The Managing Attorney of the Torts Practice Group at Dolan Law Firm PC and a Senior Trial Attorney, Aimee Kirby supervises significant and precedent-setting lawsuits for individuals who suffered grave injuries and for families whose loved ones died. With more than 15 years of experience in the courtroom to draw upon, Aimee is a skilled, compassionate, and accomplished trial lawyer who practices law in courtrooms across California. She is also admitted to practice law [...]
Angela Bruno is the managing partner at BRUNO | NALU, a personal injury law firm. She gained public attention after participating in a wrongful death case against a major restaurant franchise that resulted in a $40 million verdict. Angela actively tries cases with her husband, Keith Bruno, a two time back to back “Trial Lawyer of The Year” winner in Orange County. In the last several years, Angela has focused on case settlement as the art of negotiation is her true passion. She has earned [...]
Aslin Tutuyan is a Partner at Mandell Trial Lawyers, where she has been a passionate advocate for the injured since 2008. With more than 15 years of experience in the personal injury arena, Aslin has both trial and arbitration experience, as well as extensive experience settling cases through mediation. She focuses her practice primarily on auto and bicycle accidents, medical malpractice claims and premises liability cases. [...]
Bibi Fell is the founder and principal attorney at Fell Law. Bibi primarily practices in the areas of catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death. She is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Membership is extended by invitation only to lawyers who have demonstrated extensive trial experience, civility and professionalism. In 2018, Bibi was one of three finalists for Consumer Attorneys of San Diego’s “Trial Lawyer of the Year” award. [...]
Britany Engelman is the Founder of Engelman Law, where she practices primarily in the areas of Personal Injury, including high profile wrongful death cases, catastrophic injury, auto accidents, premises liability, brain injury, civil rights; Labor & Employment; and Business Litigation. Prior to being a founding member of Engelman Law, Ms. Engelman worked as a Senior Associate at The Cochran Firm (the Los Angeles-based offices of late esteemed attorney, Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.) for 5 years. [...]
Candice Klein is a founding partner of Chang | Klein LLP. She has over 20 years of experience fighting and championing causes for plaintiffs, specializing in wrongful death, catastrophic personal injury, sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse cases. Candice works on every case with an unshakable devotion to help those who have suffered permanent and serious physical or emotional injuries. She understands that these injuries not only affect the victims, but their family members as well. [...]
Casey Hultin is a trial attorney at Dolan Law Firm PC. Casey earned her bachelor’s degree from UCLA, where she was part of the prestigious mock trial program, and went on to attend University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. After law school, Casey initially practiced intellectual property and entertainment litigation, where she learned that she [...]
Chelsee Sachs is the Managing Partner at MVP Accident Attorneys. Chelsee obtained her Juris Doctor at Michigan State College of Law in 2013. While in law school, Chelsee served as a student associate for the Michigan State College of Law Public Rights Clinic. There she was recognized for her passionate work representing prisoners in the Michigan Department of Corrections for Civil Rights violations.
Prior to law school, Chelsee attended Indiana University [...]
Christa Ramey is a partner with Ramey Law P.C. Christa says she became a lawyer because she wanted to effect change. In her early career, when she worked in the district attorney’s office, the cases involving children affected her the most. Once she became a mother, her concern for the well-being of children only strengthened. When Christa moved on to work for a personal injury firm, she realized that achieving justice for those who have been injured due to the negligence of another was her true calling. [...]
Christina M. Coleman launched her solo practice of the Law Offices of Christina M. Coleman, APC in April 2017. With over 20 years of experience representing consumers, businesses and employees in enforcement and protection of their rights, her practice areas include: employment litigation, including wage and hour and consumer individual and class actions, discrimination, retaliation & wrongful termination, civil assault & battery, rape, sexual harassment, [...]
Claire Plotkin is a Jury Consultant who consults almost exclusively on plaintiff cases, including, but not limited to sex abuse and misconduct, employment, and personal injury. She prides herself on taking cases in tough venues, having many 7 figure plus verdicts in Orange County, Santa Monica, Van Nuys and Ventura, to name a few. She has already picked several post-Covid juries and has just had a very recent post-Covid verdict of $21 million in Burbank in a dangerous [...]
