NCAJ Preferred Partners
Many thanks to the below Preferred Partners for their continued support of NCAJ’s mission of empowering a strong community of trial lawyers.
Advocate Partners | $40,000
Cattie & Gonzalez
Cattie & Gonzalez is the nation’s preeminent law firm providing clients legal advice about resolving liens and protecting future healthcare benefits like Medicare and Medicaid.
Our team of experienced attorneys, paralegals, nurses and analysts knows how to get great reductions for Medicare conditional payments, Medicaid liens, and other liens.
We also provide clients with services such as future medical cost projections, Medicare Set-aside (MSA) Allocations, and the ability to submit MSAs to Medicare for review and approval. Perhaps our most innovative service though is our MSA Legal Opinion, which is used by thousands of clients nationwide to protect a client’s future Medicare benefits and protect the client and firm from Medicare’s potential overreach for MSA proceeds.
We call it the Cattie Promise, and we stand behind the legal conclusions of our MSA Legal Opinions 100%. Cattie & Gonzalez is based in Charlotte, and we look forward to resolving liens and preservation future government benefits on behalf of the victims of Camp Lejeune and its contaminated water.
Settlement Planning Services
With over 30 years of litigation and settlement planning experience, Raleigh attorney Tacker LeCarpentier started Settlement Planning Services to provide comprehensive settlement planning services to injury victims, their families and attorneys throughout the State of North Carolina.
A North Carolina native, Tacker has been a strong NCAJ supporter, member and sponsor for over 17 years. At no charge to your clients, Tacker and his associates offer life care planning cost analysis, governmental benefits assessments, mediation attendance, as well as appearances at all settlement hearings. Settlement planning solutions include Structured Settlements, Special Needs Trusts, Family Security and Settlement Preservation Trusts, Medicare Set-Aside Accounts, and lien resolution assistance.
Securing Your Clients’ Future Financial Needs.
Diamond Partners | $30,000
In business since 1977 as the first mutually owned insurance company for lawyers in the country, Lawyers Mutual has been providing continuous financial protection from professional liability to North Carolina lawyers longer than any other insurance company. Legal professional liability insurance is the only type of coverage we offer. As a result of doing one thing, we do that one thing well.
Lawyers Mutual has a reputation for leadership and professionalism, and a commitment to North Carolina lawyers by which other malpractice insurance providers must be measured. Our dedicated professionals are always available to discuss your coverage or claims. We provide a broad program of risk management and law practice management education at no cost to policyholders. We also recognize and value the many contributions of our insureds that meet the legal needs of the public.
Lawyers Mutual takes pride in being your supportive partner while building for a better tomorrow.
Platinum Partners | $20,000
Personal injuries are painful emotionally and physically. Personal injury settlements should represent healing and order born out of chaos and loss.
When you work with Byrd Settlements, we will:
- Protect your recovery
- Simplify your life
- Secure your future
We provide as much or as little direction as needed to create a lifetime of financial security.
We consider it our responsibility to both clients and their loved ones to reduce or even eliminate financial risk to the extent possible and appropriate and do everything we can to provide a lifetime of financial security.
Bryan Milner is a Senior Structured Settlement Consultant with Milner Settlements through Sage Settlement Consulting. He has been working with attorneys and their clients in North Carolina for over 19 years, and continues to be a strong supporter of NCAJ. Bryan takes on a compassionate, comprehensive approach. He understands the important and complex financial decisions that face individuals and families who are receiving settlements. He provides creative structured settlement options and helps the attorney navigate the complexities of settlement-related issues such as Medicare Set-Asides, Trusts, Lien Resolution, etc. He also assists attorneys with designing fee structures for their contingency fees. Bryan is a committee member of the newly formed American Association of Settlement Consultants (AASC).
Silver Partners | $10,000
Forge for Business
Forge for Business provides a broad range of financial services tailored to meet the needs of contingent fee attorneys, law firms, and general businesses. Services include, but are not limited to, attorney fee deferral products and solutions, MSA/Lien solutions, insurance products and solutions, as well as back office support to include bookkeeping, payroll, and financial repair/improvement.
