NEW HYDE PARK, NY(TIP): The law firm of Pegalis & Erickson, LLCC announced, July19, that attorney Isabel C. Mira has joined the Firm. Ms. Mira has been a distinguished advocate for plaintiffs’ rights for more than 16 years in the United States and in South America. At Pegalis & Erickson, LLC, she conducts pre-trial litigation representing patients in medical malpractice actions.
Previously, she advocated for clients with disabilities in administrative court proceedings including court hearings and appeals. Although already an attorney when she first arrived in the U.S., she began working as a legal assistant in a plaintiffs’ personal injury law firm. Ms. Mira gained experience in debt collection rights when she negotiated plaintiff’s settlements and managed pre-trial litigation including motions and pleadings. She enjoyed a mid- career opportunity to intern at Glen Cove, NY, City Court assisting the Honorable Joseph McCain with legal research and decision drafting. In her native country of Colombia, South America, Ms. Mira represented clients in civil litigation matters, as a solo practitioner. In addition, she practiced law for a government agency that enforced environmental policy, preparing legal responses to public petitions, administrative decisions, and official documents on environmental regulations.
Ms. Mira is a member of the Nassau Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, the Nassau County Bar Association, the Long Island Hispanic Bar Association, and the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association. She is admitted to practice law in New York and Colombia, as well as in the Federal Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. She obtained her law degree from Universidad de Medellín, Colombia. She graduated with a Master of Laws degree from St. John’s University School of Law. Isabel C. Mira can be reached at [email protected]
Pegalis & Erickson, LLC is a New York law firm for those suffering as a result of medical errors and personal injury. We are advocates who obtain justice for our clients after hospitals, doctors, medical personnel, construction companies, or motor vehicle drivers commit avoidable errors that cause our clients life-altering harm. In our 46 years of practice, we have won some of the largest verdicts in New York State history and strive for medical accountability to ensure safer medical practices for better patient care. Visit us at www.pegalisanderickson.com.
(Based on a press release issued by Ellen Christie (516) 684-2900)