Bridging the gap between healthcare and medically related issues in the litigation process.

We provide attorneys with insider nursing knowledge in healthcare-related legal cases.

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Welcome to Leighman Legal
Nurse Consulting!

Leighman Legal Nurse Consulting is committed to providing high-quality, timely services to ensure that each respective client is best served. Our goal is to achieve the best possible outcome for your clients in any case involving health, illness, or injury.

Our Mission

To be a well-trusted resource in the legal industry through the provision
of impeccable customer service and the delivery of high-quality services in a timely manner.


Case Types

Personal Injury

Our legal nurse consultant is knowledgeable regarding the signs and symptoms, and the necessary treatment for common personal injuries. Some of those injuries include slip and falls, head injuries, and motor vehicle accidents.

She possesses the ability to evaluate, analyze, and summarize medical records with the goal of obtaining information pertaining to an injured party’s medical history, the presence or absence of any relevant pre-existing conditions or injuries, treatment, the severity of the injury, and prognosis.

Medical Malpractice

Legal Nurse Consultants play a pivotal role in malpractice cases. Given our educational background, skills, knowledge, and clinical experience, we can serve as educators and analysts on your case.

Our legal nurse consultant helps attorneys (defense or plaintiff) understand the medical issues relevant to their case.

Why should you hire Leighman Legal Nurse Consulting?

Our legal nurse consultant thoroughly comprehends anatomy, physiology, disease processes, and medical and nursing treatments. Given her clinical experience, years of professional nursing education, and engagement in continuous medical education, she efficiently identifies and interprets medical records and literature in order to serve as an analyst, collaborator, researcher, and educator on your case.




Audia Ellis


Meet the Founder

Audia Ellis, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC has been a Registered Nurse for 17 years and a board-certified Nurse Practitioner for 13 years. Ms. Ellis attended Capital University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. While practicing in the inpatient setting as a Registered Nurse, she began her pursuit of becoming an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. She attended Otterbein University and graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Ms. Ellis’ clinical experience includes experience as a Medical-Surgical nurse, followed by experience in Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, and Telemedicine as a Nurse Practitioner. In her early years of practice as a Nurse Practitioner, Ms. Ellis truly saw the importance and value of the application of evidence gained through nursing research into clinical practice and decided to pursue a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree which she completed at Otterbein University.