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Paralegal

Shirley F. Potter

Biography

Having worked for various metro Detroit-based hospital systems, Shirley has over 30 years of healthcare claims management and risk management experience. She currently serves as a paralegal in the Smith Haughey medical malpractice department. In her current position she supports attorneys with varying medical-legal based analysis, research, summation of medical records, detailed file review, deposition summary preparation and interaction with hospital staff and witnesses. Shirley brings a different perspective to her position based on her legal and risk management experience working within hospital systems. She also assists in factual research during the discovery process and will provide litigation and trial support as needed. 


Previous Experience

Education

  • Oakland University (Certificate – Paralegal Studies, 1988)
  • Michigan State University (Bachelors Degree, Psychology, 1980)