Melinda Pearson, LMSW, CLCP Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Life Care Planning

Specialty Focus:

Brain Injury, TBI, Stroke, Acquired Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Mild Brain Injury, Mild TBI


MSW, ; CLCP, FIG Education, Canton, NC

Years in Practice:


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Ms. Pearson has been providing rehabilitation services since 1997, when she earned her Master in Social Work. For more than 25 years, she has been providing services for people with traumatic brain injuries under the New York State Department of Health TBI Medicaid Waiver Services as a Community Integration Counselor, Independent Living Skills Trainer, Service Coordination, and Positive Behavior Interventions and Support Services. This has given Melinda the unique experience of supporting people with disabilities for years beyond leaving the rehabilitation setting. Melinda continues to support injured people in the community and her experience has culminated in the provision of Life Care Plans for plaintiff and defense attorneys. Melinda earned her License in Social Work in 2021 and is board certified through the International Commission of Health Care Certification as a Life Care Planner since 2019. She studied Life Care Planning with FIG in North Carolina. In 1992, she earned her bachelor's in psychology from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. In 1996, she earned her Master of Social Work from Yeshiva University's Wurzweiler School of Social Work in New York City. She is a member of the Association of Nurse Life Care Planners, and National Association of Social Workers.