Kimberly A. Stevens

Kimberly A. Stevens RN, BSN, JD

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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405-552-5275

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405-235-2904

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Kim was born and raised in Midwest City, Oklahoma. Prior to becoming a lawyer and joining Pierce, Couch, Hendrickson, Baysinger & Green in 2006, Kim worked as a Nurse at Integris Southwest Medical Center as a Surgical Nurse for 12 years. As a Registered Nurse and attorney, Kim utilizes her nurse attorney experience by representing nurses before the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and in defending physicians, nurses, pharmacists, licensed professional counselors, drug and alcohol counselors, nursing homes and other health care providers in medical malpractice litigation and licensure and disciplinary issues. Kim has extensive experience in administrative law and representing professionals before their licensure boards.  She has represented professionals before the following administrative boards:  Oklahoma Department of Health, Oklahoma Medical Board, Oklahoma Board of Nursing, Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy, Oklahoma Division of Professional Counselor Licensing and the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Attorneys.

Areas of Practice:

Medical Malpractice Liability and Defense
Professional Liability, Disciplinary Defense & Licensure Issues for Nurses
Nursing Home Liability and Defense
Realtor and Broker Professional Liability and Defense

Litigation Percentage:

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

Oklahoma, 2006
U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 2006
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2006
U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 2006
U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2006

Education:

Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2005
J.D.

Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, Oklahoma, 1991
B.S.
Major: Nursing

Professional Honors/Awards:

2013 Oklahoma Super Lawyers Rising Stars-Medical Malpractice Defense
2014 Oklahoma Super Lawyers Rising Stars-Medical Malpractice Defense

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Oklahoma Medical Record Law, Lorman Educational Services, 2011

Oklahoma Medical Record Law, Lorman Educational Services, 2009

2013 Oklahoma Bar Annual Convention; Health Law Track:  Navigating Nurse Licensure Disciplinary Defense.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Oklahoma Bar Association

Oklahoma County Bar Association

Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel

Defense Research Institute

The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA)

Past Employment Positions:

Integris Southwest Medical Center, Clinical Nursing Manager: Surgery, 1990 – 2003

Lampkin & Associates, Legal Nurse Consultant, 2003 – 2005

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