Backed by over 30 years of diversified experience.


Drawing from an unmatched global view of the patient’s entire care experience, Shaw Legal Nurse Consulting is unique in its ability help you navigate the always tedious – and often tortuous – medical record and managed care industry.

We're committed partners to our attorney clients, helping to organize and interpret the critical events and medical information from your litigation into a more manageable and easily understood format individualized for each case.


Our Founder


Maryellen Shaw, Founder


For sixteen years, Maryellen trained families and caregivers as a Respiratory Care Practitioner for Loma Linda University Medical Center before transitioning primarily into nursing. With a combined knowledge and dual license, Maryellen moved into corporate managed care handling medically complex cases based in homes, hospitals, and Skilled Nursing Facilities for the largest managed care corporation in the US.

Maryellen’s unique skill set led her to the emerging field of Proton Radiation Medicine. There she specialized in head, neck, and prostate cancer patients, liaising with insurance companies, physicians, and ancillary services to ensure smooth and exemplary patient care.

Most recently, Maryellen served as a Preventive Medicine and Staff Educator for Kaiser Permanente, working closely with its Ambulatory Primary Care and Speciality Clinics to ensure the utmost in quality care within each specified scope of practice.

Maryellen holds degrees in Organizational and Management Leadership as well as Nursing, Respiratory Care, and Business Administration. She is certified by the American Heart Association to teach BLS (Basic Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) and ACLS (Adult Cardiac Life Support), and holds certifications in both Case Management (CCM) and Legal Nurse Consulting (CLNC).

Maryellen is described by friends and colleagues as compassionate, professional, reliable, focused, trustworthy, and driven. She has spent her entire career building and creating a solid knowledge base founded on evidenced based practice.