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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.


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


  • The Best Lawyers in America list – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, 2016 to present
  • Southern California Super Lawyers, 2020 to the present
  • Avvo Rating: 10.0 Superb
  • Daily Journal's Top Women Lawyers, 2021
  • 2022 recipient of the Consumer Attorneys of California's (CAOC) Robert E. Cartwright, Sr. Award, which is given in recognition of excellence in trial advocacy and dedication to teaching trial advocacy to fellow lawyers and to the public. 
  • Graduate of the renowned Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College
  • 2017 & 2019 Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) Presidential Award Recipient


  • Mexican American Bar Association (MABA)

·         President, 2024

·         Executive Board:  President-Elect, 2023-2024

·         Executive Board:  Secretary, 2022-2023

    • 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
    • Member of the State of the Latinx Community in the Legal Profession Statewide Conference Committee
    • Speaker and Moderator at MABA webinars
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)

·         2024 Vice President on the Executive Committee

·         She will be the CAALA President in 2026 and the first Latina to ever hold that position.

·         Emeritus Member of the Board of Governors since 2011

·         Board Members since 2001

·         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 of Directors, 2017 to the present, 2001 to 2007
    • CAOC Officer: Women's Caucus Representative, 2020
    • CAOC Women's Caucus member
    • 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 

·         Comadre Member

·         Membership Committee, 2022 and 2023

·         Dinner Committee, 2023

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)

·         Member

·         Litigation Section Committee

·         Trial Advocacy Project (TAP) certification


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


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


  • Dealing with the Know Nothing PMQ, CAOC Forum, March/April 2022
  • Supporting the Non-Economic Damages Claim in a Wrongful Death Case, CAALA's Advocate Journal, 2021
  • 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


  • Working Up Damages and Getting Your Client to Trial as Fast as You Can (Motions for Preference), Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Sonoma Travel Seminar, March 2024
  • Preparing Plaintiff for the Deposition and Defending It, CAOC Annual Convention, November 2023
  • Effective Depositions, CAALA's Women in Law Conference, October 2023
  • Telling Your Client's Story Through Witness Examinations, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), Las Vegas Convention, August 2023
  • Identifying Our Own Implicit Biases and the Impact They Have on the Legal Profession, CAOC Palm Springs Seminar, May 2023
  • Implicit Bias, Women in Trial Travel Summit, April 2023
  • Implicit Bias, Justice HQ Seminar, January 2023
  • Storytelling in Direct Examination, CAOC Hawaii Travel Seminar, November 2022
  • Jury Selection, Women's Trial Skills Panel, CAOC Annual Convention, November 2022
  • Direct Examination, CAALA Las Vegas Convention, August 2022
  • The Importance of Storytelling in Direct Examination, Women in Trial Travel Summit, 2022
  • Jury Selection, Los Angeles Superior Court trial series, March 2022


  • Daily Journal's Advisory Committee, 2024
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities (LATLC) events
  • Speaker at Career Days for high school and junior high school students


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