Linda T. Gaut

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Linda T. Gaut

Case Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Perform conflict checks on potential files and manage case file assignment to testifying architects, general contractors, and cost estimators.

  • Oversee master calendar for officers, staff architects, staff general contractors, staff cost estimators including all case file events and deadlines – meeting planning and execution, travel arrangements

  • Project staffing needs according to case events and deadlines

  • Coordinate consulting efforts requiring expertise of civil engineers, structural engineers, mechanical engineers, and plumbing experts.

  • Oversee case file set-up, management, and record keeping.

  • Assist architectural and construction experts in preparing Subcontractor Allocations, Defense Response and Repair Recommendation Reports, Scope of Repair documents, and Cost of Repair Estimates.

  • Facilitate SB800 inspection process and assist in the preparing SB800 Responses and Offer to Repair documents.

  • Review insurance requirements on a project-by-project basis and procure the necessary documents to facilitate our investigative efforts.

  • Prepare exhibits and presentations used in Expert Meetings, Alternative Dispute Resolution proceedings and Trial.

  • Preliminary review of documents and preparation of deposition summaries.

  • Preliminary review of photographic documentation of site inspections and destructive testing.

  • Research code, industry standards, technical information and manufacturer product data.

  • Locate building permits and prepare public requests for records.

  • Prepare documents for disclosure.
     

WORK HISTORY

Operations Manager, 2014- Present
Core Consulting Group Inc.., San Diego, CA

Case Administrator, 2011-2014
Core Consulting Group Inc.., San Diego, CA

Office Assistant, 2010-2011
Lombard Consulting Services, Inc., San Diego, CA

Account Coordinator, 2008-2009
Willis Insurance Services of California, Inc., San Diego, CA

Front Office Coordinator, 2007-2008
G.A. Pearson and Associates, Insurance Brokers, Inc., San Diego, CA

Administrative Assistant, 2000-2007
Taylor Research, Inc., San Diego, CA
 

EDUCATION

ABA Paralegal Certificate, Business Practices – University of San Diego, San Diego, CA — 2009

Bachelors of Business Administration – University of San Diego, San Diego, CA — 2007