Jamie P. Sullivan
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Qualifications: Over 25 years' Legal Experience in Insurance Claims Management, Risk Management, and Legal Administration. Master's Degree. Certified Paralegal.
Law Firm of Bernstein & Bernstein May 2018 to Present
Manage all phases of discovery including Interrogatories, RTAs, Witness Lists, Motions and Case Evaluation Summaries.
Hackney Grover Law Firm January 2018 to April 2018
Assistant Office Manager-Paralegal
Responsible for office IT, supplies, HR issues, and office management while working with one attorney as a Paralegal.
Allstate Property Insurance Company September 2017-January 2018
CONTRACT Litigation Paralegal
Management of all Discovery aspects of litigation files including Interrogatories, Request to Admit, Motions, Witness Lists and Case Evaluations.
Nationwide Insurance Company Trial Division October 2016-May 2017
Senior Litigation Paralegal to Senior Partner
Responsible for all Discovery of No-Fault, Third Party and General Liability litigation
including case analysis/impact reports, Interrogatories, medical record reviews, Motions, and general trial/settlement case preparation.
Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, PC-Insurance Defense 2015-2016
Paralegal to Senior Partner
Evaluate and manage over 200 files including Discovery Requests, Motions, IMEs and Trial
The Sam Bernstein Law Firm
Pre-Suit Paralegal 2012-2015
Review, investigate and resolve personal injury claims, slip and fall cases and medical malpractice claims. Interview clients; assist with no-fault benefits and insurance requirements. Work with insurance adjusters to resolve claims. Identify legal risks during pre-suit process. Assist with implementing HR policies including job descriptions.
TVWorks, Inc., Birmingham, MI 2006-2012
Legal Marketing Specialist
Prepare client presentations of media plans. Meet with clients to review media budget and script finalization. Maintain legal claims. Verify legal contracts. Develop employee benefits, policies and procedures, and identify risk issues. Maintain Workers' Compensation and General Liability Insurance. Assist with recruitment of new clients.
Garden City Hospital, Garden City, MI 1997-2006
Director of Risk Management Department
Provided Legal, Safety, and Risk Management Education to Medical Staff. Handled patient and employee complaints to insure quality care. Worked with HR on Workers' Compensation claims. Managed all medical malpractice and general liability claims and lawsuits, including setting reserves, investigation, risk financing and settlement negotiations. Developed Risk Management Department policies and procedures. Purchased various insurance policies for hospital property/safety exposures. Chair, Risk Prevention Review Committee. Recruited physicians and nursing staff for hospital through marketing initiatives. Conducted new employee education.
Decreased indemnity payments by 25% & Attorney fees by 50% in 2 years
Sinai Hospital, Detroit, MI 1988-1997 Senior Risk Management Educator
Supervised Risk Managers. Processed high exposure claims and lawsuits. Addressed legal issues/office compliance with hospital staff. Maintained financial reports. Resolved/negotiated complaints and billing issues.
Developed, implemented and conducted a Loss Prevention Training Program for hospital staff.
Provided In-Service Education & New Employee Orientation
Master of Arts/Online Teaching and eLearning 2014-Present
Post-Graduate Certification-HR, Bereavement Counseling 2014
Madonna University 2013 Master of Arts/ Business Leadership
Madonna University 2010 Bachelor of Science-College of Education with Honors
Central Michigan University 1996 Curriculum: Business Administration
University of Detroit College of Law/ American Institute for Paralegal Studies 1986 Legal Assistant Certification Certificate of Scholarly Distinction