At Rue & Ziffra, our case managers are at the heart of every case that our attorneys work on. Every one of our case managers has years of experience and expertise in personal injury case management. They are highly respected by their peers and our attorneys.
Amber started as a receptionist with Rue & Ziffra back in 2010. Since then, she has gained experience as a case manager for many of the attorneys at the firm. In her current role, she assists our attorneys in filing bodily injury lawsuits.
Andrea Walton is a case manager for Allan Ziffra. She has been with the firm since 2017, where she quickly progressed from legal assistant to case manager. She handles the daily tasks of meeting with clients (current and new), helps to draft demand packages, and negotiating with insurance companies to provide our clients with the best outcomes. She has lived in the Volusia Co. area since 2009 and has a vast knowledge of the community we live in. Originally from Virginia, she and her two daughters love the outdoors and are constantly on the go to the next exciting adventure.
Ashley began with the firm as Receptionist in February 2019 then Legal Assistant to Allan Ziffra in April 2019. Became a Case Manager to David Sweat and Allan Ziffra in March/April 2022. Responsibilities include preparing Pre-Suit Bodily Injury cases with detail, from treatment to settlement along with meeting & setting up new clients, and assisting the firm wherever needed. Raised in South and Central Florida for the last 30 years, graduating in New Smyrna Beach. Proud mother of an awesome boy! Enjoys spending free time making memories with friends & family, being outdoors fishing & swimming, as well as traveling & attending concerts. Passionate about assisting our clients through life altering experiences, and always evolving in my field.
Brittany Ferreira started with the firm in 2016 as a legal assistant and worked her way to case manager. Brittany is bilingual in English & Spanish. Brittany’s primary job functions consist of communication with clients, decision-making and problem-solving, monitoring, and evaluating claims. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family & friends.
Charlee is a personal injury case manager for Attorney Matthew Mitchell. Responsible for handling various aspects of client matters, Charlee has proven her dedication to her position at our firm as well as her drive to learn multiple facets of the legal profession.
Chrissy is our Social Security Disability Case Manager for both Attorney Luis Gracia and our firm’s Disability Advocate Christina Ehrenkaufer. She obtained her Paralegal degree from Daytona State in 2005. She is responsible for handling various aspects of the daily tasks and strives to help her clients in any way she can. Chrissy joined our firm after working in the medical billing field and uses her gained knowledge from her previous job to assist her clients. Chrissy has been a resident of the area for 33 years and is happy to call it home. She spends her spare time with family and friends, and on art projects.
Diane joined Rue & Ziffra in April of 2014. She has been a resident in Port Orange for over 20 years and graduated from Seabreeze Highschool. She has worked as a legal secretary/assistant for over 25 years and is an active volunteer for several animal rescues.
Elizabeth Stockhammer, RN, BSN, has been a registered nurse in our community for more than 18 years. She joined the firm in 2014 and works as our in-house legal nurse consultant. She has been instrumental in our medical malpractice department and assists the personal injury attorneys and staff navigate through the complicated medicolegal field.
Janet Robinson brought 20 years of workers’ compensation experience with her when she joined the personal injury Law Firm of Rue & Ziffra in 2013. As a workers’ compensation paralegal and case manager, Mrs. Robinson not only assists the Workers’ Compensation Attorneys with all aspects of case handling from intake to client relations through to trial and settlement, she also handles all aspects of case handling for the firm’s VA claims.
Jennifer has been with the firm for 10 years assisting Attorney Gracia with all types of personal injury cases. Before working with Rue & Ziffra, she worked at an insurance company for many years handling automobile and injury claims. She has been a resident of this area for over 30 years and enjoys assisting people with their injury claims.
Lisa assists all the attorneys with their high-level, complex personal injury cases, including motorcycle accidents, automobile accidents, and death cases. She assists with all aspects of the firm from pre-suit cases and high-level litigation trials.
Lori has been with Rue & Ziffra for over 30 years. Lori’s vast experience in the personal injury field provides clients with exceptional service and professional knowledge. She enjoys working with clients one-on-one to help resolve those matters most important to them.
Nichole has been a paralegal for nearly 30 years. She obtained her paralegal degree from Daytona State College in 1991. Nichole worked for many years handling insurance defense for workers’ compensation claims but now focuses only on plaintiff personal injury work. Nichole has been with the firm since January 10, 2007. She began as a legal assistant in our workers’ compensation department and she now holds the position of a case manager handling personal injury pre-suit and litigation files for our attorneys, Edward S. Rue and Kim E. Bouck.
Shannon has been with Rue & Ziffra since 2009. She is a case manager for Attorney Luis Gracia and handles all of his pre-litigation cases from beginning to end. Her interests outside of work are anything to do with the outdoors and spending time with her family.
Sue joined the firm in 2016 and is a Florida Registered Paralegal with over 35 years of experience in personal injury and civil litigation. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors and loves going camping and fishing with her husband and their dog Bodhi. Sue also enjoys singing, playing guitar, and writing, and performing her music.
Ms. Giuffrida has been a paralegal in the Daytona Beach area for nearly 35 years. She obtained her paralegal degree from Daytona State College and is also a graduate of Berkeley College. She handles the firm’s medical malpractice files, federal litigation, and long-term disability cases. Ms. Giuffrida is an active member of the Volusia/Flagler Association for Women Lawyers. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.