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Susan A. Bocamazo, Esq.
A summa cum laude graduate of Providence College and a graduate of Harvard Law School, Susan practiced for 2 1/2 years in the litigation department of Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault in Boston before joining Lawyers USA as a news writer in 1994. She has been the newspaper’s editor since 2001. Susan became Associate Publisher in January 2006 and was promoted to Publisher in September 2007.
Reni Gertner, M.P.H.
Reni joined Lawyers USA when she graduated from Brown University in 1997. She obtained a Master’s Degree in public health from Boston University in January 2005, and was appointed Editor of the Massachusetts Medical Law Report in September 2005. She became News Editor of Lawyers USA in 2008, and she was promoted to Managing Editor in 2011.
Patrick M. Murphy, Esq.
Pat is a graduate of Cleveland State University and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He joined the Lawyers Weekly family of publications in 1997 as an Ohio opinion editor. Before joining Lawyers USA in 2002, Pat also held the positions of news editor, legal editor and managing editor for Ohio Lawyers Weekly. His first experience in legal publishing was as an editor of reference books and newsletters for Business Laws, Inc. Pat’s prior legal experience includes four years as a law clerk in the Ohio Court of Appeals, 8th Appellate District.
Kimberly Atkins, Esq.
Kimberly Atkins has covered the U. S. Supreme Court and Capitol Hill for Lawyers USA and its sister publications for more than four years, providing news coverage and legal analyses as well as writing the DC Dicta blog. Before joining Lawyers USA, Kimberly worked at a number of daily newspapers including the Boston Globe and Boston Herald, where she covered education and politics. Before launching her journalism career, Kimberly was a litigation and appellate attorney in Boston.
Sylvia Hsieh, Esq.
Sylvia rejoined Lawyers USA in 2008 to open the California office after a previous tenure in the Boston office. She is a graduate of Boston College Law School, and has clerked for the Massachusetts Superior Court and practiced immigration law.
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Lawyers USA presents Lawyers in Practice
This is the first edition of Lawyers USA's Lawyers in Practice, where we discuss the hot issues facing practicing attorneys and law firms.
In this edition, we discuss how to prevent legal malpractice claims with better communication, with Jim Calloway, director of the Oklahoma Bar Association's Management Assistance Program, and Dan Pinnington, vice-president of Claims Prevention and Stakeholder Relations at LawPRO, a professional liability carrier based in Toronto, Canada.
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