Darlene brings over a decade of nursing experience in the area of long-term care as a registered nurse prior to becoming an attorney. She has held many nursing roles within a skilled nursing facility including, but not limited to, Director of Nursing and Regional Clinical Reimbursement Specialist. She has a unique understanding of the challenges long-term care providers face and is an avid advocate. Prior to becoming an associate attorney at Stotler Hayes Group, Darlene worked as a medical malpractice attorney in Boston, Massachusetts for over three (3) years.
- Darlene earned her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Massachusetts School of Law in 2019 at night while she continued to work full time. She was the recipient of the CALI of Excellence Award for the highest grade in Evidence and Criminal Procedure. She was a member of her law school’s mock trial team and after law school, she has continued to volunteer her time as a trial judge/juror for the American Association of Justice’s (AAJ) annual mock trial.
- She is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of New Hampshire.
- Darlene received her Bachelor of Nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing in 2014 and her Associate of Nursing from Roxbury Community College in 2009.
- She is a registered nurse licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Darlene currently resides in Massachusetts with her husband, daughter, and cats. In her spare time, she enjoys golfing, barre, puzzle games, and spending time with her family.