Verne E. Paradie Jr
Juris Doctor degree, University of New Hampshire Law, 1999
Bachelor of Science degree, University of Southern Maine, 1994
Verne was admitted to the Maine and Federal Court Bars in 1999 and the United States Supreme Court Bar in 2003. Prior to Paradie, Rabasco & Seasonwein P.A. Verne was a partner at Trafton and Matzen since February 2002, and he practiced for 2 years with the firm of Gosselin, Dubord and Rabasco in Lewiston, Maine.
Verne’s practice has been in general litigation with a focus on personal injury, vaccine injury compensation, criminal defense, appellate matters, and family matters. He has worked diligently in obtaining compensation for those injured in motor vehicle accidents, at day care facilities, slip and falls and from the administration of vaccinations. In the courtroom, Verne has secured many not guilty verdicts for criminal clients, including those charged with Operating Under the Influence, Criminal Threatening, Assault, Murder and others. In 2005 Verne was admitted to the United States Court of Federal Claims, where he assists individuals who have been injured due to adverse reactions to vaccinations.
Verne’s practice is statewide, including Aroostook County, where he recently obtained a judgment from the Maine Supreme Court overturning an attempted murder conviction. He has also obtained several large verdicts and settlements for clients in personal injury and medical malpractice matters. In addition, Verne moderates focus groups for other attorneys involved in litigation.