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Finley Law Firm, P.C. employs three full-time litigation nurses to assist with the development of personal injury and medical negligence cases. Each nurse provides a wealth of professional experience and perspective to the development of the medical issues in these highly complex cases.

Elaine Kerr, R.N. obtained her R.N. degree from Jennie Edmundson School of Nursing in 1977. Elaine spent more than 30 years in hospital-based nursing, with 27 years as a labor and delivery nurse. During her hospital based career she assisted in thousands of deliveries and was a preceptor for dozens of new nurses and students.  Now, Elaine frequently joins Finley Lawyers in presenting education programs on Obstetrics and birth injury litigation to nurses throughout the state.  She has been with the Finley team since 2007.  Elaine can be reached at 515-288-0145 or ekerr@finleylaw.com.

Jody Wengert-Belinsky, B.S., R.N. is a graduate of Iowa State University and the Iowa Methodist School of Nursing. Jody spent 23 years as a private office nurse and OR scrub nurse for a Des Moines orthopedic surgeon. She has been a Certified Orthopedic Nurse for 20 years, and has authored an article published in the National Association of Orthopedic Nursing Journal. Jody has spent the past seven years as a vital member of the Finley team. Jody can be reached at 515-288-0145 or jbelinsky@finleylaw.com.

Angela Christenson, R.N. holds a BSN from Mercy College of Health Science. She has extensive experience in several sub specialties of nursing, including: Telemetry, PACU, Emergency Nursing, Cardiology and Orthopedics. Angie also has strong management experience in Hospital and Outpatient settings.  Angie can be reached at 515-288-0145 or achristenson@finleylaw.com.

Kathleen Jensen, R.N. obtained her R.N. degree from the Iowa Methodist School of Nursing and is an Alumna of the University of Iowa. Katie has 20 years of nursing experience in the greater Des Moines area in hospital, clinic and office settings. Katie has extensive experience in Cardiac nursing. She has provided care in various fields including: Critical Care – Medical, Surgical, Trauma and Case Management. Katie can be reached at 515-288-0145 or kjensen@finleylaw.com

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