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Mesothelioma
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Mesothelioma
& Asbestos

Learn more about mesothelioma, symptoms & treatment, frequently asked questions and more.
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Mesothelioma
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Mesothelioma
& Asbestos

Learn more about mesothelioma, symptoms & treatment, frequently asked questions and more.
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Mass Torts, Defective Drugs & Products
Mass Torts, Defective Drugs & Products
We help victims of dangerous drugs (Actos, Mirena, Lipitor, etc.) and faulty devices (hip implants, pacemakers, etc.)
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Mass Torts, Defective Drugs & Products
Mass Torts, Defective Drugs & Products
We help victims of dangerous drugs (Actos, Mirena, Lipitor, etc.) and faulty devices (hip implants, pacemakers, etc.)
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Personal Injury &
Workers' Compensation
Personal Injury &
Workers' Compensation

We help clients who need assistance with work-related injuries linked to asbestos and other serious problems.
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Personal Injury &
Workers' Compensation
Personal Injury &
Workers' Compensation

We help clients who need assistance with work-related injuries linked to asbestos and other serious problems.

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Meet Our Staff

Supporting our attorneys in these efforts is a staff of highly trained paralegals and professionals, each of whom has been specially trained to deal with the demands of complex asbestos and mesothelioma lawsuits. Clients find our staff to be an incredible source of support and a valuable resource that ensures someone in the office will almost always be able to answer questions and address their concerns if their attorney is not immediately available.

Our Knowledgeable, Professional Staff

Managers

  • Howard, Kristina - Office Manager Kristina Howard Office Manager
  • Lagemann, Caitlin - HR Manager Caitlin Lagemann HR Manager
  • Hartweger, Kathy - Finance Manager Kathy Hartweger Finance Manager
  • Celeste Graham - IT Manager Celeste Graham IT Manager

Paralegals

  • Kanallakan, Nicole - Discovery Paralegal Nicole Kanallakan Discovery Paralegal
  • Schildknecht, Jennifer - Discovery Paralegal Jennifer Schildknecht Discovery Paralegal
  • Jarke, Mila - Litigation Paralegal Mila Jarke Litigation Paralegal
  • Schiber, Tanya - Litigation Paralegal Tanya Schiber Litigation Paralegal
  • Darr, Suzanne - Litigation Paralegal Suzanne Darr Litigation Paralegal
  • Steiner, Danielle - Litigation Paralegal Danielle Steiner Litigation Paralegal
  • Meyer, Krysten - Mass Torts Paralegal Krysten Meyer Mass Torts Paralegal
  • Hatten, Morgan - Medicare Paralegal Morgan Hatten Medicare Paralegal
  • Christ, Alecia - Research Paralegal Alecia Christ Research Paralegal
  • Rose-Nasello, Brittani - Special Projects Paralegal Brittani Rose-Nasello Senior Paralegal
  • Abena Peters - Paralegal Abena Peters Paralegal
  • Candace May - Mass Torts Candace May Mass Torts
  • Carrie Sexton - Paralegal Carrie Sexton Paralegal
  • Christopher Pope - Paralegal Christopher Pope Paralegal
  • Dawn Frohock - Mass Torts Dawn Frohock Mass Torts
  • Debbie Schumacher - Mass Torts Debbie Schumacher Mass Torts
  • Haley Schlect - Paralegal Haley Schlect Paralegal
  • Henry Bella - Paralegal Henry Bella Paralegal
  • Jackie Pacheco-Graham - Paralegal Jackie Pacheco-Graham Paralegal
  • Jan VanLant Welsh - Mass Torts Jan VanLant Welsh Mass Torts
  • Karah Law - Mass Torts Karah Law Mass Torts
  • Katie Copeland - Floater Paralegal Katie Copeland Floater Paralegal
  • Kristen Rippee - Paralegal Kristen Rippee Paralegal
  • Lauren Wheat - Paralegal Lauren Wheat Paralegal
  • Nicole Cayson - Mass Torts Nicole Cayson Mass Torts
  • Sara Vincent - Mass Torts Sara Vincent Mass Torts
  • Tia Kruger - Paralegal Tia Kruger Paralegal

Legal Assistants

  • Dallas, Chris - Legal Secretary to Randy Gori Chris Dallas Legal Assistant to Randy Gori
  • Friedrich, Samantha - Medicare Legal Assistant Samantha Friedrich Medicare Legal Assistant
  • Devine, Dawn - Legal Assistant Depositions Dawn Devine Legal Assistant Depositions
  • Padgett, Susan - Legal Assistant Susan Padgett Legal Assistant
  • Heigert, Lindy - Legal Assistant Lindy Heigert Legal Assistant
  • Rushton, Amy - Legal Assistant Amy Rushton Legal Assistant
  • Welch, Ashley - Legal Assistant Ashley Welch Legal Assistant
  • Fish Amy - Legal Assistant Amy Fish Legal Assistant
  • Carly Davis - Medicare Legal Assistant Carly Davis Medicare Legal Assistant
  • Jennifer Kenney - Legal Assistant Jennifer Kenney Legal Assistant
  • Sanders, C'ara - Service C’ara Sanders Legal Assistant
  • Connie Hannis - Legal Assistant Connie Hannis Legal Assistant
  • Courtney Gusewell - Legal Assistant Courtney Gusewell Legal Assistant
  • Mary Crank - Legal Secretary Mary Crank Legal Secretary
  • Natalie Terrell - Legal Assistant Natalie Terrell Legal Assistant
  • Paige Violette - Legal Assistant Paige Violette Legal Assistant
  • Tiffani Radake - Backup Receptionist, Legal Assistant Tiffani Radake Backup Receptionist, Legal Assistant

