March 29, 2017

Our Team

The Law Office of Sheila C. Harrington represents individuals who are in need of a skilled legal advocate. We are known for high-quality work and meticulous attention to detail. We are strong advocates, forceful negotiators, and effective litigators.

Our Attorneys

Our Support Team

Our clients deal with all of the members of our highly qualified team so that we can resolve their legal problems in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. Here is an overview of the people who make up our successful team.

Joanne Foran is our Office Manager. She has worked for the Law Office of Sheila C. Harrington since 2001. Joanne has a degree in Business Administration from Central Connecticut State College. Joanne provides the seamless integration of all office functions and staff. She was formerly the Director of Development and Fundraising at Country Day School, a local Catholic primary school. Joanne heads up the Seller Representation aspect of the practice. She  works one on one with clients and their mortgage lenders to negotiate the sale of  their home in a SHORT SALE  transaction. Short sales can be a time-consuming and frustrating process but Joanne is highly skilled and has guided many sellers through crisis situations with optimal results. Joanne can be contacted at 978-448-9601 extension 303 or by e-mail at

Michele Cronin has been in the real estate conveyancing industry for over 25 years. She has worked on all phases of the real estate conveyancing process including loan underwriting, loan origination and real estate appraising. After working with our office for over 11 years, she joined our staff as a REAL ESTATE CONVEYANCING paralegal in 2010. She efficiently works with our clients in the real estate purchase process, working directly with lenders, buyers and realtors. Michele strives to make sure that clients always feel comfortable and cared for during the entire process. Michele can be contacted at 978-448-9601, extension 301 or by email at

Melissa Selzler has worked at the Law Office of Sheila C. Harrington since 2011. Melissa comes to us with a background in the TORT/PERSONAL INJURY area of law. She will see your case through from the initial consult to the final settlement. Melissa is also has extensive experience with DOMESTIC RELATIONS clients, and can assist you in any way through the difficulties associated with divorce, custody and support modifications. If you have been injured, or are seeking representation in a domestic or divorce matter, contact Melissa at 978-448-9601 or by e-mail at

All members of our staff are cross-trained, so there will always be someone available to help you!

Our attorneys are located in Groton, Massachusetts. Our law firm provides legal services to clients throughout Worcester and Middlesex Counties, and the Nashoba Valley area. Our clients come from a variety of area communities, including Acton, Ashby, Ayer, Bolton, Boxboro, Carlisle, Clinton, Concord, Devens, Dunstable, Gardner, Groton, Harvard, Leominster, Littleton, Lunenburg, Marlborough, Pepperell, Shirley, Stow, Townsend, Tyngsboro, Westford, Westminster, Winchendon and Worcester, Massachusetts, and the Nashua, New Hampshire metro area (NH Real Estate only).