We zealously represent people in all criminal matters throughout the state, from speeding tickets to murder, Aggravated Criminal Threatening, Operating under the Influence, Gross Sexual Assault, Domestic Assault, and others. We understand that being charged with a crime is likely the most stressful experience in a person’s life.
We, as your personal injury lawyers, will charge a contingency fee in most personal injury cases for 25% versus the 33 1/3% other firms in Maine typically charge. We handle car accident, bicycle accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, animal bites, slip and fall, and negligence cases.
Attorney Paradie is currently the only attorney in Maine licensed to handle claims for injuries caused by vaccinations in the Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. While extremely rare, injuries caused by child and adult vaccinations do occur and can be very serious, and even life threatening.
With over 70 years of experience combined as family law, personal injury, employment discrimination, and criminal defense attorneys in Maine, Paradie, Sherman, Walker & Worden has the resources and the passion to give a voice to people who have suffered personal injury, financial harm, or been accused of a crime.
As skilled and aggressive attorneys, we give honest, practical legal advice. With our experience in the court room, we have developed formidable negotiation and courtroom skills that ensure the best possible outcome for our clients.
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As criminal defense attorneys we understand our clients are human beings with rich complex lives, with much to lose or gain with the outcome of their case. We are committed to the presumption of innocence and believe that by fighting to see that our clients’ constitutional rights are honored, we are in fact protecting the rights of the whole community.
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At Paradie, Sherman, Walker & Worden, We’re Protecting You!
On Tuesday June 20th, 2017, an Androscoggin County jury found Adam Sherman's client 'not guilty' of OUI despite the fact that an intoxilyzer certificate estimated that the driver's breath alcohol content ("BAC") was .20, well over the legal limit of .08. The...read more
A Superior Court judge took the unusual step Friday of granting bail to a Farmington man charged with murdering his infant son 38 years ago. In setting bail at $10,000 cash or $100,000 surety, Justice Thomas Warren said he didn’t think Burton Hagar, 62, was a flight...read more
PORTLAND (WGME) -- The man charged with murder decades after the death of his infant son pleaded not guilty in court Wednesday. A grand jury indicted Burton Hagar last week. Wednesday he faced a judge for the nearly 38-year-old crime.This is the oldest "cold case"...read more
AUBURN — Prosecutors won't seek an injunction against a Sabattus woman who police said shouted a racial slur at a Lewiston woman and threatened her. The Maine Attorney General's Office had dismissed its motion shortly before a hearing that was scheduled for Monday at...read more
Advocates for sexual abuse victims on Tuesday called for the removal of a top official in the Greek Orthodox church in New England, alleging he was “at least grossly negligent” in supervising a priest who was convicted last year of assaulting a boy in Maine. Verne E....read more
LEWISTON — The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Lewiston criminal law attorney Nicholas Worden as 2016 10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys is...read more