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Gina Catalano-Smith

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Gina Senior Litigation Paralegal

Gina is a Senior Litigation Paralegal with Gary Phillips Accident Law Professionals.

Gina is the Senior Litigation Paralegal for the firm and has more than 28 years experience in the legal field. In 1988 she began her legal career as a file clerk and quickly rose through the ranks due to her hard work, tenacity, and attention to detail. Gina joined Phillips & Lyon with Attorney Henry Hester in 1989 and they have worked as a team for more than 27 years. Their teamwork, knowledge, and expertise makes the litigation department run effectively and has resulted in substantial recoveries for the clients. Gina was an integral part of the Serious Injury Group since it was first introduced by Phillips & Lyon in 2003 and whose cases involved only the firms most significantly injured clients. When the firm Phillips & Lyon dissolved in 2016, Mr. Phillips asked Gina to join his new team with Gary Phillips Accident Law Professionals because of the high value she adds with her years of litigation experience and expertise. In addition to her litigation duties, throughout the years Gina has been called upon to supervise and train legal support staff so they can achieve the high standards that the firm has come to expect. She enjoys working with clients from the beginning of litigation through resolution and especially assisting with our minor clients throughout the Conservatorship process. Gina finds it rewarding to help people in need and her position as the Senior Litigation Paralegal affords her that opportunity.

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