Ernest B. Sheldon graduated from Harvard College in 1952 with a Bachelors degree in Government. In 1961, he graduated from Boston College Law School with a Bachelor of Laws degree, which was supplanted by a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) in 1969.
In 1961, he began a solo general law practice in Pepperell, Massachusetts which was organized as a Professional Corporation in 1979 and is now known as Sheldon Law Offices, P.C.
Attorney Sheldon has practiced throughout Eastern Massachusetts for over 50 years, representing private clients in a variety of civil matters. He has also served as town counsel in Pepperell upon special request. He served on the Pepperell School Committee for two consecutive three year terms and helped facilitate the creation of the North Middlesex Regional School District.
Attorney Sheldon's primary areas of concentration are personal injury law and real estate matters involving land development, subdivision, zoning and the financing of the purchase of residential properties.
Mr. Sheldon has extensive knowledge of estate planning and administration of estates. This includes the preparation of wills, trust documents, powers of attorney, health care proxies, living wills, and declarations of homestead and the probate and settlement of estates.
Mr. Sheldon is a former member of the Massachusetts Conveyancers Association. He is also a founder and past president of the North Middlesex Bar Association, and a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association.
He is admitted to practice in all Massachusetts courts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.