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Elisa Rosalie Zitano

Elisa Rosalie Zitano

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Elder Law

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Medical Malpractice: 50%
    13 years
  2. Personal Injury: 40%
    34 years
  3. Elder Law: 5%
    13 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 5%
    13 years

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Contact Info

Smith Zitano Law Firm LLP

641 Fulton Avenue, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA, 95825



Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselKershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff, LLP2008 - Present
OwnerLaw Office of Elisa R. Zitano2002 - 2008
PartnerTwohy, Darneille & Frye1983 - 2002
Staff AttorneyDHHS Office of Hearings & Appeals1980 - 1982
TeacherSan Juan Unified School District1971 - 1977

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember2004 - Present
Capital City Trial Lawyers Associationmember2004 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
"The Litigator" Capital City Trial Lawyers AssociationNew Cases May Protect Wrongful Death Recoveries from Medi-Cal and Medicare Reimbursement Claims: Ahlborn v. Ark. Dept. of Human Svcs & Fitch v. Select Products2006

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge SOL Univ of the PacificlawJD - Juris Doctor1979
California State University, SacramentoEnglishMA - Masters1974
Univ of North DakotaEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1970

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Nationwide Web SeminarTen Steps to Faster Medicare Lien Resolution2009
CAOC/CCTLA Annual Tahoe SeminarFor Your Toolbox: The "Ultimate" Lien Questionnaire, Form Letters to Lien Claimants, Fee Contract Provisions Re Liens2009
Nationwide Web SeminarReducing the Medicare Claim for Reimbursement: 2008 Update2008
CAOC/CCTLA Annual Tahoe SeminarEthical Considerations In Handling Lien Issues2008
SFTLA Medical Lien SeminarCutting Through The Red Tape Since the 2006 Medicare Reorganization2007
CAOC 44th Annual ConventionReducing the Medicare Claim for Reimbursement2005