Sean is honoured and privileged to serve the residents of Charlottetown after being elected as a Member of Parliament on May 2, 2011. On June 1st, Sean was appointed Veterans Affairs Critic and Associate Justice Critic for the Liberal Party.
Before becoming an MP, Sean was Managing Partner of the Charlottetown law firm of Stewart McKelvey. He joined Stewart McKelvey in 1989, becoming a Partner in 1993. He was appointed as Queen’s Counsel in 2008. From 2003-2008, Sean worked with the family business, Paderno, as President of the Paderno Group of Companies. He worked extensively in strategic planning, financial management, operations and human resources. Sean elected to return to Stewart McKelvey and was named Managing Partner in 2008.