About Us


 

WORDSWORTH LAW PUBLICATIONS INC.  provides national and state-specific strategic publications to law practitioners, medical and insurance professionals, businesses, and publishers. We deliver expertise and excellence in the vital areas of medical law, Internet litigation, and civil practice.

 

With over 20 years of experience, we pride ourselves on intelligent assessment of law and business resulting in high-quality and timely content presented in the fast read format that our professionals want and can immediately use. 

 

We help you solve problems, make more money, and succeed in litigation. Our mission is to help our law practitioners, medical professionals, employers, and insurance representatives prevail in negotiation and litigation by meeting your specialized information, advisory, and educational needs.

 

Our authors, consultants, and researchers include practicing lawyers and physicians, professors of law and medicine, government agency attorneys, and publishing professionals. Wordsworth has offices in New York, Washington DC, San Francisco, and Seattle. Contact Us.

 

Our clients include Thomson Reuters/West Publishing, Lexis-Nexis/Matthew Bender, Aspen/Wolters Kluwer, and law and medical practitioners across the U.S.

 

BOOKS: We have over 90 authored books and publication projects on a range of law topics. For a listing see Publications.

 

Recognized nationally as a premier authority on Internet and computer law, medical and personal injury litigation, employment and worker’s compensation issues, insurance, business and commercial law, among other topics of law and business.

 

MONTHLY LAW REPORTS: We provide the following monthly reports for our members and a free weekly report in which you get litigation strategies, expert analysis, and medical or technology information.

 

WEBINARS and CONFERENCES: Medical Law Perspectives presents medical malpractice and products liability webinars and conferences.


      What ARE Opposing Counsel, Physicians, and Insurers Thinking?
       In-depth medical and litigation information with the perspectives from all sides.

       Internet Law Perspectives
       (Coming Soon!) The NEED TO KNOW Internet litigation source.
       In-depth technology litigation information with the perspectives from all sides.

MEDICAL LAW PERSPECTIVES ADVISORY BOARD

 

Professor Marilyn J. Berger
Seattle University School of Law

 

Ed Coburn
Harvard Health Publications

 

Dr. Simon S. Chung
George Washington University Medical School
Dominion Urological Consultants

 

Sheani Chanmugam
Thomson Reuters

 

Professor Karen Czapanskiy
University of Maryland Carey School of Law

 

Mary Carney
U.S. Government

 

Tom Hagy

HB Litigation Conferences

 

Katherine Steele
Williams Kastner

 

WORDSWORTH LAW TEAM

 

Monique C.M. Leahy, JD

Publisher

mleahy@wordsworthlaw.com

Ms. Leahy is nationally recognized as a premier authority on medical-legal and personal injury litigation, employment and workers’ compensation issues, Internet law, and state-specific civil litigation in her over 85 published works that include over 40 practitioner publications. She is an attorney licensed in Washington, Missouri, and Kansas. While in private practice, Ms. Leahy focused on litigation as well as corporate transactions and telecommunications law. She is a former managing editor at Lawyers Cooperative Publishing/Research Institute of America, a subsidiary of Thomson Reuters. She has a B.A., University of Washington, and a J.D., Seattle University School of Law.

 

Nancy Graber, JD, LLM

Editor

ngraber@wordsworthlaw.com

Nancy Graber is an attorney specializing in employee benefits, executive compensation, and related issues.  Her background includes serving as of counsel at DLA Piper, as a principal at Mercer Human Resource Consulting, and as the managing editor for a group of employee benefits publications for a division of Thomson Publishing. Nancy holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University, a law degree from DePaul University, and a Master of Laws in Taxation (with Certificate in Employee Benefits Law) from Georgetown University.  She is admitted to the bar in Illinois and Pennsylvania.

 

Pat Proebsting, JD

Lead Editor

pproebsting@wordsworthlaw.com

Patricia Proebsting is a staff attorney with the Northwest Justice Project providing legal services to low-income persons in Washington State. She is currently working with information management technicians to develop a statewide network of research resources for legal services attorneys. She has a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of Washington and a J.D. degree from Seattle University.

 

Sarah Kelman, JD

Editor

skelman@wordsworthlaw.com

Sarah Kelman is a Legal Writing Instructor, California State University, Fullerton. Formerly, she was with the Department of Justice-Federal Bureau of Prisons. She has a B.A. Russian Studies, University of Georgia; an M.A. Film Studies, University of Wisconsin; and a J.D. University of Georgia.

 

Heidi Gilchrist, JD

Contributing Editor

hgilchrist@wordsworthlaw.com

Ms. Gilchrist is a Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School where she teaches legal writing. Her former law practice included securities litigation and international law in New York City.  She has a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a B.A. from Yale University and was a Fulbright Scholar in Damascus, Syria.

 

Maggie Gerrity

Accounts & Publications Manager

 

Laura Kim

Membership Director

lkim@wordsworthlaw.com

 

Alla Khodykin

Technology Consultant

akhodykin@wordsworthlaw.com

Alla Khodykin is a graduate of Columbia University (CC '14) specializing in Business Management and Russian Literature. Her interest in law springs from a combination of studying the literature of a historically lawless society and her involvement with the Columbia Parliamentary Debate Society, where she has served as the Community Outreach Coordinator. She is a licensed English-Russian court translator for the state of California. Ms. Khodykin has been accepted to Cornell Law School's International Legal JD/ LLM program and currently works as a Business Analyst at Wolters Kluwer. 

 

Shawn Patel

Technologist

spatel@wordsworthlaw.com

 

Zachary Warren

Technologist

jzwarren@wordsworthlaw.com