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Liz combines her legal expertise with her clinical background as a registered nurse to assist healthcare clients, including physicians, pharmacists, and long term care providers, with the legal issues frequently encountered in the healthcare field.

She focuses her practice on regulatory compliance, professional licensing, government investigations, and corporate healthcare litigation, including medical malpractice defense. Her representative experience includes, but is not limited to, representing healthcare professionals before professional boards and government agencies, contesting deficiencies on behalf of long term care facilities through informal dispute resolution and the federal administrative appeal process, and assisting healthcare organizations in responding to government investigations, audits, subpoenas, and complex document production requests. In addition to her healthcare practice, Liz also does general litigation and has experience with all phases of litigation including case strategy, discovery, motion practice, settlement negotiation, and trial.

Prior to joining the firm, Liz worked for University of Missouri Health Care as a Registered Nurse specializing in emergency medicine, intensive care, trauma and forensics. She has over ten years of clinical experience in the healthcare field.




  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Family Violence Clinic, Spring 2015


  • J.D., University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law
    • cum laude
    • Missouri Law Review, Associate Editor
  • B.S.N., University of Florida
    • Nursing


  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri