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A Team Approach and a Work Ethic Second to None

Our support leadership team is committed to securing the most advantageous outcomes for our clients. With a dedicated, hands-on approach, we ensure that clients feel thoroughly supported and secure throughout each stage of their case. Furthermore, we integrate advanced technology, providing our clients with a substantial competitive edge, affirming our commitment to their deserved success.

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Amy Campbell

Director of Social Security Disability Hearing Operations

Amy Campbell holds a B.A. in Paralegal Studies from Boston University and has worked in the legal field since 2011, formerly specializing in Release of Information for Medical Records and Michigan Auto Law. She joined Nyman Turkish in 2017 and quickly took on the role as the Director of Hearing Operations and Co-Director of Case Management. Amy finds working in disability law rewarding, especially those moments of happiness when she gets to tell clients we have won their case. Outside of work, Amy is an avid U of M football and Detroit Lions fan. She leads a holistic lifestyle, enjoys working out, spending time with family and friends, and attending comedy shows, sporting events and live music.

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Jack Kramer

Chief Information Officer

Jack Kramer holds the position of Chief Information Officer at Nyman Turkish PC. He has worked with Nyman Turkish for over 20 years, starting as Director of Information Technology when the Firm was still The Law Offices of William Turkish, and has worked closely with the partners to build a robust technology infrastructure that has helped enable Nyman Turkish to grow from its humble origins to the nationwide footprint it has today. When asked about Nyman Turkish, Jack highlights the Firm's service to its clients--specifically that the Firm serves clients who are often overlooked when it comes to their needs. "Our clients are the number one priority and everything we build is designed to make sure we can serve them to the best of our abilities," he said. "When we improve our technology, we make sure we are able to get our clients the benefits they deserve as quickly as possible--but we also ensure that we never sacrifice security and keep a focus on making sure our clients' information remains protected." When not in the office Jack enjoys walking his dog, taking cooking classes with his wife, and taking the time to enjoy outdoor activities.

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Kate Smith

Human Resources Manager

Kate Smith holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado and takes pride in being a first-generation college graduate, with immigrant parents. Joining the Firm in 2023 as an HR Generalist, Kate quickly advanced to her managerial role, attributing her progress to prior experience as an HR Director in the mental health sector. Kate is committed to fostering change and contributing to organizations that make a meaningful impact. She takes pride in ensuring our staff members feel supported as they advocate on behalf of our clients. She previously interned with 'Free Our Girls'- an organization dedicated to helping and supporting women in their journey to exit sex trafficking-and remains actively involved with that organization and other homeless and animal shelters. She prioritizes spending time with family and friends, her Husband, Brian and their Border Collie, Lance.

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Liam O'Rourke

Director of Workers' Compensation Client Intake

Liam O’Rourke, the California Workers’ Compensation Director of Client Intake at Nyman Turkish, has made it his mission to ensure that clients are educated about their legal rights and can secure the Workers' Compensation benefits they deserve. Liam's journey with Nyman Turkish started in October 2020 after relocating to California from Washington, D.C., during the pandemic. Liam has a B.A. in Political Science from The State University of New York College and a Paralegal Certificate from George Washington University. He takes pride in protecting the rights of injured workers. Outside of work, Liam has a passion for athleticism. He enjoys skiing, swimming, and mountain biking in the Lake Tahoe area and beyond.

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Mark Calderon

Director of Workers' Compensation Client Services

Mark Calderon began his career in Workers’ Compensation at the age of 20, thanks to the support and mentorship of his father. He has focused on representing injured workers and successfully obtaining substantial benefits for them-especially those in the Latino community. As the Director of Client Services and Hearing Representative at Nyman Turkish since May 2023, Mark has significantly impacted our clients. He acts as a liaison between clients, defense attorneys, insurance companies, and judges. This commitment stems from his passion for ensuring his community receives the representation and voice it rightfully deserves. Outside of work, Mark enjoys spending quality time with his family, engaging in outdoor activities, cheering on his son at sporting events, and attending concerts and live sports.

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Mary Simon

Director of Social Security Disability Case Management Operations

Mary Simon joined Nyman Turkish in 2019 as a Case Manager and has since become the Director of Case Management. She earned a B.A. in English from the University of New Orleans. Mary is passionate about helping people and takes pride in building meaningful connections with each client, offering support through what might be their toughest moments. Outside of work, Mary enjoys reading, culinary adventures, dining out, exploring parks and nature preserves, and a little retail therapy to top it off.

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Rachel Navalta

Director of Process Excellence

Rachel Navalta holds a B.A. in Professional Communications with a Minor in Business Management from Siena Heights University, and a certificate in Broadcast Media Arts from Specs Howard School of Media Arts. She initially joined the Firm in 2017, assuming the role of Director of Client Services, driven by her passion for advocating on behalf of individuals with disabilities. Rachel's experience with the Firm allows her to fully understand every stage of the process, from initial client contact to case conclusion. Having guided thousands of clients through obtaining disability benefits, she now incorporates this perspective into the refinement of our processes, ensuring that clients receive a personalized and innovative experience that they rightfully deserve. Outside of work, Rachel enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, music, and staying active.

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Sarah Edwards

Director of Business Development

Sarah Edwards, a graduate from the University of Arizona, brings a wealth of experience to her role. Her career in Social Security Disability law began in 2007 at one of the country’s first nationwide SSD law firms and was followed by a decade-long tenure at a premier legal advertising Firm before joining the Nyman Turkish PC team. Sarah's passion for her job stems from Nyman Turkish PC’s unique mission to assist individuals who have often been unfairly impacted by circumstances beyond their control and fighting for these individuals to receive the financial benefits that they earned and have been promised throughout their lives. Sarah takes pride in playing her role to spread the Firm's name far and wide, aiming to leave a significant positive impact on as many people as possible. Beyond her professional life, Sarah enjoys the vibrant world of live music, quality time with friends, playtime with her dogs, and diving into DIY house projects in her free time.

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Stephanie Nagel

Director of Resource Management and Accounting

Stephanie Nagel has a B.A. in Business Marketing from California State University, Chico. She joined the Firm in May 2018 when a friend recommended her for the receptionist position. Within nine months, she was promoted to an Application Specialist, and by March 2020, Stephanie assumed her current role as the Director of Resource Management and Accounting. She loves her job mainly because of the close friendships she has developed with her colleagues during her tenure at the company. In her free time, you can find Stephanie hanging out with friends and family, enjoying boating excursions, and playing with her beloved dog.