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M. Elizabeth Lanier

 

Description: Lanier_Elizabeth_BBP_headshoti.jpgLiz Lanier joined Gunn Law Group in July, 2014 after spending almost 15 years defending insurance companies, hospitals, health care practitioners, and large corporations. Liz's current practice focuses on the areas of medical malpractice and personal injury.

In addition to being an experienced litigator, Liz is also a registered nurse. She practiced nursing for 17 years prior to becoming an attorney. Her ability to understand the medical treatment used and medicines relied upon is extremely valuable in representing people who have been injured.


EDUCATION

  • Emory University School of Law
    • Juris Doctor, 1997
  • Kennesaw State University
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, summa cum laude, 1993
  • Career Development Center
    • Licensed Practical Nursing, 1980

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • The Florida Bar
  • Admitted 2001
  • The Georgia Bar
  • Admitted 1997
  • The Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers, Board of Directors
  • The Hillsborough Bar Association
  • The American Association of Nurse Attorneys

ADMISSIONS

  • United States Court of Appeal, Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia
  • All Florida State Courts and Georgia State Courts
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court

PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • 2011 Florida Legal Elite

PUBLICATIONS

  • Advance Directives: Following the Patient's Wishes, The Florida Nurse, Jan. 2009
  • Adverse Incident Reporting in Florida, The Florida Nurse, Sept. 2009
  • Florida's Good Samaritan Act, The Florida Nurse, Sept. 2010
  • HAWL's CLE Project: Legal Education for Relative Caregiver Advocates, HCBA Lawyer, Feb. 2011
  • Parlez-Vous la Terminologie Medicale?, The Florida Nurse, Mar. 2011
  • The Right to Refuse: Only for Some?, The Florida Nurse, June 2010
  • The Right to Refuse: Update, The Florida Nurse, Dec. 2010