Molly Watson Shukie, a native of Rochester, New Hampshire, graduated cum laude from Bates College, in 2004, with a degree in Sociology. She received her J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law, magna cum laude, in 2009. Prior to attending law school, Molly worked as a litigation paralegal for a Portland law firm.
During law school, Molly received a Bernstein Fellowship to serve as a law clerk in the Lewiston District Court, represented low-income individuals in divorce, custody, and other family and juvenile matters as a student attorney at the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic. She was also a teaching assistant for the first-year legal writing program. Molly was an editor of the Ocean & Coastal Law Journal, and also served as co-chair of the Women’s Law Association.
Molly’s practice areas include divorce and other family law matters, child protection, and workers’ compensation. She is also a rostered guardian ad litem.
Molly is a member of the Maine State Bar Association and the Androscoggin County Bar Association. She has served on the Board of Directors of New Beginnings, a local non-profit organization serving youth in crisis, since 2010. In addition, Molly volunteers her time each month to the Volunteer Lawyers’ Project’s Courthouse Assistance Project, providing advice and assistance to low-income, self-represented individuals in divorce and other family matters. Molly was recognized by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court’s Katahdin Counsel Recognition Program for her pro bono legal services for 2013 – 2016. She was also named as a New England Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for 2013 – 2017.
Molly resides in central Maine with her husband, Steve, a teacher and coach at the Kents Hill School, their children, Jack and Abby, and their goldendoodle, Lucy.
Contact Molly Watson Shukie
Phone: (207) 784-4563
Fax: (207) 784-1981
Linnell, Choate & Webber LLP
Attn: Molly Watson Shukie
P.O. Box 190, 83 Pleasant Street
Auburn, ME 04210
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