Meet Attorney 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. He works directly with the clients to answer any questions that they may have regarding liability, injuries, or applicable insurance.

A Track Record of Success

Millions Recovered for Our Clients
  • $8,825,000 Auto Accident
  • $5,650,000 Catastrophic Injury
  • $3,000,000 Physical Abuse
  • $3,000,000 Truck Accident
  • $3,000,000.00 Auto Accident
  • $3,000,000 Civil Rights Case
  • $2,650,000 Auto Accident
  • $2,375,000.00 Assualt
  • $2,000,000 Auto Accident
  • $2,000,000.00 Auto Accident
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    Claire Kushner

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

    Former Client

  • “I had a bad experience with another lawyer and I did not know what a good one was like until I began working with Paul.”

    Harley F.

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

    Michael W., Attorney

  • “You have restored my faith in the litigation legal profession today and I am grateful.”

    J.C.

  • “Our initial meeting with Mr. Van Der Walde was confirmation of the recommendation we had received of him...”

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  • “I have referred several clients to Mr. Van der Walde and all have reported back that they are pleased with his level of representation.”

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  • “You have a wonderful office and family, and I will carry with me the kindness that you extend to your clients.”

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

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  • “Paul vigorously advances his clients' cases.”

    Phillip G., Attorney

  • “I appreciate your good humor and genuine human-ness. You both are gems....”

    Kim

  • “They handled everything related to insurance and medical bills for me so I could focus on recovering and living my life.”

    Steven Foote

  • “Mr. Vanderwalde consistently provides superior results.”

    Patricia F., Attorney

  • “Paul seemed genuinely interested and concerned about my case.”

    Tina K.

  • “The personal touch that everyone had was the thing that sets you apart from everyone else.”

    D.M.

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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
  8. Included in Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
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