Litigation Paralegals

DENISE MARSTERS, F.R.P., was born at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida.  She received her B.A. degree in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida in 1992.  She has over 25 years’ experience in the legal field in the areas of litigation defense and medical malpractice.

Ms. Marsters can be reached at (407) 481-9449, ext. 132, or via e-mail at:  dlm@eifg-law.com.

NIKKI DUMM, F.R.P., was born in Peoria, IL.  She received her degree in Environmental Science from Rollins College and has served in the United States Navy Reserve. She has over 20 years’ experience in the legal field in the in the areas of litigation defense and medical malpractice.

Ms. Dumm can be reached at (407) 481-9449, ext. 105, or via e-mail at: nld@eifg-law.com.

Legal Nurse Consultants

SHELLEY BROWNE, BSN, RN, CLNC obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Cedarville University in 1986.  She worked primarily in acute care settings with medical/surgical, geriatric, orthopedic and oncology patients before finding her passion in Women’s Health.  This led to a transition into the field of obstetrics, including labor & delivery and maternal/child.  Ms. Browne served as adjunct Maternal/Child Professor at Adventist University of Health Sciences 2005-2008. After 30 years of clinical practice, she received certification as a legal nurse consultant in 2016 and joined the firm.

Ms. Browne can be reached at (407) 481-9449, ext. 125 or via e-mail at: slb@eifg-law.com.

PAMELA CURREN, BSN, RN, LNCC received her AA degree from University of Florida and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Medical College of Georgia.  She has practiced as a legal nurse consultant for more than 25 years and was among the first group of LNC’s to achieve certification in 1998.  For over a decade, she was the co-coordinator and instructor for the Legal Nurse Consultant course at University of Central Florida.   Ms. Curren’s clinical nursing experience includes medical/surgical nursing and PCU, serving as the unit’s preceptor.   She also worked as a home health nurse and a ship’s nurse, after which she worked in quality assurance for one of the larger hospital facilities in the Central Florida area.  Her experience in quality assurance then led her into the legal nurse consulting arena.  Ms. Curren is a member of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants and a member of the Greater Orlando Chapter of American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants. 

Ms. Curren can be reached at (407) 481-9449, ext. 109 or via e-mail at pcc@eifg-law.com.

Deborah Smith, RN, LNC was born in Munich, Germany, and grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii.  She has lived in Florida since 1982 and received her AS degree in Nursing in 1997 from Indian River Community College.  She has been working as a legal nurse consultant since 2005, with experience in working with worker’s compensation, Social Security, personal injury and medical malpractice cases.  Ms. Smith’s clinical nursing experience has primarily been in cardiology, but also briefly included the mother-baby and newborn nursery units.  She has also worked as a home health nurse and an Assistant Director of Nursing at a skilled nursing facility. 

Ms. Smith can be reached at (407) 481-9449, ext. 133, or via e-mail at: das@eifg-law.com.

JUDY A. YOUNG, MSN, MHL, RN, LNCC is a nurse with over 42 years’ experience, 20 of which were served in the US Air Force.  Ms. Young’s LNC experience includes defense of mass torts/product liability and medical malpractice.  She has many years’ experience as a critical care nursing expert.  In addition to decades of critical care experience, she has been a nursing school director and instructor, and has experience in nursing administration and flight nursing.  Ms. Young has a master’s degree in nursing from University of Oklahoma, and a master's degree in health law, from the Sheppard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University.  She is active in many areas of nursing, and is a member of American Nurses Association, Florida Nurses Association, American Heart Association, American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants and the Greater Orlando Chapter of American Association of legal Nurse Consultants, where she serves on the Board of Directors.  Email address: jay@eifg-law.com.

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