I recently mentored a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant, Mary, who had been working as a subcontractor for another CLNC® consultant, Joan. Mary was subcontracting for Joan on a large volume of cases for one of Joan’s attorney-clients. When that attorney suddenly decided to retire, Mary was just as suddenly out of a subcontracting job and in a panic about what to do.
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About Vickie Milazzo
Inc. Top 10 Entrepreneur Vickie L. Milazzo, RN, MSN, JD is founder and president of Vickie Milazzo Institute. Vickie single-handedly pioneered the field of legal nurse consulting in 1982. According to The New York Times, she “crossed nursing with the law and created a new profession.” Vickie is the author of the New York Times Bestseller, Wicked Success Is Inside Every Woman, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Vickie has appeared on national TV, including FOX & Friends in New York City, KCAL in Los Angeles, KHOU and KRIV in Houston, as an expert on legal nurse consulting, entrepreneurship and career advancement. Her other television appearances include ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, At Home Live, Better TV (New York), Great Day Houston, The CEO Show, Bloomberg TV and dozens more. Vickie earned her bachelor of science in nursing at the University of St. Thomas and her master of science in nursing at Texas Woman’s University, both in Houston. She earned her juris doctor at South Texas College of Law. For Vickie’s expanded bio, click here.
Entries by Vickie Milazzo
I finally caved this year and bought an Apple® Watch. It wasn’t that I coveted one and quite frankly I was sort of annoyed by my Fitbit® friends who walk around, count every step and then post on Facebook® about hitting 10,000 steps in a day. Try telling an RN that 10,000 steps is an achievement!
Working as a CLNC® subcontractor is a great way to consult on medical-related cases without having to market to attorney-clients. You get to focus more on case analysis and less on managing a business. It’s also an opportunity to gain experience and to expand your confidence as a new Certified Legal Nurse Consultant.
Last week I discussed that the quickest way to grow your legal nurse consulting business is to expand with CLNC® subcontractors. If you’re ready to expand your CLNC business, check out these 17 Best Practices for managing Certified Legal Nurse Consultant subcontractors.
With an iPhone®, Apple® watch, iPad® and a spiffy touch-screen laptop computer, you could say I’m extremely connected and there’s a high probability that you are too. All of these devices are tools helping me to manage my legal nurse consulting business. Whether I’m in my office, waiting at the departure gate or standing in line at Walmart®, I’m on the job.
Many CLNC® consultants try to do everything themselves because they feel no one can provide the CLNC services and high quality work product to their attorney-clients the way they do. That’s what I thought when I first started my legal nurse consulting business and, it’s true.
If you missed my Video Webinar, “CLNC® Mentors Discuss Types of Cases Handled by Certified Legal Nurse Consultants” you can view it now.
I mentor a lot of RNs interested in legal nurse consulting who fret about whether they practice in the right specialties or have enough nursing experience to be successful.
If you missed my Video Webinar, “Vickie Milazzo Answers Your Questions About the NACLNC® Private Apprenticeship” you can view it now.
If you missed my Video Webinar, “Certified Legal Nurse Consultants Discuss Their Role with Attorneys” you can view it now.