2016 Daphne Press, RN

Daphne Press received her degree from Troy State University School of Nursing in Montgomery, AL (now, Troy University Montgomery) in 1997. She spent much of her career traveling as a contract nurse across the United States. She's worked in Orthopedic Rehab, Brain Injury Rehab, Neuro-ICU, Cardio-Pulmonary ICU, Level 1 and Level 2 ER, Occupational Health, Summer Camp and Burn ICU.

In 2011, she got her start in Legal Nurse Consulting while assisting the Law Office of Pamela Eaton, in criminal appeals case review and mitigation. Since then, she's tackled class-action defense in a high-profile, government case, slip and fall insurance claims and plaintiff cases including medical malpractice and wrongful death.

In 2013, she joined the AALNC and is devoted to furthering the education of nurses in the legal field through her position on the board of the Phoenix Chapter of the AALNC. She's been a course reviewer for the AALNC National Headquarters' online education program for several modules. In 2015, she served on the AALNC Presidential Task Force to Review LNC Standards of Care at the invitation of then President, Julie Dickinson.

She volunteers for the American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law Section, Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals Task Force. In this role, she's presented several webinars on nursing issues, located and coordinated nationally renowned speakers in the Health Law Industry, assisted in national conference program development, served as proofreader and critic for webinars, promoted CLE events though social media and facilitated feedback and evaluation for the ABA, production staff and speakers. She is currently co-authoring and editing the revision of a legal issues in nursing textbook with Texas attorney and nurse, Marc Meyer and former 2012 AALNC National President, Sharon McQuown.

As the 2015 President of the Phoenix Chapter of AALNC, she helped to develop this website and continues to assist in its maintenance.