Nevada State Bar No. 13869

Professional Experience:

October, 2016- Present

Associate Attorney­- Las Vegas, NV

  • McCullough, Dobberstein & Evans, Ltd.
  • Emphasis on Personal Injury, General Business Law, Construction Law and Real Estate

Federal and Nevada State Practice, Trial Practice, Successful Result Short-trial Program, Legal Analysis, Legal Research and writing, Mediation and Arbitration Preparation, Case Management, Client Interaction, Discovery, Extensive Federal and State Law and Motion Practice; numerous legal pleadings, extensive review of medical records and billing and legal billing practices.

May, 2016-September, 2016

Associate Attorney­- Las Vegas, NV

  • Helm and Associates
  • Emphasis on Insurance Defense.
  • Cases include:  Personal Injury Auto Accident, Slip and Fall and Construction Defect Defense

Client Interaction, Personal Injury Claim and Settlement Analysis, Legal Analysis, Legal Research, Mediation Preparation, Case Management, Discovery, Law and Motion Practice, Review of Medical Records and Billing, Deposition and Trial Preparation.

2009-2016

Senior Litigation Paralegal

  • Law Offices of John P. Burns, San Juan Cap., CA
  • Plaintiff’s Personal Injury-Automobile Accidents, Slip and Fall

Successful settlement negotiation in hundreds of cases. Highest negotiated settlement was $500,000.00.  All aspects of case project management: initial client interviews, analysis, negotiations, problem solving.  Drafted complex documents including demand letters, research memos, complaints, pleadings and discovery.  Review and analyze medical records and billing.   Medicare and insurance liens.  Assist with Medicare set-asides.

EDUCATION:

  • McGeorge School of Law, J.D. 2000, San Francisco State, B.A. Intl. Relations 1994.

SKILLS:

Successful negotiator.  Excellent communication skills, Expert relationship builder.  Able to foster client trust.  Proven track record of professional success. Self motivated, highly driven, highly ethical, critical and creative thinking and analysis.   Problem solving and tech savvy. Proficient with MS applications including Word, Outlook and Excel.