Lisa Van Essendelft
Legal Nurse Consultant
Lisa VanEssendelft has been a Registered Professional Nurse since 1989. She has over twenty years of experience in various aspects of the Nursing Profession. She began her career at St. Charles Hospital as a nurse's aide. After passing her licensing exam, she worked on various units in the hospital setting including medical-surgical, labor and delivery, pediatrics, and newborn ICU. Her varied experience has been extremely beneficial to the firm’s medical malpractice team.
As a legal nurse consultant at Finz & Finz, Lisa plays a significant role in reviewing all medical malpractice cases. In 2015 she received the title of Legal Nurse Consultant Certified. The prestigious title reflects her knowledge and ability to perform at the highest level as both a clinic nurse and a legal nurse consultant. Her involvement in cases from inception through trial is an asset to the medical malpractice team.
Lisa helps other nurses looking to become legal nurse consultants by teaching a class on the subject a few times a year at Stony Brook University.