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I am part of organizations NACLNC and AALNC. I have certifications in Legal Nursing, Emergency Nursing, and Pediatric Emergency Nursing. I worked 18 years as an Emergency Room Nurse and the last 3 as a Pre Op RN and as PACU charge nurse. 

Who Should Hire a Legal Nurse Consultant?

  • Law firms
  • Government Agencies
  • Insurance companies
  • Health Care Facilities
  • Forensic environments
  • LNC Consulting firm
  • HMO
  • Self-employed independent practices
  • Patient Safety Organaizations
  • Business and Industry Legal Departments

What is the Role of the Legal Nurse Consultant?

Since the early 80s, legal nurse consultants have acted as collaborators and strategists, offering support in medically-related litigation and other medical-legal matters in a variety of practice areas including the following:

      • Medical malpractice
      • Personal injury
      • Long term care litigation/elder law
      • Product liability
      • Toxic tort
      • Workers’ compensation
      • Risk Management
      • Life Care Planning
      • Regulatory compliance
      • Forensic/criminal
      • Civil Rights
      • Employment discrimination
      • Medicare set-aside

What Does a Legal Nurse Consultant Do?

  • Participate in client interviews
  • Identify, organize and analyze pertinent medical records
  • Prepare a chronology, timeline or other summaries of
    documentation in medical records
  • Conduct medical literature searches and assist in other
  • Identify applicable standards of care in medical
    malpractice cases
  • Identify, screen and facilitate review by expert witnesses
  • Evaluate case strengths and weaknesses
  • Draft or analyze medical portions of legal documents
  • Evaluate causation and damages issues
  • Educate attorneys and clients regarding relevant medical
  • Identify plaintiff’s future medical needs and associated
  • Participate in case management and case strategy
  • Attend independent medical exams
  • Serve as a nurse expert witness
  • Perform cost of care estimates for long-term care
    treatment and catastrophic case management scenarios
  • Locate or prepare demonstrative evidence for trial
  • Assist with preparation for and support during deposition,
    trial or ADR

Why Should You Hire a Legal Nurse Consultant?


The legal nurse consultant has a thorough understanding of anatomy, physiology, medical treatment, and disease processes.


The legal nurse consultant has extensive clinical experience, which includes the interpretation of medical records and medical literature.


The legal nurse consultant possesses a network of medical and professional resources and contacts.

Mission Statement

To always be humble and kind. To build open and honest relationships with communication and to always do the right thing.