MD / Ellicott City

Laverne Tucker

Laverne Largie Tucker, JD, LL.M, CHC
4950 Dorsey Hall Dr., Unit #1 
Ellicott City , MD 21042

About

Laverne Largie Tucker, Esq., is barred in the states of Maryland, District of Columbia, New York and Florida.  Her practice areas include general civil litigation, personal injury and health care law.  She also has experience in workers' compensation, premises liability and administrative law. She's the "past" Chair of the National Bar Association's Health Law Section since July 2016; which was recently awarded Section of the Year in July 2018 and July 2019. She has been an esteemed member of the National Black Lawyers Top 100 since 2015. She was previously employed as In-House Counsel for Liberty Mutual Group; wherein she represented Liberty Mutual and its policyholders in civil litigation matters from 2011 - 2015. She obtained an LL.M degree in Health Care Law from Loyola University of Chicago in 2012, while working full-time as a litigator.  In March of 2013, she became certified in Health Care Compliance (CHC) by the Health Care Compliance Association.  She was a contributing author to "The Criminalization of Medical Malpractice from Past to Present and the Implications on Patient Safety and Voluntary Error Reporting", Chapter 41 in the Patient Safety Handbook, 2d edition, Jones and Bartlett Learning, Burlington, MA (published September 2012).  Ms. Tucker has served on the American Bar Association's Health Law Section Post-Acute Care Continuum Task force as the Student Liaison since October 2013. She also served as a Liaison on the American Health Lawyer's Association's Diversity & Inclusion Council from October 2013 - 2017. She was a member and the Past Chair of the Florida Bar Members Benefits Committee from 2009 - 2010. Ms. Largie Tucker was recognized as an Honorary Alumnus from Nova Southeastern University School of Law in 2002 for her efforts in giving back to the community.  Ms. Tucker was also awarded a National Association of Public Interest Law Fellowship from 2000 - 2002, when she worked at Legal Aid Services of Broward County, Inc., on a project designed to eliminate legal barriers to employment and education for the poor.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Florida Bar, Member Benefits Committee, Member (Past Chair, 2009 - 2010) Health Care Compliance Association Member National Bar Association Member American Bar Association Member

AWARDS AND HONORS

Lawyers of Distinction (May 2019) National Bar Association's Section of the Year Award for the Health Law Section Chair 2018 & 2019 National Bar Association's President's Award - July 2018 The Global Directory of Who's Who (January 2017) National Association of Public Interest Law Fellowship, 2000 - 2002 Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center Honorary Alumnus, 2002 Contributing author to "The Criminalization of Medical Malpractice from Past to Present and the Implications on Patient Safety and Voluntary Error Reporting" Chapter 41 in the Patient Safety Handbook, 2nd edition Jones and Bartlett Learning, Burlington, MA (published September 2012).

PRACTICE AREAS

General Civil Litigation Personal Injury Health Care Law Workers' Compensation Premises Liability Administrative Law & Mediations

BAR ADMISSIONS

Maryland District of Columbia New York Florida

EDUCATION

Health Care Compliance Basic Compliance Academy, San Francisco, CA, 2013 LL.M, Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, 2012 J.D., Nova Southeastern University School of Law, 2000 B.A., University of Miami, 1996
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