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Elizabeth A. Hernandez, Esq.

Elizabeth A. Hernandez, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Elizabeth A. Hernandez

Attorney Elizabeth A. Hernandez primarily handles catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death and premises liability cases.  She is admitted to practice law in California.

BIO


 EDUCATION

  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California, J.D.
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. History

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • The Best Lawyers in America list – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, 2016 to present
  • 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers
  • Avvo Rating: 10.0 Superb
  • Graduate of the renowned Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College
  • 2017 & 2019 CAALA Presidential Award Recipient

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
      • 2021 CAALA Secretary on the Executive Committee
      • Emeritus Member of the Board of Governors
      • Chair of the Political Affairs Committee, 2020
    • CAALA Mentorship Program, Mentor
    • Investment Committee member – 2020
    • Attorney Advertising Committee member – 2020
    • Diversity & Inclusion Committee member – 2019 and 2020
    • Women in Law Committee member 2017 to the present
      • Chair of the Education Committee, 2018 and 2019
      • Co-Chair:  CAALA’s Inaugural Women’s Trial Skills Conference – 2017
      • Vice-Chair of the Education Committee, 2016 and 2017
      • Vice-Chair of the Membership Committee, 2013

 

  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
    • CAOC Board Member, 2021
    • CAOC Officer: Women’s Caucus Representative, 2020
    • CAOC Women’s Caucus
  • Chair of Women’s Caucus:  2018-2019
  • Political Chair:  2017-2018
  • Legislative Chair:  2016-2017
  • Membership and Communications Co-Chair:  2015-2016
  • Education Co-Chair:  ​2014-2015
    • CAOC Board of Directors
  • 2017-2018
  • 2001-2007

 

  • Mexican American Bar Association (MABA)
    • Executive Board: Vice-President, 2021-2022
    • Executive Board: Membership Director, 2019-2020
    • Board Member: Trustee, 2018-2019
    • Chair: Political Endorsement Committee – 2019
    • Member of the Judicial Endorsement Committee
    • Member of the Political Endorsement Committee
    • Speaker and Moderator at MABA webinars

 

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)
      • Trial Advocacy Project (TAP) certification

 

  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
    • Women Trial Lawyers Caucus
    • Minority Caucus

 

ADMISSIONS

  • The United States Supreme Court
  • California State Courts
  • Central District of California
  • Northern District of California
  • Southern District of California
  • Eastern District of California

 

PUBLISHED WORKS

  • Effective Storytelling and Your Discovery Plan, CAALA’s Advocate Journal, October 2019 Read Article
  • Preparing Your Retained Expert Witness for Deposition, CAALA’s Advocate Journal, October 2017 Read Article
  • Working with your Expert During the Discovery Process and Preparing your Expert for Deposition, CAALA’s Advocate Journal, October 2014
  • Motions in Limine, CAALA’s Advocate Journal, February 2014
  • Motions in Limine – The critical role they play in pretrial and trial strategies, Plaintiff magazine, February 2014
  • Do Not Let Defendants Exclude Your Medical Experts’ Opinions on Causation, Consumer Attorneys of California’s Forum Magazine, September 2004
  • Referral Fees: What You Need to Know, Consumer Attorneys of California’s Forum Magazine, December 2003
  • Turning the Tables Around on the Defendants: Shifting the Burden of Proof to the Defendant and Imposing Evidentiary Sanctions, CAALA’s Advocate Journal, November 2003

 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Direct Examination, CAALA Women in Law, Trial Skills, October 2020
  • Higher Level Medicine For Lawyers Panel – The Most Common Avoidable Catastrophes in the E.R. and How to Find Them, Consumer Attorneys of California, 59th Annual Convention, November 2019
  • Discovery & Depos Panel – Creating Your Discovery Plan, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), Las Vegas Convention, August 2019
  • Oral Discovery, Trial Lawyer Skills for the New Attorney Seminar, CAALA, March 2019
  • Discovery & Evidence Panel – Creating an Effective Discovery Plan, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Las Vegas Convention, August 2018
  • Written Discovery & Related Issues, Trial Lawyer Skills for the New Attorney Seminar, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, March 2018
  • CAALA Women Trial Skills Conference: Empowering Each Other, Co-chaired inaugural event, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Marina Del Rey, October 20-21, 2017
  • Law & Motion Panel – Motions to Compel and Protective Orders, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Las Vegas Convention, August, 2017
  • Written Discovery & Related Issues, Trial Lawyer Skills for the New Attorney Seminar, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, March 2017
  • Aging Population Panel – Pre-existing Conditions, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Las Vegas Convention, August 2016
  • Written Discovery & Related Issues, Trial Lawyer Skills for the New Attorney Seminar, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, March 2016
  • “Violations that Trigger Elder Abuse Cases,” Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Las Vegas Convention, September 2015
  • Basic Trial Skills Panel – Your Final Status Conference Documents and Motions in Limine: The Outline of Your Trial, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Las Vegas Convention, August 2014
  • Law and Motion, Trial Lawyer Skills for the New Attorney Seminar, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, March 2014
  • Evidence Panel – Motions in Limine: Substance & Procedure, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Las Vegas Convention, August 2013
  • Pre-litigation Client Preparation – Handling Your Client’s Expectations, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Las Vegas Convention, September 2012
  • Anatomy of a Case After Filing: From Complaint Through Discovery, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Las Vegas Convention, August 2009
  • Trends in Product Liability: From Medical Devices to Mold to Motor Vehicles, Consumer Attorneys of California Annual Convention, April 2003

 

VOLUNTEER PARTICIPATION

  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities (LATLC) events
  • Speaker at Career Days for high school and junior high school students

 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

•  Trial Skills Sessions: Direct Examination, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) Women in Law, October 28, 2020

•  Higher Level Medicine For Lawyers Panel – The Most Common Avoidable Catastrophes in the E.R. and How to Find Them, Consumer Attorneys of California, 59th Annual Convention, November 2019

•  Discovery & Depos Panel – Creating Your Discovery Plan, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), Las Vegas Convention, August 2019

•  Oral Discovery, Trial Lawyer Skills for the New Attorney Seminar, CAALA, March 2019

•  Discovery & Evidence Panel – Creating an Effective Discovery Plan, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Las Vegas Convention, August 2018

•  Written Discovery & Related Issues, Trial Lawyer Skills for the New Attorney Seminar, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, March 2018

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