Our Team


Paul Shapiro

Paul Shapiro is a shareholder of Carlin & Shapiro, P.A. He spearheads the litigation at Carlin & Shapiro, P.A., where he aggressively advocates for our clients. He has successfully appealed many of the decisions of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services and consistently holds the State accountable for following the MaineCare rules for eligibility.  He also has appeared throughout the State in Probate Courts on behalf of the clients of Carlin & Shapiro.  Paul continually shepherds MaineCare applications through the Department of Health and Human Services and develops complicated plans designed to preserve assets. Mr. Shapiro has been invited by different organizations throughout the State to speak on estate planning techniques, and often lectures at continuing legal education programs for attorneys. Paul graduated from Wheaton College, Cum Laude, and from the Boston University School of Law, Cum Laude. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation.