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Colleen E. McGahan

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate 40%
  • Criminal Law 30%
  • Estate Planning 15%
  • Civil Litigation 15%

Biography

A partner with the firm, 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, a Corporator for the Attleboro YMCA, and a member of the Sturdy Memorial Hospital Foundation.

While in college, Attorney McGahan was a three year captain of the St. Joseph’s University women’s basketball team.

Bar Admission

  • Massachusetts, 2010
  • Pennsylvania, 2009
  • New Jersey, 2009

Education

  • Rutgers School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 2009
  • Saint Joseph's University
    • M.S. - 2003

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Honors

  • Paul Harris Fellow - The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International

Past Positions

  • Superior Court of New Jersey, Judicial Law Clerk, 2009 to 2010
  • Middle Atlantic - Great Lakes Organized Crime Law Enforcement Network, Certified Criminal Intelligence Analyst, 2004 to 2009