Ann joined The Checkett Law Firm in 2012. She was previously employed by a major hospital system in Arizona in the Risk Management Department as well as working for many years for other medical defense law firms in the Phoenix area. Ann is a seasoned medical-legal nurse consultant who carefully scrutinizes volumes of medical records and provides summary medical chronologies along with identification of alleged and potential medical issues impacting the defense. Ann has extensive experience in handling medical-legal issues related to medical malpractice, involving acute and long-term care or other cases involving medical care and treatment. She has been a licensed nurse in Arizona since 1980 and has been licensed in Illinois since 1976.