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Samuel M. Sherry

Litigation Attorney at Portland, ME

5.0   2 reviews

About Samuel

Learn Samuel’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    35%
    Collection and business disputes are our specialty. Attorney Sherry is Board Certified in Creditors Rights Law.

    29 years, 1,000 cases

  2. Business
    20%
    Count on us for small business formation and advice. We have helped with LLCs, corporations, subchapter "S" election, contracts, personnel issues and general legal advice for nearly twenty years.

    24 years, 1,000 cases

  3. Landlord or tenant
    15%
    REPRESENTING LANDLORDS ONLY -- we do not represent tenants. Operating as a landlord presents countless situations where common sense, without current legal advice, is dangerous. We have helped hundreds of landlords and we will be glad to help you.

    24 years, 1,000 cases

  4. Contracts and agreements
    10%

  5. Corporate and incorporation
    10%

  6. Limited liability company (LLC)
    10%

Attorney Samuel Sherry represents landlords, lenders and commercial creditors in Maine and Federal courts.  Sam graduated from the University of Connecticut cum laude in 1986 and from California Western School of Law, also cum laude, in 1992.  Mr. Sherry served as law clerk for US Bankruptcy Judge James B. Haines, Jr. (D. Me) and interned for US Bankruptcy Judge Louise DeCarl Adler (S.D. Cal.).  Sam is admitted to the bars of Maine, New Hampshire and Connecticut.  Sam is nationally accredited as a Board Certified Creditors Rights Specialist and was elected Chair of the Maine Bar Association's Consumer & Financial Institution Law Section from 2011-2014 and again in 2021.  Mr. Sherry also serves as a board member of the Southern Maine Landlords Association.

Licensed for 30 years
State NH
Status Active
Acquired 2009
Updated 11/01/2016
State CT
Status Active
Acquired 1993
Updated 11/28/2022
State ME
Status Active
Acquired 1992
Updated 11/26/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Samuel

Samuel M. Sherry
Po Box 7875
550 Forest Avenue
Portland, ME, 04112-7875

Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | January 14, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Very clear and thorough explanations and advice
Mr. Sherry clarified Maine landlord-tenant statutes for me. He answered all of my questions thoroughly and provided me with clear and concise advice and direction.
Posted by anonymous | August 14, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Appreciate his effort to contact me and answer questions
He is the only lawyer so far in Maine that has at least attempted to answer any questions I have and for that he gets my utmost respect. Thank you Mr Sherry.
Response from Samuel Sherry August 15, 2019
Sincere thanks for the chance to be of help.

Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 250-250 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Samuel M. Sherry, Esq., P.A.
  • 2011 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Bendett & McHugh, P.C.
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Attorney
  • Metropolitan Legal Center, P.A.
  • 1998 - 2010
  • Associate
  • Leete & Lemieux, PA
  • 1996 - 1998
  • Associate
  • Cope & Cope, PA
  • 1993 - 1995
  • Law Clerk
  • Hon. James B. Haines, Jr.
  • 1992 - 1993
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Education

  • California Western
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1992
  • University of Connecticut
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1986

Associations

  • Maine State Bar Association, Consumer and Financial Institution Law Section
  • Chair
  • 2021 - Present
  • Southern Maine Landlords Association
  • Board Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Maine State Bar Association, Consumer and Financial Institution Law Section
  • Chair
  • 2011 - 2014

Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Board Certified in Creditors Rights Law
  • American Board of Certification
  • 2000

Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Maine Collection Law From Start To Finish
  • Pre-Collection Strategies; Collection Litigation
  • 2016
  • Advanced Collection Law
  • Collection & Recovery; Bankruptcy
  • 2015
  • Nuts & Bolts of Collection Law
  • Pre-Collection Strategies & Collection Litigation
  • 2012
  • Landlord & Tenant Law
  • Post-Eviction Issues & Collection
  • 2012
  • Collection Law From Start to FInish
  • Collection & Recovery; Bankruptcy
  • 2010
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Attorney endorsements

Received (1)
Given (1)
Business Attorney | Jan 26
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Samuel Sherry is an extremely bright and hard working attorney. He knows the law and the procedures better than anyone, and he gets the job done as if you were his parent, and at a very reasonable cost. He's a great attorney in all of his practice areas, and he tells it like it is along with a great sense of humor."
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