Thank you This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Danielle Mason The Sanders FirmMontgomery, AL Kelly Fitzpatrick Fitzpatrick Law, Southbury, CTFor her entire career, Kelly A. Fitzpatrick has represented the interests of individuals who were harmed by pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices. She has also litigated medical malpractice, nursing home and other personal injury cases on behalf of people and their families. Kelly believes that vindicating the rights of people is doubly rewarding because, in addition to obtaining financial compensation for her clients, Kelly's advocacy benefits everyone by encouraging and enforcing social responsibility. Kelly was recognized by Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star" in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 and was honored by the Connecticut Law Tribune as one of the "New Leaders in the Law" in 2017. Nicole Kruegel Domnick, Cunningham & Whalen, Palm Beach Gardens, FLNicole Kruegel is an attorney in the law firm of Domnick Cunningham & Whalen. Her practice is dedicated to pursuing justice for victims of catastrophic injury and wrongful death, primarily in the areas of medical negligence and nursing home abuse and has obtained numerous six and seven-figure settlements for her clients.Ms. Kruegel is the current Secretary of the Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. She is committed to the FAWL mission, and passionate about promoting women in her local community. Ms. Kruegel also plays an active role in the Florida Justice Association and has served on the Women’s Caucus Board of Directors since 2018. She has a passion for lobbying on behalf of her clients to ensure their constitutional rights are protected at the state and federal level. Ms. Kruegel is an active member of the American Association for Justice and has traveled across the country helping the organization in its mission to promote a fair and effective justice system. She is currently serving on the AAJ Women Trial Lawyers Caucus Leadership Summit Committee. Jeanmarie Whalen Domnick, Cunningham & Whalen, Palm Beach Gardens, FLJeanmarie Whalen is an experienced civil trial lawyer and shareholder in the law firm of Domnick Cunningham & Whalen. She has a statewide and national practice devoted solely to representing the victims of catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death. Ms. Whalen litigates complex cases and specializes in trucking, automobile, aviation, maritime, bicycle, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. She has first chaired trials resulting in substantial recoveries for her clients. Ms. Whalen currently holds leadership positions statewide and nationally, serving on the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and the Florida Justice Association, co-chair of the AAJ Election Committee and as Chair of AAJ’s Trucking Litigation Group. Ms. Whalen is also the 2017 recipient of the Justice Barbara Pariente Award, presented to an individual who has demonstrated a commitment to promoting women in the legal community. Sara Williams Alexander Shunnarah Injury Attorneys, Birmingham, ALSara Williams has litigated a variety of cases across the State of Alabama, including premises liability, motor vehicle negligence, wrongful death and trucking cases. Sara is an adjunct professor of Trial Advocacy at Cumberland School of Law and also serves as a coach for Cumberland School of Law’s nationally ranked mock trial teams. Jennifer Ingram Ingram PLLC, Hattiesburg, MSJennifer earned her Juris Doctorate from the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville in 1998, and since that time has actively advocated for her clients in the areas of Catastrophic Personal Injury, Medical Negligence, Commercial and Business Torts, Consumer Fraud, Product Liability, National Multi-District Litigation, Eminent Domain, Wills & Estates, and Family Law. Jennifer is actively involved in the Mississippi Bar, and will serve as President for the 2020-2021 Bar year, becoming the 5th female attorney to be elected to the Presidency. She has served as Chair of the Committees for Professional Responsibility, Ethics, and Professionalism, has been inducted as a Fellow of the Mississippi Bar, which is one of the highest honors afforded members of the Bar. Jennifer is also an active member of the Mississippi Association for Justice, in which she has held numerous leadership positions, and the American Association for Justice. Emmie Schulte Schulte Consulting Services Emmie Schulte is the founder and owner of Schulte Consulting Services. Throughout her career, Ms. Schulte has gained expertise in her practice of probate and consumer bankruptcy law, which has allowed her to expand her reach and extend her services to plaintiff’s firms and their clients. The focus of Schulte Consulting Services is probate and bankruptcy deficiency analysis and resolution to ensure plaintiff’s lawyers fees and expenses are protected in the face of ancillary legal discrepancies. Emmie is honored to bring humanity and compassion to complex legal matters through her innovative legal solutions. Jennifer Maglio Maglio Christopher & Toale, Sarasota, FLJennifer Maglio brings her experience litigating complex cases through appeal to Maglio Christopher & Toale, P.A. as the Firm’s senior appellate attorney. Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Maglio prosecuted and defended civil matters in Florida and in Federal Courts in Florida, New York, and Chicago. At mctLaw, Ms. Maglio handles appeals for the Firm’s clients, including appeals to the Court of Federal Claims and the Federal Circuit regarding vaccine injury. Ms. Maglio has appeared in briefing before the United States Supreme Court, filing an Amicus Brief with the United States Supreme Court in the matter of Bruesewitz v. Wyeth on behalf of the Vaccine Injured Petitioners Bar Association, The George Washington University Law School Vaccine Injury Clinic, and a Firm client. Ms. Maglio is active in the AAJ Vaccine Litigation Group, the Vaccine Injured Petitioners Bar Association, and Women En Mass. Ms. Maglio is a Master Emeritus of the American Inns of Court and belongs to the Florida Association of Women Lawyers.