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Meet Case Manager Shawn Smith

Shawn Smith, Case ManagerShawn Smith

Case Manager

Shawn Smith is the firm’s Case Manager. He is a dedicated and motivated professional with over thirty years of extensive experience in all aspects of insurance claims handling and investigative procedures, including litigation and resolving complex personal liability claims. He is highly versed in liability claims for autos, homes, commercial, and property damage. He has excellent skills in problem solving, negotiation and investigation.

Shawn joined Van Der Walde & Associates in 2013 and has been with our firm through the transition to Caputo & Van Der Walde. Shawn conducts initial investigations, reviews and analyzes medical records, drafts detailed settlement demand letters, is involved in negotiation and settlement of claims, and assists in trial preparation. In consultation with the firm’s attorney’s, he works with the clients to answer any questions that they may have regarding liability, injuries, or applicable insurance.

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A Track Record of Success

Millions Recovered for Our Clients
  • $8,825,000.00 Auto Accident
  • $7,291,985.58 Catastrophic Injury
  • $5,650,000.00 Catastrophic Injury
  • $3,000,000.00 Truck Accident
  • $3,000,000.00 Auto Accident
  • $3,000,000.00 Civil Rights Case
  • $3,000,000.00 Physical Abuse
  • $2,650,000.00 Auto Accident
  • $2,500,000.00 Truck Accident
  • $2,375,000.00 Assualt
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Highly Rated & Reviewed

  • “Paul assured me he would handle everything with the insurance companies and I could focus on healing.”

    Nancy O.

  • “I would have no hesitation in asking about other matters.”

    Joyce B.

  • “I cannot thank you enough for your kindness and expertise in handling my case.”

    Former Client

  • “Great service, good staff and wonderful Law firm.”

    Melva W.

  • “I endorse this lawyer's work”

    John C., Attorney

  • “Paul is extremely knowledgeable, proactive and goes above and beyond, in fighting for the compensation you deserve.”

    Appy C.

  • “Paul and his entire team are professional in every way.”

    Earl S.

  • “They always responded to my questions/requests promptly and also let me know the progress of my case in the timely manner.”

    Liu X.

  • “Paul was committed to my case and is a strong advocate for his clients.”

    Louise K.

  • “Your meeting with us meant more than you’ll ever know and for which we are so grateful.”

    I.R. and R.R.

  • “Paul Caputo fought hard to get me the best deal. I am very grateful to have worked with Paul!”

    Susanne

  • “Paul and his staff give me the caring attitude and they work on my case in a proficient manner.”

    Vincent N.

  • “I can't say enough good things about Paul and his staff - they were prompt, caring, knowledgable and there was always someone live I could speak to that knew what was going on with my case.”

    Mary E.

  • “He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.”

    Michael W., Attorney

  • “His entire team is wonderful, second to none. We are so happy with this outcome.”

    Howard Zhang

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Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP Can Make the Difference in Your Case
  1. Over 85 Years of Legal Experience
  2. Six Attorneys Selected for Super Lawyers
  3. Tens of Millions of Dollars Recovered
  4. Legal Services Available in Spanish
  5. All Initial Case Reviews Are Free of Charge
  6. You Do Not Pay Unless We Win Your Case
  7. Perfect 10/10 Superb Rating on Avvo
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