Robert Packer

Robert B. Packer

President and Managing Shareholder

Now in his 44th year of practice, Bob Packer first joined La Follette, Johnson, De Haas, Fesler & Ames (Los Angeles) upon graduating from law school in 1976. While serving as the Legislation Editor of the McGeorge Law Review, Bob wrote the first comprehensive analysis of the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act of 1975 (“MICRA”).   Read more…

Ted O'Leary

Ted O’Leary


Ted O’Leary obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota and his J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law. He is licensed to practice before all the courts of the State of California. Ted O’Leary’s legal career spans more than thirty years, the great majority of which he has spent representing health care professionals Read more…

Paul Corson

Paul M. Corson


Paul M. Corson received his bachelor’s degree from Vassar College and attended graduate school at the University of California, Los Angeles.  He received his law degree from Loyola Law School where he was on the Scott Moot Court Honors Board and participated in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.  During law school, Read more…

Brooke Haber

Brooke W. Haber


Brooke Haber joined Packer, O’Leary & Corson in 2016. Brooke focuses her practice on medical malpractice defense, and represents physicians, nurses, physical therapists, hospitals, medical groups and other health care professionals against allegations of medical malpractice. Brooke received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University-Bloomington. Thereafter, she received her Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern Read more…

Marshall J. Shepardson

Senior Associate

Marshall J. Shepardson obtained his undergraduate degree from University of California at Berkeley in 2001 and his law degree from New York University School of Law in 2004.  Marshall defended doctors and hospitals at the distinguished boutique Belair & Evans in New York City, and in 2013 returned to his native Southern California where he Read more…

Linda Star

Senior Counsel

Ms. Star earned her undergraduate degree from UCLA in History, aMaster’s Degree from USC in Public and Judicial Administration and her law degree from Southwestern School of Law.  During her 39 years as an attorney, Linda has always represented physicians, allied health care personnel and health care facilities in civil litigation.  She was a trial Read more…

Hilliary B. Powell


After earning her undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature and German from the University of California – Davis, Ms. Powell was admitted to the University of California – Hastings College of Law where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2017, awarded with Honors.  While at Hastings, Hilliary (not a typo:  “Ask my Dad, he filled out Read more…

Elizabeth L. Silver


POC is pleased to announce that Elizabeth (“Liz”) Silver, Esq. joined the the firm on November 1, 2019 as a Associate Attorney.  Liz was awarded her BA in English, , magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania in 2001 and her Masters in Arts in Creative Writing from The University of East Anglia, Norwich, Read more…

Andrew S. Packer


Andrew S. Packer graduated from the University of California – Santa Cruz in 2006 with a degree in Post WWII American History.  He then spent the next few years touring across the United States as lead guitar for the rock band “Gypsyhawk”.  Andrew then graduated from the UCLA Paralegal Program in 2019 and joined the Read more…