Lawrence is a nurse attorney specializing in the defense of medical malpractice claims. As part of his representation of hospitals and health care professionals, he conducts medical records reviews, coordinates the work of expert witnesses, and prepares cases for trial.
Lawrence was previously a hospice and palliative care nurse at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, West Haven campus. He has also worked, in a finance and legal capacity, for the Bentley Asset Group and for the structured-settlements spin-off of the Millennium Partners Hedge Fund. As a law student under the tutelage of Professor John Brittain, Lawrence was the author of the Connecticut Small Business Development Center publication A Legal Guide for Connecticut Entrepreneurs.
Prior to joining Carmody, Lawrence was a nurse attorney at the law firm of Donahue, Durham and Noonan P.C.
Connecticut Bar Association
New Haven Bar Association
Former member and Vice-Chairman (for 20 years) of the Board of Directors of the Farrell Treatment Center, now affiliated with Gilead Community Services of Connecticut.
Investigation and defense of high-severity medical malpractice claims on behalf of a large hospital system and its associated medical professionals.
Successful defense of a high-demand construction defect claim on behalf of the general contractor for a senior residential community and nursing home.
Former Counsel and Underwriter for two New York-based specialty finance companies dealing with the factoring of periodic income streams.
Former Hospice and Palliative Care nurse at the Veteran’s Hospital, West Haven, CT.