Victoria A. Schall

Victoria A. Schall, Associate

Background and Experience

Victoria (Tori) Schall is an associate in the firm’s New Jersey office where she concentrates her practice on civil litigation claims for nursing home abuse and neglect, medical malpractice, and personal injury.  

Prior to joining Locks Law Firm, she had extensive experience in the long-term care industry, including public policy for nursing home reform at NCCNHR/The Consumer Voice and as an Elder Law Staff Attorney for Legal Services of Northern Virginia.  Ms. Schall moved to NJ in 2010 to concentrate her practice on nursing home abuse, working at preeminent firms trying nursing home and personal injury matters.

Ms. Schall has served as trial counsel in many jury and non-jury cases, and has devoted her professional practice mostly to representing injured residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and group homes. She is licensed and admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and the District of Columbia.  

Outside the Office

Outside the office Ms. Schall is volunteer board member with Semper Fido, a Marlton, New Jersey based non-profit, training shelter and rescue dogs as service dogs to meet the needs of veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury and/or post-traumatic stress disorder.

 

Blog Posts

Publications

The New Extreme Makeover: The Medical Malpractice Crisis, Non-Economic Damages, the Elderly & the Courts, 5 Appalachian J.L. 151 (2006)

What if a Nursing Home Asks You to Leave, Fairfax County Golden Gazette (2008)

‘Leaning In’ and the Young Female Trial Lawyer, Trial Magazine (March 2014)

Nursing Home Litigation and New Jersey, New Jersey Lawyer (August 2014) co-authored

Finding a Home as a Female Plaintiff Trial Lawyer, Ohio Assn for Justice Trial Magazine (March 2019)

 

Admitted to Practice

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey (2014)
New Jersey (2010)
Pennsylvania (2010)
District of Columbia (2009)
Virginia (2008)

Education

Appalachian School of Law, J.D., 2007
Loyola College in Maryland, B.A., 2002
Pennsylvania State University, Adult Development & Aging Certificate, 2001

Professional Affiliations

American Association for Justice
New Jersey Association for Justice
New Jersey State Bar Association
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Burlington County Bar Association
Camden County Bar Association
NCCNHR/The Consumer Voice
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