LINDA R. SCHAAP is an associate of the firm extensive experience in medical malpractice defense, including negligence, elder abuse, unfair business practices, and wrongful death. She also specializes in employment law, including age and disability discrimination under Title VII, ADA and FEHA actions.  Her practice includes estate planning, probate, and elder law.

Ms. Schaap received her Juris Doctorate from Empire Law School in Santa Rosa in 1994, Cum Laude, West’s Law High Honors Award. She is also a Registered Nurse receiving her degree from Napa College School of Nursing in 1976 and receiving both the Top Student Award and Lifetime Academy of Science Award.

Ms. Schaap is a member of the California State Bar Association. She has been a member of the Sonoma, Los Angeles, Solano and Napa Counties Bar Associations as well as the Attorney Nurse Association, and Napa Valley Inns of Court.  She is currently a member of the Shasta-Trinity Counties Bar Association and has served as its Secretary.  She is a member of the California Board of Registered Nursing, Missouri Board of Registered Nursing, and Washington Board of Registered Nursing. Her medical experience is invaluable for the firm's medical malpractice defense cases.