The Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) is the nation’s largest local association of plaintiffs’ attorneys. CAALA educates, connects, assists, and advocates for its members.

Consumer Attorneys protect people from unsafe products, unsafe medicine, unfair business practices, and unscrupulous, negligent corporate conduct. Through education and training, Consumer Attorneys subscribe to the highest standards of quality legal representation and ethical conduct. As attorneys who solely represent the interests of consumers, our association is a powerful advocate for victim’s rights and equal access to justice.

Genie Harrison’s Advocate Column, September 2021

Updates: State Bar Seems Determined To Open The Practice Of Law To Non-Lawyers Also: Virtual MSC platform for LA Superior PI cases is a success with a dozen cases settled by CAALA President Genie Harrison for The Advocate, September 2021 September is an important month for the State Bar’s ongoing efforts to open the practice of law to hedge funds, big accounting and tech, and corporations, and to create a new second-class licensure [...]

Paraprofessionals Won’t Fix the Access to Justice Problem

Paraprofessionals Won’t Fix the Access to Justice Problem by Genie Harrison for Bloomberg Law, June 9, 2021 Opening up the practice of law and law firm ownership to “paraprofessionals” is being promoted—including by investors—as a way to improve access to justice. California attorney Genie Harrison, president of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, says data does not support this concept, and such a move will seriously undermine the integrity of the legal profession. As [...]

Genie Harrison’s Advocate Column, April 2021

Google Law, PC by CAALA President Genie Harrison for The Advocate, April 2021 The State Bar plans to bring non-lawyers into the practice of law. It’s time for you to become involved. Google Law Firm, PC. Amazon Law, LLC. Mercury Insurance Law, Inc. That list of hypothetical law firms may read like a bad dream, but non-lawyer ownership of law firms is coming, and the extent to which they take over the legal [...]

Genie Harrison’s Advocate Column, February 2021

We are here because of lies AND WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? by CAALA President Genie Harrison for The Advocate, February 2021 “What is the cost of lies? It’s not that we’ll mistake them for the truth. The real danger is that if we hear enough lies, then we no longer recognize the truth at all.” – Valery Alekseyevich Legasov (HBO’s “Chernobyl”) I write this column during the week between the president’s [...]

Genie Harrison to Speak at Employment Law Forum

Daily Journal Employment Law Forum ABOUT THE PROGRAM: This full day conference will showcase the expertise and experience of leading practitioners in the ever widening topic of Employment Law. Co-chair Genie Harrison will be moderating two panels: #MeToo (9-10 am): Handling sexual harassment cases during the #MeToo movement and Pay Equity (11:20 am-12:20 pm): Pay equity issues remain complex for businesses to manage, and compelling to pursue in litigation. This panel will address issues in pay [...]

Genie Harrison Installed as CAALA 2nd Vice President

CAALA 2018 Executive Committee January 13, 2018 – Los Angeles attorney Genie Harrison was sworn in as CAALA 2nd Vice President of the 2018 Board of Officers at CAALA’s 69th Annual Installation and Awards Dinner. Mike Arias was installed as the 2018 CAALA President. Also installed were Sean McCann (President-elect), Jeff Rudman (First Vice President), Doug Silverstein (Treasurer) and Minh Nguyen (Secretary). CAALA (Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles) is the nation’s largest association of plaintiff's [...]

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Genie Harrison to Speak at CAALA Trial Skills for the New Attorney Seminar

Genie Harrison Speaking at CAALA Trial Skills for the New Attorney ABOUT THE PROGRAM: A fast paced and complete seminar for all attorneys admitted to practice for less than five years. Learn basic trial lawyer skills and tips from a superb group of renown plaintiff trial lawyers. This is an all-star #CAALA teaching team that includes Mike Arias, Jeff Rudman, Elizabeth Hernandez, Minh T. Nguyen, Taylor Rayfield, Martin Aarons, Joseph Barrett, Mike Alder and Ricardo Echeverria. Los [...]

2019-07-17T22:54:42-07:00CAALA, Genie Harrison|
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