Deborah Chang, one of the founding members of Athea Trial Lawyers, has won record-breaking verdicts and settlements in catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases across the country. As if this wasn’t enough, she’s also a partner at Los Angeles firm Chang | Klein LLP. As a trusted advocate at two powerhouse firms, Deborah has made a name for herself as an attorney capable of fighting complex and high-profile cases. At Athea Trial Lawyers, Deborah has been involved in some of their [...]
Denisse O. Gastélum is the founder and principal trial attorney at Gastélum Law, where her practice focuses primarily on civil rights/police misconduct, sexual assault, wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases, representing plaintiffs in state and federal courts throughout the State of California. During the early years of her legal career, Denisse worked as a defense attorney, where she specialized in public entity defense. She primarily handled cases on [...]
Elizabeth A. Hernandez is an attorney at Dordick Law Corporation in Beverly Hills. Ms. Hernandez’s areas of practice include catastrophic personal injury, premises liability and wrongful death cases. She was selected for the Daily Journal’s Top Women Lawyers 2021. She was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 22nd (2016) through 28th (2022) Editions of The Best Lawyers in America for her work in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. She has also been selected to the 2022, 2021 and 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers list. Her [...]
The results Genie Harrison has obtained speak for themselves – both the compensation obtained for her clients and the systemic change she has created to benefit thousands who will never know her name, but whose lives are better as a result of her work.
Genie has been acknowledged with rare distinction: she has been named to the Southern California Super Lawyers List in Plaintiff’s Employment litigation for thirteen years in a row [...]
Geraldine "Dena" Weiss is currently senior litigator at Case Barnett Law. Before that, Dena spent the last several decades as trial lawyer at the Law Offices of Michael J. Piuze, achieving many multimillion / billion-dollar verdicts and settlements. Dena has been involved in multiple record-breaking verdicts ranging in topics from civil rights violations, rape cases, sexual abuse cases, premises liability cases, wrongful death cases and product liability cases. Most notable is her trial [...]
Ms. Rodriguez received her B.S. from California State University, Northridge and earned her J.D. from Glendale University College of Law. Ms. Rodriguez is a 2016 graduate of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles Plaintiff Trial Academy. She is active with the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charity and is currently a board member.
From 2015-2020, Ms. Rodriguez was lead trial lawyer at Rodriguez & Tran, LLP. In 2018, Ms. Rodriguez secured a $2.2 million [...]
Ibiere Seck is the Founder of Seck Law, P.C. and its Principal Trial Lawyer where her trial practice focuses on cases involving complex catastrophic injury, wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, civil rights and sexual abuse of minors. Ibiere exclusively represents plaintiffs and prides herself in being a zealous advocate on an endless pursuit for justice on behalf of people who have been wronged, harmed or injured. Ibiere has been recognized as a Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars and Super Lawyers list since 2010 and was recently featured as one of the [...]
As a former nurse, current lawyer, and longtime advocate for the injured, Jennifer Johnson has dedicated both her personal and professional life to making a difference for people harmed due to the wrongdoing of others.
“People often ask why I became a lawyer after already serving as a successful ICU nurse,” says Ms. Johnson, who has practiced law since 1992. “But as both a nurse and as a lawyer, my motivation has been the same—I want to be a force for good in people’s lives.” In her legal practice, Ms. Johnson [...]
In 1987, Kathryn Stebner, the founder of Stebner Gertler Guadagni & Kawamoto in San Francisco, filed the first elder abuse lawsuit in California history. Since that time, her commitment to the practice of elder law has grown beyond the confines of her law office. She now focuses her skills seeking the proper treatment of individuals in assisted living or board and care facilities. From testifying in support of legislation on behalf of elderly and dependent adults to being a formidable adversary in the courtroom on behalf of the victims of abuse or improper care, her efforts make a difference in the lives of people living in the Bay Area and throughout the state. Kathryn’s accolades are too numerous to list, and she has over 30 years of experience as a lawyer since graduating from University of San Francisco School of Law in 1998.
