Grace has a diverse background as an attorney in medical law and as a former medical professional, having practiced as a nurse and served in managerial positions. Through these experiences, she directly understands the legal challenges and opportunities facing the health-care industry, as well as the strategies necessary to prepare and protect them during litigation. Today, she applies her talents to support two industry niches: traditional medical malpractice and correctional health care.
For medical malpractice clients, Grace is deeply aware of the interconnected pieces her clients must dissect and address in complex medical records. She helps each client to thoroughly meet their legal needs, from identifying which medical studies relate to a case to selecting the medical experts integral to the defense. Through her intricate and steadfast support, Grace handles each case with resolve.
For correctional health-care clients, Grace understands how to navigate the medical systems of varied corrections facilities and has significant experience defending 42 USC section 1983 matters and the complexities of civil rights litigation combined with medicine. She brings experience in all aspects of litigation, including research, appeals, client investigation, and beyond. As such, you gain an ally who can help you streamline the intricacies of the correctional medical environment.
No matter her clients’ goals, Grace’s attention to detail helps ensure that each person can express their concerns and thereby create the best legal outcomes. Outside of the office, Grace pursues a variety of hobbies, including poetry, photography, hiking, and running. She’s also a food enthusiast who enjoys learning about the history and culture of culinary experiences. Grace is a fluent native-Spanish speaker.
•Recognized jointly with Ed McNelis for the most trial defense victories of any attorney throughout the country by TeamHealth
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•The American Association of Nurse Attorneys
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