Carlyn R. MikalsonFTCA Practice Manager
Carlyn (Cari) Mikalson has worked with RawlsMcNelis since the firm’s inception, and has worked with Brewster Rawls and Ed McNelis since 1991 and 1999 respectively. She has focused her 25-year career primarily in the area of medical malpractice. After spending a number of years working as a senior paralegal assisting in the defense of medical malpractice cases, Cari shifted her focus and for the past 15 years has been working with veterans and their families pursuing medical malpractice tort claims. In that capacity, she has worked in all stages of case management, from initial evaluation through the administrative claims process to trial, when necessary. Cari has worked on cases in numerous federal courts across the country, and has years of experience with Virginia stat and federal courts. More recently, Cari became the firm’s FTCA Practice Manager, and in this position employs her case management and client relation skills to continue her work with veterans and their families. Cari resides in Midlothian with her children. Her volunteer efforts include leadership positions in a variety of private and public school settings.