Michael L. Sides

Director of Information Technology
T: (207)253-4860
  • Thomas College (B.S.)


As the Director of Information Technology at Verrill Dana since July of 1987, Mike has spent his entire professional career (so far) directing hundreds of IT projects both large and small throughout the firm’s technology history. Mike’s primary areas of responsibility include:

  • Standard IT Management- Networking infrastructure management; server management, e-mail management; workstation management, system security, data protection, IT risk mitigation, disaster recovery planning, remote access technologies; end-user support and training.
  • Legal-specific IT Extensions - Large-scale time and billing systems, large-scale document management systems; law practice-specific management software; custom legal work-flow application development.
  • Telecommunications - Unified network management; enterprise class Voice over IP systems; unified messaging systems; general voice and data network management.

Mike is an active member of the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) and is a proud life-long technology lover (geek).

A Maine native and father of two, Mike resides in Windham, and enjoys family activities including basketball, tennis, golf, boating, and has recently taken up fishing with limited success. Mike is also quite proud at having maintained an abnormal level of skill at ping-pong at which he claims to be undefeated since college. During warm weather Mike can often be found in, on, under, or around the waters of Sebago Lake.


  • Thomas College (B.S.)