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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

  • “Excellent knowledge of law, kept me informed and the staff was great.”

    Former Client

  • “I can not say enough about the treatment I received during this time.”

    Steve T.

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

    Vincent N.

  • “The staff was very pleasant, informative and helpful. ”

    Claire Kushner

  • “Don was great at explaining everything and I would definitely contact him again in the future should I need his services again.”

    Pete G.

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

    Appy C.

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

    Michele Q.

  • “In turning to you to handle all of the legal issues that arose out of the accident, I saved myself considerable mental and emotional grief...”

    David S.

  • “Got us a very good settlement”

    Chris G.

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

    D.M.

  • “From the very beginning, it was clear Paul and his team would do whatever it took to help us.”

    Catherine W.

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

    Kim

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

    Louise K.

  • “Excellent help in times of need”

    Gary Grube

  • “Paul was always prompt, very professional, and explained everything clearly”

    Phil R.

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Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP Can Make the Difference in Your Case
  1. Over 85 Years of Legal Experience
  2. Super Lawyers Top Rated Attorneys
  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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