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Linda M. Oliva

Linda M. Oliva

P: +1 516 684-2900
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loliva@pegalisanderickson.com
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Pegalis & Erickson is among only 4% in the USA named to the annual U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyer's list, based on information surveys and peer review

 

Pegalis & Erickson is among only 4% in the USA named to the annual U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyer's list, based on information surveys and peer review

Linda M. Oliva, Esq. has been a distinguished attorney for plaintiffs in medical negligence cases for more than 25 years. She handles all aspects of pretrial litigation and appeals representing patients in cases involving birth injury, surgical, neurosurgical, cardiac, and women's health care negligence including the failure to diagnose and treat breast cancer.

Oliva is Immediate Past President of the Nassau County Women's Bar Association (NCWBA. She dedicates considerable time to community services, and participates in many community events as a key advocate for patient awareness. She is actively involved in several organizations that support Breast Cancer research, awareness, and patient support, including the Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition. She is a member of the Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline's Creative Cups dinner committee, and was past co-chair of the NCWB Foundation golf outing committee to raise money for breast cancer research and awareness. She has also mentored students at the ABGS Middle School in Hempstead, NY.

 

In and 2014 New York Metro Superlawyers lists, among only 5% of all attorneys to make the list in of peer recognition and professional achievement. In 2013, Oliva was named to the Long Island's Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business by the Long Island Business News, for her contributions to the economy and community. In 2012, she was featured in the Long Island Business News' "Who's Who in Women in Professional Services." In 2011, she was the Nassau County Women's Bar Foundation Courage Award recipient. She is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers' Association, the American Association for Justice, the Nassau County Bar Association, the Long Island Hispanic Bar Association, and the Columbian Lawyers Association of Nassau County. Linda M. Oliva obtained her law degree from St. John's University School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Hofstra University.

 

EDUCATION

St. John's University School of Law, JD
Hofstra University, Bachelor's Degree

 

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New York