PID

  • Guarino, Daniel - PID Daniel Guarino PID
  • Twyford, Darren - PID Darren Twyford PID
  • Boyd, Kristopher - PID Kristopher Boyd PID
  • Cozad, Cindy - PID Cindy Cozad PID
  • Jessica Cochran - PID Jessica Cochran PID
  • Tyler Hamilton - PID Tyler Hamilton PID

Bankruptcy

  • Johnessee, Phyllis - Bankruptcy Phyllis Johnessee Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Allison, Nichole - Bankruptcy Paralegal Nichole Allison Bankruptcy Paralegal
  • DeSherlia, Holly - Bankruptcy Paralegal Holly DeSherlia Bankruptcy Paralegal
  • Farmer, Jennifer - Legal Assistant Jennifer Farmer Legal Assistant
  • Felton, Alicia - Legal Assistant Alicia Felton Bankruptcy Paralegal
  • Forrester, Michele - Legal Assistant Michele Forrester Legal Assistant
  • Frost, Jessie - Legal Assistant Jessie Frost Legal Assistant
  • Dorothy Hill - Bankruptcy Dorothy Hill Bankruptcy
  • Jennifer Drury - Bankruptcy Jennifer Drury Bankruptcy
  • Lauren Read - Bankruptcy Lauren Read Bankruptcy
  • Shayna Vogel - Bankruptcy Shayna Vogel Bankruptcy

Complaints

  • Roberson, Joy - Complaints Joy Roberson Complaints
  • Wright, Jennifer - Complaints Jennifer Wright Complaints

Service

  • Kimberlee Boltz - Service Kimberlee Boltz Service
  • Bowser, Connie - Service Connie Bowser Service
  • Garee, Janice - Service Janice Garee Service
  • Terri Branson - Service Terri Branson Service

Waivers & Consents

  • Gray, Tara - Waivers & Consents Tara Gray Waivers & Consents
  • Myra Huch - Waivers and Consents Myra Huch Waivers and Consents

Affidavits

  • Stewart, Becky - Affidavits Becky Stewart Affidavits
  • Tourville, Erica - Affidavits Erica Tourville Affidavits
  • Cathcart, Christina - Affidavits Christina Cathcart Affidavits
  • Brooke Harlan - Affidavits Brooke Harlan Affidavits
  • Hannah Fink - Affidavits Hannah Fink Affidavits

Intake Coordinator

  • Thatcher, Emily - Intake Coordinator Emily Thatcher Intake Coordinator
  • Shelly Tongay - Intake Coordinator Shelly Tongay Intake Coordinator
  • Kelsey Seketa - Intake Coordinator Kelsey Seketa Intake Coordinator
  • Heather Birdsell - Intake Coordinator Heather Birdsell Intake Coordinator
  • Brianna Winston Mass Torts, Intake Brianna Winston Mass Torts, Intake
  • Meaghan Goldman - Mass Torts, Intake Meaghan Goldman Mass Torts, Intake
  • Susan Elliott - Intake at Home Weekends Susan Elliott Intake at Home Weekends

Medical

  • Ridenbark, Karah - Medical Karah Ridenbark Medical
  • Lisa Steele - Medical Lisa Steele Medical

Settlements

  • Hudson, Nicole - Settlements Nicole Hudson Settlements
  • Lawson, Stephanie - Settlements Stephanie Lawson Settlements
  • Hopley, Katie - Settlement Paralegal Katie Hopley Settlement Paralegal

Other Staff

  • Boyce, Mary Beth - Receptionist Mary Beth Boyce Receptionist
  • Drew North - IT Drew North IT
  • Lucas Weiss - IT Lucas Weiss IT
  • Matthew Cook - Accounting Matthew Cook Accounting
  • Paula Cox - Runner, Scanning Paula Cox Runner, Scanning

California Office

  • Angela Red - Paralegal Angela Red Paralegal
  • Farzana La Rue - Legal Assistant Farzana La Rue Legal Assistant

Florida Office

  • Yesenia Witherspoon - Paralegal Yesenia Witherspoon Paralegal
  • Meredith White - Bankruptcy Meredith White – Bankruptcy
  • Leif Carlson - Intake Leif Carlson Intake

New York Office

  • John Duque - Paralegal John Duque Paralegal

Why Choose The Gori Law Firm?

Experience

With over 100 years of combined legal experience, we guide our clients through the litigation process by addressing questions and concerns and about the outcome every step of the way. Read More

Results

The team at The Gori Law Firm fights hard for clients, working to get the compensation and the settlement they deserve, obtaining over $3 billion in verdicts and settlements for our clients. Read More

Team Approach

We are more than just experienced attorneys: our team is also made up of highly trained paralegals and professionals specially trained to deal with the demands of these complex cases. Read More

Faster Trial Dates
We know that obtaining funds in a timely manner will help cover medical expenses. The Gori Law Firm works quickly to recover funds and secure the earliest possible trial dates on our client's behalf. Read More

Recognition

  • Super Lawyers
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • American Association for Justice
  • ABA Defending Liberty Pursuing Justice
  • Illinois State Bar Association

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