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Catherine S. Blackshear


An associate in Conroy Simberg’s Hollywood office, Catherine S. Blackshear primarily focuses on medical malpractice, medical device, and nursing home litigation.  Before joining the firm, she represented clients in civil litigation in the areas of medical malpractice and personal injury throughout the State of Florida.  Catherine is also a former prosecutor for the State of Florida.

Catherine has extensive experience in the healthcare industry.  Catherine has been a Registered Nurse for 24 years, where she primarily practiced in the hospital setting as a Critical Care and Emergency Department Registered Nurse.  Catherine has served in roles such as Patient Safety, Risk Management, Chief Nursing Officer, and as a Clinical Liaison in the medical device industry. 

Catherine earned a Juris Doctorate from the University Of Colorado School of Law, and an undergraduate degree in Nursing from Texas Woman’s University.

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Admitted to Practice:

  • Florida, 2009 


  • University of Colorado School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2007
  • Texas Woman’s University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2000
  • Howard College, Registered Nurse, 1994