Articles

Publications and Presentations
When Maria began her consulting business in 2000, it was to do what she loves most: working with attorneys and companies to provide vocational services. She has written and spoken frequently to educate the community about how her services can clarify earning capacity and return to work issues.


Publication
North Carolina Lawyer's Weekly, Volume 20, No. 23, August 20, 2007 "The Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant in Worker's Compensation"


Publication
North Carolina Lawyer's Weekly, Volume 20, No. 21, August 6, 2007 "How To Use Experts in Litigation
 

Publication
The Advocate, Volume 24, Number 4, May 2006, "Using Experts in Litigation"


Publication
American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants-Charlotte Chapter, "Understanding Vocational Consultants in Litigation" (2/6/06)


Presentation
Durham Orange Women Attorneys, "Vocational Consulting Services" (10/20/05)


Co-Presenter
The Family Law Section Annual Meeting, "Proving Earning Capacity" Co-Presenter (5/13/05)


Publication
Facts and Findings, August 2004, Volume XXXI, Issue 2, "The Vocational Consultant in Litigation"


Publication
RehabPro, July/Aug/Sept 2004, "Effective Expert Witness Techniques"


Publication
North Carolina Lawyer's Weekly, Volume 17, No. 6, April 26, 2004 "Using a Vocational Consultant in the Litigation Process"


Presentation
The NC Association of Women Attorneys, Guilford County Chapter "Introduction to Vocational Expert Services" (11/14/03)
 

Publication
The Litigator, Volume 23, Number 3, June 2003, The NC Bar Association "The Vocational Consultant in Litigation"


Presentation
American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants-Charlotte Chapter, "Depositions and Testimony" (6/18/03)


Publication
Family Forum, Volume 23, Number 3, March 2003, The NC Bar Association "Earning Capacity Evaluation in Divorce Litigation"


Presentation
Greensboro Family Law Section Meeting, "Earning Capacity Assessments in Family Law Cases" (4/15/03)


Publication
RehabPro Jan/Feb/March 2003, "How Vocational Case Managers Can Effectively Provide Services to Long Term Disability Vendors"


Presentation
Mecklenburg County Bar Association, Family Law Section Meeting, "Establishing Earning Capacity in Support Cases" (3/12/02)


Publication
The Campbell Law Observer, May 2001, "The Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant in Litigation"


Publication
Today's American Woman, May 2001, "Do a Little Planning Before Venturing Back into the Workforce"


Publication
Labor and Employment, Volume 19, Number 2, March 2001, The NC Bar Association, "The Vocational Expert in Employment Litigation"


Publication
The Litigator, Volume 21, Number 2, February 2001, The NC Bar Association, "The Role of the Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant in Litigation"


Publication
Family Forum, Volume 21, Number 2, December 2000, The NC Bar Association, "The Role of the Vocational Expert in Divorce Litigation"


Presentation
The Greensboro Paralegal Association, "The Basics of Vocational Rehabilitation" (7/00)

 

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