Key Personnel
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Carmen A. Otubusin

Carmen A. Otubusin is a Paralegal and the Office Administrator at the law firm of Otubusin & Otubusin

Carmen is experienced in the following areas of law: personal injuries, medical malpractice, commercial litigation, bankruptcy, criminal law, divorce, real estate and wills and estates. More specifically, she conducts the initial client interview and intake. She drafts motions and affidavits, files pleadings at both federal and state courts, engages in trial preparation, appears on behalf of the attorney for court calls not requiring the attorney’s presence, and collects on the law firm’s outstanding client accounts.

Carmen received her B.A. degree in Theater from Columbia College Chicago, her Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Stuart School of Business of the Illinois Institute of Technology and is a 2022 candidate for a Juris Doctor degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law of the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Kimberly J. Otubusin

Kimberly J. Otubusin is a Registered Nurse on staff at the law firm of Otubusin & Otubusin.

Kimberly is a part of our medical malpractice legal team. She evaluates the merit of medical cases for our clients who are involved in medically related litigation. She provides medical counsel to our attorneys for deposition, mediation, and trial cross-examination strategy. She prepares medical chronologies, conducts medical research, and consults with the firm on all medically related litigation.

Kimberly received her A.A.S. degree in Applied Sciences from Waubonsee College, her Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) degree from Robert Morris University and is a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.

Laura Steponavicius

Laura Steponavicius is a Paralegal at the law firm of Otubusin & Otubusin. She serves as a point of representation towards the firm and aids the office manager and attorney. In addition, she also serves as point of contact person when the attorney is unavailable and assists the attorney during all stages of trial preparation and filing.

Mrs. Steponavicius greets and welcomes every client and all other guests who do business with the law firm, ushers them into the principal’s office per their scheduled office appointment, answers telephone calls, and schedules all clients’ appointments for the firm.

Mrs. Steponavicius is especially experienced in the following: organizational abilities, communication and computer literacy. In addition, she also carries out the duties of the following areas of law: initial client interview and intake, drafting of basic motions and affidavits, filing pleadings at both federal and state courts, and trial preparation.

Mrs. Steponavicius studied Information Technology at Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania from 2003 to 2004 and attended the National Open College Network (NOCN) in Northern Ireland from 2004-2005 where she received a certificate in Community Interpreting with a specialization as a Court Interpreter.

Vesta Zavistrauskaite

Vesta Zavistauskaite is a Paralegal at the law firm of Otubusin & Otubusin. She serves as point of contact person when the attorney is unavailable and assists the attorneys during all stages of trial preparation and filing.

Ms. Zavistauskaite is especially experienced in the following areas of law: personal injuries, medical malpractice, commercial litigation, bankruptcy, criminal law, divorce, real estate and wills and estates. More specifically in initial client interview and intake, drafting basic motions and affidavits, filing pleadings at both federal and state courts, trial preparation, appearing on behalf of the attorney (on court calls that do not necessarily require the presence of an attorney), and also in collecting on the law firm’s outstanding client accounts.

Ms. Zavistauskaite received her B.A. degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is currently the 2017 candidate for J.D. degree from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago.

Dennis Okolie

Dennis Okolie is a Book Keeper/Law Clerk at the law firm of Otubusin & Otubusin. He serves as point of contact person when the paralegal/office manager is unavailable and assists in the preparation of bills as well as all stages of trial preparation and filing.

Mr. Okolie is especially experienced in the following areas of finance: preparing reports and analyzing variable expenses, tracking and processing of legal expenses, handling of the vendors PO and invoices, regular budgeting and forecasting. In addition, he also conducts research and responds to inquiries regarding billing issues and invoice payment status updates.

Mr. Okolie received his B.S.C degree and M.S.C degree in Economics and Finance from Middlesex University and the University of Leicester (School of Management), respectively. He also holds a Project Management Professional certification.