Kelly Hanker is a trial attorney known for increasing the value of cases across the country, including catastrophic and traumatic injury, employment law, business litigation, and class action cases. Often referred to as the Empathy Lawyer, Kelly’s connection to her clients after sustaining a permanent partial disability in a car crash herself and being called to the Plaintiff’s side by her then trial [...]
Laura Sedrish is a Partner at Jacoby & Meyers and one of the most accomplished plaintiff personal injury attorneys in California. She has successfully negotiated on behalf of both national and international clients regarding a range of litigation needs. With over two decades of experience practicing law, the sought after speaker and mother of two devotes her free time to educating and promoting women in law. Ms. Sedrish’s scrupulous attention to detail, dynamic advocacy to her clients, sharp negotiation skills, trial [...]
Lauren Wood is a senior litigation attorney at Omega Law in Beverly Hills. Lauren has over ten years of litigation experience, specializing in all types of plaintiffs’ personal injury and wrongful death matters. Prior to joining Omega Law Group, Lauren was a former partner of the Law Offices of Schurmer and Wood in Ventura County. She has tried numerous cases to verdict—all of which were trials where she was either the solo trial attorney or lead chair—and also has [...]
A Senior Trial Attorney and team leader at the Dolan Law Firm, Lourdes DeArmas represents plaintiffs in catastrophic personal injury, premises liability, sexual abuse, and wrongful death cases. Lourdes is a member of the Los Angeles chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (“ABOTA”), where she serves as an Instructor at the Los Angeles ABOTA Jack Daniels Trial School.
Lourdes’ passion is advocating for her clients in the courtroom. Just in the last couple of years, [...]
Lyssa A. Roberts is an attorney with Panish Shea Boyle Ravipudi LLP and specializes in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, professional negligence, products liability and environmental torts. She is deeply committed to the preservation of the jury trial as well as the protection of the rights and interests of individuals who have been harmed by the negligent acts of others. Ms. Roberts has extensive experience litigating single plaintiff lawsuits as well [...]
Maria Monroy is the Co-founder and President of LawRank, a leading SEO company for law firms. Prior to founding LawRank, Maria developed a depth of knowledge and expertise in management, customer service, processes and procedures, and sales while working for industry leaders [...]
Mary Caruso is a Senior Trial Attorney with Beverly Hills Injury Firm practicing civil litigation in the areas of personal injury, including catastrophic injuries, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, wrongful death, elder abuse, sexual abuse, and employment law. Mary transitioned from the corporate world, after years in human resource management, into the legal community, having observed years of abuse of wrongfully terminated and injured workers. Ms. Caruso was a “whistleblower” before laws were enacted to protect employees. [...]
Mayra Fornos, Esq. is an accomplished litigator and trial attorney with three decades of experience handling a wide range of civil matters, with expertise in the fields of catastrophic personal injury, including spinal cord injuries, vehicular accidents, premises liability, products liability, elder abuse and dependent adult care abuse, wrongful death, medical malpractice, employment discrimination, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), sexual harassment/abuse, family law and business disputes. [...]
Megan E. Klein is the senior litigation attorney at Nguyen Lawyers, ALC in Long Beach, California. She specializes in litigating catastrophic personal injury, premises liability, and wrongful death cases. She attended Tulane University School of Law (2010) for her J.D. and University of California, Berkeley (2004) for her B.A. in Political Economics. She has been named Southern California Rising Star every year since 2018. She is a member of the Executive Board of Directors for the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ [...]
Micha Star Liberty
Micha Star Liberty has held the title of President and Vice President of multiple legal and political organizations, expanding her network of associates and resources, which often helps to expedite the legal process for the greater benefit of her clients. She is a frequent lecturer and published author, focusing much of her public speaking on trial practice, discovery techniques, the importance of mentoring and diversity and inclusion, and best practices for employment and sexual assault cases. Aside from her thriving [...]
