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, the Androscoggin County Bar Association, and the Maine Guardian Ad Litem Institute. 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 in 2013 and 2014. She was also named as a New England Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for 2013 – 2015.
Molly resides in central Maine with her husband, Steve, a social studies teacher and football coach at the Kents Hill School, their son, Jack, 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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