Vicki L. DeSantis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Canton, OH

Mills, Mills, Fiely & Lucas
 | 101 Central Plaza South, Suite 1200
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: 330-456-0506
Fax: 855-764-3543
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Health Care (10%)
Attorney Profile

A partner at Mills, Mills, Fiely & Lucas, Vicki L. DeSantis provides representation to clients throughout Northeast Ohio from the firm's office in Canton. She focuses her practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation at both the trial and appellate level, with a particular emphasis on assisting people who have been harmed by the negligence of health care practitioners or facilities. Ms. DeSantis also has experience with motor vehicle and trucking accident litigation.

Ms. DeSantis began her higher education by attending the Aultman College of Nursing & Health Sciences and receiving her diploma cum laude in 1978. She then attended Kent State University and earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing cum laude in 1984. Ms. DeSantis spent several years as a nurse, and she retains an active nursing license that helps her stay abreast of current health care issues. She subsequently decided to pursue a legal education and enrolled at the University of Akron School of Law, from where she was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2002. After graduation, Ms. DeSantis was an attorney with two area personal injury firms where she gained extensive experience in medical malpractice litigation before joining her current firm. She is admitted to practice before all Ohio state courts.

In order to stay informed on current developments in her practice area, Ms. DeSantis is an active participant in a variety of professional organizations. She is a member of both the Health Law Section and the Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association. She is also a member of the American Association for Justice, the Ohio Association for Justice, and the Ohio State and Akron bar associations.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (70%): Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Professional Liability (10%): Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Personal Injury - General (10%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury

Health Care (10%): Nursing Home

Focus Areas

Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Nursing Home

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020

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About Vicki DeSantis

Admitted: 2002, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://www.mmfllaw.com/vicki-desantis.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Distinguished Service Award, Ohio Association of Justice, 2017

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Registered Nurse-Aultman Hospital diploma, 1978
  • Kent State University BSN, 2004

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Akron Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • AAJ member
  • Stark County Association of Justice, Board Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • OAJ Women's Caucus
  • Akron Bar Alumni
  • Summit County Association of Justice, Past President, Trustee
  • Aultman Hospital Alumni
  • Kent State Alumni

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Previous Legal Aid Pro Bono Clinic-Barberton Library
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Office Location for Vicki L. DeSantis

101 Central Plaza South
Suite 1200
Canton, OH 44702

Phone: 330-456-0506

Fax: 855-764-3543

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Last Updated: 10/7/2019

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