Michelle Fonseca-Kamana is the Founder and Principal Attorney at West Coast Lemons, a law firm specializing in California lemon law. She is passionate about consumer advocacy, education, and an unparalleled client experience and with over $5.5 million recovered, Michelle has proven she is a force to be reckoned with. By actively sharing her knowledge via informational videos with her followers on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and TikTok she has built a solid [...]
Michelle Marie West joined Robinson Calcagnie, Inc. in 2008 and has devoted her practice to obtaining recovery for individuals who are catastrophically injured due to defective products including vehicles, tires, skylights, machinery, and pharmaceuticals, among others. In addition to her work in product liability, Ms. West also handles cases involving premises liability, government claims, dangerous condition of public and private property, industrial or construction accidents, [...]
Neyleen S. Ortiz-Beljajev, founder of Beljajev Law Group, PC., has devoted her career to seeking justice and advocating for those who have been harmed by the negligent, reckless, or intentional acts of others. Neyleen is passionate about fighting for those who have suffered sexual abuse and obtaining just results for those who have suffered catastrophic injury.
Creating a personal relationship with her clients, including spending time getting to know her clients’ family passions, is a core [...]
Puneet Toor is the founder of Toor Law, APC where she specializes in personal injury, products liability, employment law and consumer fraud litigation. Ms. Toor has experience in both individual and class action suits on behalf of employees who have been wrongfully terminated, harassed or retaliated against in the workplace as well as catastrophically injured plaintiffs and their families. She works tirelessly to advocate for individuals who have been wrongfully injured or [...]
Rabiah A. Rahman is an attorney in Ventura County. She owns her own law firm called Rabiah At Law, which is a boutique plaintiff side employment law firm. She has dedicated her legal career to defending workers’ rights throughout the State of California and has been a leader, advocate and a voice for social justice since college. She worked with incarcerated youth as an undergrad at UCLA, throughout law school and as an attorney. She also represented her fellow law students as the Boalt Hall Student Association Vice President and served as the Managing Editor of the Berkeley Journal of African American Law and Policy. During law school, [...]
Rachel Gezerseh is a trial attorney with Panish Shea Boyle Ravipudi who specializes in litigating catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death and products liability cases. Ms. Gezerseh was previously an attorney at international law firm Jones Day, where [...]
Attorney Rennee Dehesa is a bilingual estate planning and estate administration attorney with extensive experience in succession planning, probate, trust administration, conservatorships, and guardianships. She also has substantial experience with business transactions, formations, and business succession planning. She is focused primarily on succession and estate planning, trust administration and probate, conservatorships and guardianships, business [...]
Sarah Klein is a preeminent civil and trial attorney at Manly, Stewart & Finaldi, the nation’s leading firm representing victims of sexual abuse by physicians, universities, school districts, churches and other religious entities, and sports organizations. The firm has successfully recovered more than $3 billion dollars for its clients through jury verdicts and settlements. Recent and notable cases include USA Gymnastics (Nassar), [...]
Siannah Collado Boutté
Siannah Collado Boutté was born and raised in San Pedro, California to Panamanian immigrant parents. She is fluent in Spanish. After graduating from the sixth grade she moved to Panama and attended the prestigious St. Mary’s School in the Canal Zone. She graduated as Valedictorian and Class Vice President and moved back to California. She attended El Camino College in Torrance, where she was the student representative on the Board of Trustees and graduated [...]
Taly Goody is the founder of Goody Law Group, LLP (GLG) is a boutique law firm based in Los Angeles, California serving clients all over southern California and beyond. She is known for her stellar marketing skills and is lovingly referred to as
"The TikTok Queen."
Taly Goody, Esq. founded GLG, and brings a refreshing twist to old school law firm techniques and outdated methods. Taly has a network of medical vendors and collaborates with the best in the legal [...]
Tamara Freeze is a happy refugee from BigLaw and an accomplished trial lawyer. She obtained multi-million dollar awards in verdicts and settlements on behalf of her clients, including a $25 million verdict in a whistleblower retaliation case in 2017. She is a founding partner of Workplace Justice Advocates, PLC – a plaintiff’s side all-female employment law firm in Orange County. Ms. Freeze is a graduate of University of California Berkeley School of Law and obtained a [...]