Candess Zona-Mendola is a Senior Trial Paralegal with The Lange Law Firm. With almost 16 years of experience, she focuses her paralegal practice on mass torts, products liability, and personal injury cases. From intake to verdict, she holds past positions as a docket leader and paralegal manager for several mass torts, including: In re: Accutane (Isotretinoin) Products Liability Litigation, In re: Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products Liability Litigation, Lipitor (Atorvastatin Calcium) Products Liability Litigation, Fluoroquinolone Products Liability Litigation, Essure Products Liability Litigation, and several others.
Most recently, Candess provided legal support in mass tort bellwether trials for the In re: Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products Liability Litigation (MDL-2545) in Konrad et al v. AbbVie, Inc. et al. and Mitchell et al v. AbbVie, Inc. et al. cases, as well as several other tort trials.
Candess also contributes and acts as Editor of several legal blogs.
Educated at Chapman University and the University of Nevada Las Vegas, she holds degrees in Anthropology and Paralegal studies.