Colleen E. McGahan joined the firm as an associate in January of 2010. Attorney McGahan is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University (B.A., 2002) (M.S., 2003) and Rutgers-Camden School of Law (J.D., 2009). While in law school, in addition to working full time as a certified criminal intelligence analyst for the Middle Atlantic-Great Lakes Organized Crime Law Enforcement Network, Miss McGahan also performed a Judicial Externship for the Honorable Jack M. Sabatino, J.A.D., in the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey.
Prior to joining Coogan, Smith, Attorney McGahan served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Richard F. Wells, J.S.C., in the Superior Court of New Jersey.
Attorney McGahan is licensed to practice in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is a member of the Massachusetts, Bristol County and Attleboro Bar Associations (past President), as well as the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys. Attorney McGahan is also a member of the North Attleboro/Plainville Rotary Club.
While in college, Attorney McGahan was a three year captain of the St. Joseph’s University women’s basketball team.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Recognition of Dedicated Service as President||Attleboro Area Bar Association||2014|
|U.S. Top Ranked Law Firms||Fortune Magazine / Martindale-Hubble||2014|
|Captain- Women's Basketball||St. Joseph's University||2003|
|Captain - Women's Basketball||St. Joseph's University||2002|
|Captain - Women's Basketball||St. Joseph's University||2001|
|Associate||Coogan, Smith, McGahan, Lorincz, Jacobi & Shanley, LLP||2011 - Present|
|Clerk||Superior Court Of New Jersey||2009 - 2010|
|Clerk||Superior Court Of New Jersey Appellate Division||2008 - 2008|
|Criminal Intelligence Analyst||Middle Atlantic-Great Lakes Organized Crime Law Enforcement Network||2004 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|North Attleboro/Plainville Rotary Club||Board Member||2014 - Present|
|Bristol County Bar Advocates||Member||2013 - Present|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys||Member||2011 - Present|
|Attleboro Area Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Attleboro Area Bar Association||President||2013 - 2014|
|Bristol County Bar Association||Board Member||2013 - 2014|
|Attleboro Area Bar Association||Vice President||2012 - 2013|
|Attleboro Area Bar Association||Secretary||2011 - 2012|
|Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|Saint Joseph's University||MS - Master of Science||2003|
|Saint Joseph's University||BS - Bachelor of Science||2002|