Amy combines attention to detail and efficiency with compassion for every client's situation. She is knowledgeable about the cases and provides essential support in preparing the cases for mediation and trial. Amy has earned national recognition for her approach to reviewing medical records for litigation purposes, presented over 100 times to national audiences, and authored numerous articles on this and other law-related topics. She has mentored many local paralegals and young associate attorneys, and also served as a preceptor for the University of Massachusetts-Lowell's paralegal program. She was selected as the 2017 National Paralegal of the Year by The American Association for Justice. She is a past-President of the Charleston Association of Legal Assistants, past-President of the South Carolina Alliance of Paralegal Associations, and currently serves as an appointed member to the Continuing Education Council for the National Association of Legal Assistants. At Yarborough Applegate, we rely on Amy for her judgment and analytical abilities as well as her ability to interact with clients, attorneys, and the court staff.
Amy earned her Bachelor's degree from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Before joining Yarborough Applegate, Amy worked as a claims adjuster for Nationwide Insurance and then as a paralegal for another prominent Charleston attorney also in the arena of complex litigation. She has extensive experience in catastrophic injury cases, medical malpractice, trucking litigation, and business litigation. Amy works hard to obtain excellent results for our clients and she truly enjoys working in the paralegal field. It is this type of dedication and commitment that she will bring to your case.
Amy and her husband Jeff live in Mount Pleasant and have three children - Callie, Max, and Cody.
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