Donna Finn is a Senior Paralegal and Office Manager with the Law Office of Leon Aussprung MD, LLC. She has been in the legal profession since 1990. Donna began working at the Law Office of Leon Aussprung MD, LLC in September 2014 after working for decades at a prominent Bucks County law firm. Donna works primarily with James E. Hockenberry, Esquire and also provides support to the other members of the firm. She has primary responsibility for Personal Injury cases in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, including motor vehicle cases, trucking cases, product liability (including medical instruments and implants and non-medical products), slips & falls, dog bites, civil rights issues, and premises liability.
In her position as a paralegal, Donna is involved in all aspects of the handling of client cases from start to finish. She has experience interviewing clients, completing intakes, and handling every step of the pre-litigation process. She is experienced in medical document procurement, record retrieval, insurance coverage issues, and often interfaces with liability insurance companies. She also is frequently involved in litigation and assists with case management support, including filings in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as drafting and responding to discovery requests, motions, and preparing for trials.
Donna also serves as the firm’s Office Manager, handling various administrative matters for the firm. She has responsibilities for the firm’s contracts with vendors, such as the employee health insurance, phone systems, office supplies, copier vendors, and leasing/real estate issues. She is an early morning person and usually working hard at the office before 7am.
Donna has assisted in the investigation and management of large and complex litigation cases, including medical malpractice, product liability, catastrophic personal injury cases, premises liability, roadway defects, and motor vehicle accidents. Her past experience also included criminal defense litigation and subrogation.
As an example of Donna’s immense experience, she was heavily involved in the firm’s handling of a case for a client who was catastrophically injured in an industrial workplace fall accident where a $15 million dollar settlement was achieved. She handled both this case’s pre-litigation and litigation aspects and was instrumental in pushing the case to its successful conclusion. She has had similar exceptional results with all types of cases. But it is not only the high dollar cases that benefit from Donna’s exceptional efforts, she gives her same focused attention to even the smaller cases and recently recovered under $2,000 for a minor in a car accident, which will grow and be available for this child when she turns 18 years of age – perhaps to help pay for college.
Donna is a Philadelphia native, having been born and raised in the Great Northeast. She attended and graduated from St. Hubert Catholic High School. After graduation, Donna attended Manor College where she earned an Associate’s Degree in Legal Studies. Donna is also a Notary Public for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Donna currently resides in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is always thrilled to trek to the beach and shore and does so as often as possible.