MoveDocs is a cloud-based personal injury platform helping attorneys and healthcare providers reimagine workflows and drive efficiency through a patient’s journey to recovery. Our mission is to apply technology to make healthcare more accessible for under and uninsured personal injury patients, so they have access to the healthcare they need and deserve. Our HIPAA compliant platform makes it easy for patients to find and schedule care, and for attorneys and providers to quickly share case-critical documents. This eliminates countless phone calls, emails, and faxes, and frees up staff so firms and providers can focus on growing their own businesses while achieving the best outcomes for their clients.
MoveDocs was founded in 2003 by physicians who saw the pain created by the manual, cumbersome process servicing personal injury cases. We have grown aggressively, providing personal injury servicing support for thousands of medical providers and attorneys across the country. And we’re just getting started.
Bronze Partners | $7,500
Ametros is changing the way individuals navigate healthcare by providing them with post–settlement medical management tools for their settlement funds. Ametros helps drive more settlements and save money by working closely with injured workers, insurers, employers, attorneys, and Medicare to create a seamless experience.
Carr Legal Nursing
Carr Legal Nurse Consulting is a firm assisting attorneys by supporting them with medical cases. I will save my clients time and money, using my 35 years of nursing experience to clarify the important issues in cases. Your Legal expertise. My Medical knowledge. Client wins. Services at www.carrlegalnurse.com.
CloudLex partners with plaintiff Personal Injury law firms and provides them with the cutting edge technology, actionable insights and expertise to build, manage and grow their practice. CloudLex’s suite of modern case management applications built for civil litigation handle productivity, accountability, communication, and collaboration across your firm so you can save time and streamline your operations and increase firm revenue. Contact us to learn more and get your exclusive NCAJ discount!
Injured Workers Pharmacy
Injured Workers Pharmacy (IWP) is a specialized workers’ compensation home delivery pharmacy that helps injured workers access their prescription medications without delays, denials, or out-of-pocket costs. As your workers’ compensation partner, you can expect your clients will receive their prescription medications when and where they need them, while we alleviate some of theadministrative hassles for you and your office along the way. To learn more about IWP, visit our website at www.IWPharmacy.com.
Julie Sawyer-Little (owner of Sawyer Consulting, LLC) is celebrating 25 years of providing Forensic Vocational and Life Care Planning Services. She is a licensed occupational therapist, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Life Care Planner, and Fellow of the American Board of Vocational Experts. Sawyer Consulting strives to provide objective evaluations and analysis of each case to assist attorneys to a successful resolution.
Convention Exhibitors | $5,000
Advocate Capital, Inc.
Advocate Capital, Inc. is the premier provider of strategic financial products and accounting services for successful trial law firms. They help plaintiff attorneys get even better results for their clients, mainly through their AdvoTrac® Case Expense Funding Service. As Seventh Amendment advocates, they are always looking for ways to encourage, educate and support their law firm clients as they pursue justice on their clients’ behalf.
Attorney at Law Magazine
Think Rolling Stone for lawyers. Attorney At Law Magazine’s print and digital issues reach over 6,000 lawyers in the Triangle with stories about lawyers, law firms, judges, legal associations and law schools, practice management advice, and lots of people news. Publisher Robert Friedman was a White House correspondent for PBS.
BluShark Digital was once the in-house marketing team of a law firm that scaled from 2 to 40 lawyers in under a decade largely due to digital marketing techniques. BluShark Digital has since established itself as a best in class digital agency helping small businesses stand out online through cutting edge digital marketing strategies across the four fundamentals of high-quality technical optimization, sophisticated content curation, authoritative link-building, and local optimization.
We bring more than just leads – we bring results.
Never draft a demand again. Leading personal injury firms leverage EvenUp’s team of former defense counsel and engineers to create detailed demand packages for all their injury claims. Every demand includes medical summaries complete with ICD codes, estimates for pain and suffering, loss of earnings, and loss of services, all supported by verdict analysis and robust calculations.
GrowPath is a cutting-edge legal case management software delivering industry-leading solutions for personal injury law firms. By partnering with GrowPath, in addition to the benefits of using a market leading platform, firms get access to some of the best and most creative minds in the industry. From the individuals leading our company to those working closely every day with our clients, we have years of real-world expertise building successful plaintiffs’ firms. GrowPath is empowering firms to boost revenue by improving the efficiency of the services they deliver. To learn more, visit GrowPath.com.