Perkins Thompson is pleased to welcome Stephen H. Shea as an associate attorney in the firm’s Litigation practice group. Steve’s practice focuses on a wide variety of civil matters including employment, construction, and general business disputes. Steve also handles criminal and protection from abuse cases. He has tried many serious criminal cases to both judges and juries, and has conducted numerous motion hearings, commitment hearings, and other adversarial hearings. Steve graduated from the University of Maine School of Law in 2016, where he served as co-chair of the Maine Association for Public Interest Law and received the Faculty Award for Trial Advocacy. He interned with the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office, the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety, and the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic.