Registered Nurse Expert 371474 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years combined medical and legal experience. I am a Registered Nurse Attorney, Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP), and Certified Medicare Set-Aside Consultant (MSCC) with extensive Critical Care / Emergency Medicine background, as well as a former Mobile Intensive Care Nurse. My experience includes development of comprehensive Life Care Plans and / or Opposing / Rebuttal Life Care Plan Critiques, as well as Preliminary Life Care Needs and Cost Analyses for the following types of cases for all age groups: multiple trauma, burns, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, orthopedic injuries, amputations, psychiatric disorders, organ failure / transplantation, chronic pain (CRPS / RSD), etc. I have experience reviewing medical records for reasonableness and necessity of treatment, independent medical examinations, as well as potential legal issues, while compiling a relevant chronological Medical Records Summary. I have experience in deposing physician experts and other life care planners, including preparation of concise deposition summaries. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes Plaintiff and Defense Life Care Plans, Rebuttal/Opposing Life Care Plans for both Plaintiff and Defense, Chronological Medical Record Review, Analysis and Summary, Attendance at Independent Medical Examinations, Deposition of Physician Experts and Life Care Planners, and Written Discovery.

Consulting Experience

My consulting services includes Life Care Planning; Liability and Workers' Compensation Set-Asides; Chronological Medical Record Review, Analysis and Summary.


Juris DoctorateNational University of Law

Licenses Certifications

Certified Life Care Planner
International Commission on Healthcare Certification
Certified Medical Set-Aside Consultant
International Commission on Healthcare Certification

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

The American Association of Nurse Attorneys

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases