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Joaquita Martin, ACP is the owner/manager of med discovery+ llc.  Joaquita began  working in respiratory therapy 30 years ago, earning her Associate of Applied Science degree and the title of Registered Respiratory Therapist by the age of 21.  She worked in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and home health organizations over 17 years in Virginia, Texas, and Alaska providing intensive, supportive, and palliative modalities of respiratory care to all ages of the population from premature infants to the elderly. 

The United States Air Force brought Joaquita's family to Alaska in 1998, and she enrolled at UAA to continue her education.  After completion of an internship with the Alaska Workers' Compensation Board in 2003, Joaquita graduated with honors with her Bachelor of Science in Technology and a paralegal certificate.  She found that with her medical background, workers’ compensation and personal injury law provided the perfect venues for the most effective use of her education and training.  Joaquita is currently the only paralegal in Alaska with the Advanced Certified Paralegal (ACP) credential in Workers’ Compensation.

Since 2003, Joaquita provided paralegal support for workers' compensation and personal injury cases.  Her passion is applying both her legal and medical knowledge in the discovery process to facilitate the expedient and equitable resolution of all manner of injury claims.  

Contact Joaquita today to discuss how her services can benefit you in your practice!


med discovery+ llc

P.O. Box 244475, Anchorage, AK  99524

Ph 907-277-1328

Fax 907-277-4143

Email:  m[email protected]

Experienced medical paralegal serving your injury claim needs


  • I recently had a case that I expected to require a trial and possibly an appeal, plus cost my client a significant jury award.  After Joaquita began assisting with discovery, she quickly obtained very useful information and provided valuable insight regarding the medical aspects of the case.  The case actually settled, and for far less than the jury award I had anticipated.   I am enlisting her help on another case soon. - Peter Gamache, Anchorage Attorney

  • “The key to success in every claim and every lawsuit is research.  Joaquita is a persistent, meticulous, and therefore EFFECTIVE researcher.” Thom Hibpshman, colleague

  • "Joaquita was always a joy to work with and produced a quality product that aided in the investigation of She helped reveal countless preexisting conditions upon which claims [resolution] was facilitated. She would be a valuable asset to [anyone] who chose to employ her talents.”  Molly Friess / MBA / Adjuster

  • “I worked with Joaquita for three years and found her work to be exceptional.  She was able to find information that others could not and her work is professional and accurate.  She responds timely and often goes 'above and beyond' to get the job done.”  Clare Hiratsuka, Claims Adjuster 

  • “Joaquita was a great help for the new time loss adjuster that I was.  She is fantastic at finding things in the records that I would miss, and very thorough with getting all the records…needed.”   Jana Estes, Claims Adjuster

  • “[Joaquita’s] system for follow-up is excellent…I know when it comes time for the EIME, everything we can possibly get is available to send [to the physician]!”  Katie Weimer, Claims Adjuster

  • “If there is one thing [Joaquita is] good at, that is finding all sorts of stuff in the records.”  Roberta Highstone, Risk Manager and former Claims Adjuster