. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in ...
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Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. Attorney Featured at Recent Maine State Bar Association Conference

Attorney Elizabeth Scheffee, whose practice focuses on divorce and family law, was tapped to introduce Paulette Brown, president of the American Bar Association, at the Maine State Bar ...
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Alexander Spadinger of Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. Secures $240,000 Jury Verdict for Victims of Medical Malpractice in Maine

After a three day trial in Aroostook County Superior Court in Caribou, Maine, Shaheen & Gordon attorney Alex Spadinger obtained a $240,000.00 jury verdict on behalf of his clients, Travis and Jami ...
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Schroeter Recognized Nationally as Leading Mediator in the State of Maine

Peter W. Schroeter has been inducted as a charter member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals’ Maine Chapter, an honor given to the state’s leading practitioners for ...
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Mediation: What is it and How Can You Use it to Help Your Business?

By Peter Schroeter, Esq. The recent surge in the popularity of mediation signifies a dramatic shift in how legal disputes are resolved. In the past, settlement efforts in the litigation arena were ...
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Shaheen & Gordon Welcomes Elizabeth Scheffee to the Firm

SACO, MAINE – Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., is proud to welcome attorney Elizabeth Scheffee to the firm’s Saco and Portland offices. She brings more than three decades of experience in ...
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Attorney Peter Schroeter Speaks on Mediation at Biddeford Saco Chamber of Commerce Event

This week, Attorney Peter Schroeter of Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., recently selected as the President of the Maine Association of Mediators, presented at a Biddeford Saco Chamber of Commerce Breakfast ...
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Attorney Celine Boyle Delivers Opening Statement in Farmington Medical Malpractice Suit

Earlier this week, our firm’s Attorney Celine Boyle presented an opening statement prior to a civil trial against a doctor who is being sued for medical malpractice. In 2011, an 84-year-old ...
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Peter Schroeter Named President of the Maine Association of Mediators

Peter W. Schroeter of Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. has been named President of the Maine Association of Mediators. Established in 1989, the Maine Association of Mediators is a member run organization ...
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Just Say No: Know Your Rights

By: Courtney Hart It sounds like a problem from the movies. You’re driving along, minding your own business, and suddenly a police car’s flashing lights emerge and you have to pull over. ...
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Texting While Driving in Maine: Know the Facts

It can be tempting. There’s no traffic around, you’ve got something important to tell your wife or your babysitter or your colleague, and it will take just a split second to send that ...
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Attorney Alexander Spadinger Secures $500,000 Settlement for Motorcycle Accident Victim

Attorney Alexander Spadinger, a Maine personal injury attorney with Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., recently secured a major victory on behalf of a man who suffered a catastrophic injury when his ...
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How Common are DUI/OUIs on Halloween Night?

Halloween night is one of the most exciting holidays in the year, and the list of available activities for that night is endless. You can gather the kids to carve pumpkins, grab a scary movie to ...
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Preparing Your Client For Mediation

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 of a conference room half ...
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Condominium Mediation: Discussing Resolution Before Litigation

There are unique aspects about condominium disputes that make consideration of early intervention mediation a good idea. Unlike most types of litigation, condominium disputes often put neighbors who ...
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The Debate over Lowering DUI from .08 to .05 Blood Alcohol Content

The majority of personal injury cases today arise out of auto accident injuries. While many different factors contribute to unsafe driving in Maine, for decades authorities have targeted driving under ...
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