Elizabeth K. Zorn, RN, BSN ([email protected]): From 1985 to 1995, Beth worked as a legal nurse consultant at Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle, where she provided assistance in the defense of medical malpractice and other personal injury cases. Since 1995, Elizabeth’s extensive experience in the medical legal field has allowed her to develop an advanced level of knowledge and skills to assist attorneys at Faraci Lange, LLP in the screening and prosecution of medical malpractice, wrongful death and personal injury claims.
A board certified legal nurse consultant with more than 34 years’ experience in the legal field, Elizabeth is a member of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC) and The American Association for Justice. From 2010 to 2014, she served on the AALNC board of directors, including one year as president.
Elizabeth has contributed to multiple AALNC educational resources including Legal Nurse Consulting Principles and Practice (3 editions), the Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting, the Online Course, the Code of Ethics, Scope & Standards of Practice, and the LNCC Review Course. She has presented at several AALNC forums and multiple AALNC webinars. Since 2006, she has served on numerous national AALNC committees; she has mentored numerous LNC interns at her law firm; and in 2006, she co-created LNCExchange, a national networking forum for LNCs, with Claudia Caparco.
Claudia Caparco, RN, BSN, Legal Nurse Consultant/Forensic Nurse ([email protected]): Claudia, President/CEO of Alpha CHECKPOINT of Rochester, Inc. (www.alphacheckpoint.com), received her Bachelor’s degree from New York University in 1981. She worked as a registered nurse in hospital settings such as Medical/Surgical ICU, Neonatal Intensive Care, High Risk Labor and Delivery, and Infectious Disease Research until 1990, when she became employed by Faraci, Lange, Johns & Schwarz (www.faraci.com), a plaintiff law firm, as a Legal Nurse Consultant specializing in medical malpractice, wrongful death and personal injury claims.
In 1995, Claudia formed a medical-legal consulting business working with attorneys who specialize in medical malpractice, personal injury and criminal law. Since 1995, she has been serving the medical-legal needs of attorneys nationally. In December of 2000, Claudia formed Alpha CHECKPOINT of Rochester, Inc., as an extension of her forensic expertise, offering drug, alcohol, & forensic testing, DNA paternity & relationship testing including immigration and non-invasive prenatal, and background checks/employee screening to employers, attorneys and the public.
In 2006, she co-created LNCExchange, a national networking forum for LNCs, with Elizabeth Zorn. Claudia is a member of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC) (www.aalnc.org), International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) (www.iafn.org), and the American College of Forensic Examiners International (ACFE) (www.acfei.org), – Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Nursing.