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Lora R. Tucker, R.N.*

Nurse Paralegal
101 South Tryon Street
Suite 2200
Charlotte, NC 28280

As a legal nurse paralegal for the Medical Malpractice team, Lora’s role is to serve as an analyst, collaborator, strategist, researcher, and educator. In an effort to formulate a picture of events, she organizes and analyzes the pertinent medical records and prepares a chronology, timeline, or other summary of documentation in medical records, as well as conducts medical literature searches.

Lora is a Clinical Nurse II and is certified as a Basic Life Support Provider and an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider. This background is helpful to clients, attorneys, and medical professionals as she can act as a liaison among them, aiding in drawing important conclusions by gleaning the information necessary.

With a strong clinical and educational foundation, Lora is qualified to assess the adherence to standards of practice. She has a thorough understanding of anatomy, physiology, medical treatments, and disease processes. Her clinical experience and exposure includes interpretation of medical records and medical literature.

To balance her work and personal life, Lora enjoys spending time with her family, as well as running and reading.


  • The Sandifer-Newbold Nursing Scholar
  • Jone’s Image of Nursing Award
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • American Nurses Association, Member

* Names that appear with an asterisk indicate a Shumaker professional not admitted to practice law.

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  • B.S.N., Queens University Presbyterian School of Nursing

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