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Biography

With over 22 years of experience in the legal industry, KC has been devoted to both the plaintiff and defense aspects of litigation with the majority of her focus on medical malpractice, personal injury and product liability matters.

She has been involved in almost every medical aspect of a case from the initial phone call up through trial.   She also has vast experience managing medical record review, analysis and requests; expert witness selection and collaboration; discovery document preparation and production; deposition witness preparation; preparation of trial exhibits; and preparing for and attending depositions, mediations, and trials.

Prior to her medical legal career, KC worked as a critical care nurse in ICU / CCU, post anesthesia care unit, and the same day surgery unit.

Other Info About KC

Education

Undergraduate School

University of Cincinnati, A.A., Paralegal Studies

Other Education

Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing, R.N., 1986

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC), 1994- present

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

The Golden Retriever Rescue and Adoption of Needy Dogs (GRRAND), Volunteer

Presentations

KC was invited to speak at the following events:

“Anatomy of a Medical Malpractice Case,”  Cincinnati State University, Cincinnati, OH, March 22, 2005

“Malignant Hyperthermia,” The American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants Lexington Chapter, Cynthiana, KY, September 9, 2004

“The Role of the Legal Nurse Consultant Plaintiff / Defense,” The American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Lexington Chapter, Cynthiana, KY, August 2004

“Malignant Hyperthermia” NKBA Health Law Section, Ft. Mitchell, KY, June 18, 2004

“The Role of the Nurse / Paralegal”  Beckfield College, Attorney Page Beetem’s  Paralegal Class, November 12, 2003

“Preparing for Deposition,” RN American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants – Lexington Chapter, Lexington, KY, August, 1997

“Preparing for Deposition,”  RN American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants – Lexington Chapter, Ft. Mitchell, KY, September, 1996

Major Publications

KC is an author of the following publication:

Co – Author: “Effective Preparation of the Expert Witness for Deposition,” The Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting Vol 19 (4) Fall 2008 p 26-29.