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					                             Susan B. (Fink) Ramsey
                              324 Datura Street, Suite 223
                             West Palm Beach, FL 33401
                                    (561)686-1800
                           Susan@palmbeachtrialattorney.net

BAR MEMBERSHIPS:

The Connecticut Bar, 1987
The Florida Bar, 2001
U.S. District Court, CT, Southern District of Florida

Licensed Health Care Risk Manager – State of Florida 2011

EDUCATION:

City University of New York at Queens College Law School
Juris Doctor, June 1986

University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT
BSN, August 1980

State of University of New York, Farmingdale, NY
ADN, May 1977

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Attorney, 2006 - Present
Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Medical Malpractice and Health Care litigation matters. Trial preparation and
participation in all matters

Attorney, 2003 – 2006
LaBovick, LaBovick & Wald
Jupiter, FL
Litigation of wrongful death, personal injury claims, medical malpractice and product
liability matters. Responsible for medical practice and product liability matter from
intake to trial.

Attorney, 2002 – 2003
Kamen & Orlovsky, P.A.
West Palm Beach, FL
Personal injury litigation. Assisted in presentation of Seminole Indian Tribe matters.

Attorney, 2001 – 2002
Gary, Williams, Parenti, Finney, Lewis, McManus, Watson & Sperando
Stuart, FL
Medical malpractice litigation matters in Florida and other States. Additionally screened
and evaluated over 800 medical malpractice and product liability intake inquiries.
Ramsey CV Continuation:




Occupational Health Manager, 2000 - 2001
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
Ft. Pierce, FL
Supervised workers compensation and employee health departments. Evaluated and
managed all workers compensation claims, developed program to reduce costs of
workers’ compensation claims through direction of outside counsel defense costs.
Assisted Risk Manager and Human Resources Director with legal issues.

Medical Malpractice Consultant, 1999 – 2000
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Independent contractor reviewing medical malpractice and other serious personal injury
matters.

Attorney, 1994 – 1999
Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, P.C.
Medical malpractice litigation, workers’ compensation matters. Assisted State Liaison
Counsel, Attorney Karen Koskoff, in class action silicone breast implant litigation. Trial
preparation for State and Federal Matters.

Attorney, 1991 – 1994
Brayton & Mengacci, P.C.
Waterbury, CT
Medical malpractice defense litigation for Waterbury Hospital. General practice,
personal injury, wrongful death & workers’ compensation. Trial preparation for all
litigation matters.

Attorney, 1987 – 1988
Gallagher & Calistro, P.C.
New Haven, CT
General Personal injury litigation and Trial preparation.

Staff Nurse, 1977 – 1985
Yale – New Haven Hospital
Worked on various units, including coronary intensive care and emergency department
while pursuing bachelor’s degree in nursing and crisis intervention work. After starting
law school, worked nights during the summers in the Intensive Care unit while clerking
at the State’s Attorney’s office.
COMMUNITY SERVICE:

Counselor/Attorney, January 1980 – July 1999

New Haven Rape Crisis Program – As a counselor provided crisis intervention services
to survivors of sexual assault. As an attorney, conducted bi-annual training to new
counselors with respect to legal issues. Supervised volunteer rape crisis counselors.
Represented sexual assault victims in criminal proceedings. Performed seminars for
local police departments, universities and high schools.

President of the Greater Waterbury Chapter of Soroptimist International, 1993 – 1994
Ramsey CV Continuation:




Arnold Markle Award Recipient, 1991
Awarded by the State’s Attorney Office for the Judicial District of New Haven, CT and
New Haven Rape Crisis Program in recognition for work with survivors of sexual
assault.


RECENT PRESENTATIONS/PUBLICATIONS:

Legal Issues in Oncology Nursing, Association of Community Cancer Centers Annual
Meeting, Washington, D.C. - March 25, 1999

Analyzing Medical Records for the Paralegal, Institute for Paralegal Education, Inc.,
New Haven, CT – 1991 & 1998

Nursing Law in Connecticut, Institute for Paralegal Education, Inc., New Haven,
Hartford, CT – July 9, 1998, April 17, 1997 & April 18, 1997

Abusive Situations, chapter published, Fence Creek Publishers, Quick Look Series,
Legal and Ethical Issues in Clinical Nursing – 2001

Refusal of Treatment, chapter published, Fence Creek Publishers, Quick Look Series,
Legal and Ethical Issues in Clinical Nursing – 2001

Analyzing Medical Records for the Florida Paralegal, Institute for Paralegal Education,
Inc., West Palm Beach, FL – 2002 - 2009

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

FJA
Palm Beach County Bar Association
The American Association of Nurse Attorneys
Florida Association for Women Lawyers
American College of Legal Medicine

				
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