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Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)

About the CAALA


  • Founded: 1949
  • Location: Los Angeles, California

Mission and History

With more than 2,800 members, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles is the largest county-level association of plaintiffs' attorneys in the United States. The CAALA works to train and educate personal injury attorneys in Los Angeles who represent the interests of individuals and consumers who pursue their rights in the civil justice system.

The CAALA is an affiliate of the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC). The association works to protect people from unsafe products and medicine, unfair business practices and unscrupulous corporate conduct. The organization gives its members a more unified voice to advocate for individual rights and equal access to justice.




2024 CAALA Gala

CAALA Hall of Fame Dinner - June 8, 2023


Past Presidents of the CAALA

Douglas Neil Silverstein
West Hollywood, CA
Genie Elizabeth Harrison
Los Angeles, CA
Jeffrey A. Rudman
Encino, CA
Shawn Joseph McCann
Beverly Hills, CA
Mickel Montalban Arias
Los Angeles, CA
Ricardo Echeverria
Claremont, CA
David McDonald Ring
Manhattan Beach, CA
Joseph M. Barrett
Los Angeles, CA
Geoffrey Stuart Wells
El Segundo, CA

Contact the CAALA

Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
888 West 6th St 6th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Office: (213) 487-1212
Fax: (213) 487-1224

Directory of Personal Injury Lawyers in Los Angeles County

Lawyer Legion maintains a statewide directory of personal injury lawyers in Los Angeles which includes both CAALA members and non-members. To help the public find the best choices when searching for a personal injury attorney, Lawyer Legion recognizes attorneys for their involvement and leadership within the CAALA and other professional associations.

Use this directory to find a personal injury lawyer in your local area by choosing a city from the list below.

More About the CAALA

Membership in CAALA

The benefits of membership in the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles CAALA include:

  • a listing in the CAALA Online Membership Directory;
  • access to the online brief and motion bank;
  • subscription to the Advocate Magazine, a publication of the CAALA:
  • discounts on the Annual Los Vegas Convention;
  • discounts on MCLE Seminars and training materials;
  • networking opportunities with many of the best personal injury attorneys in Los Angeles;
  • professional development resources;
  • access to list serves that connect the members;
  • mentor program to connect the most experienced members with new attorneys; and
  • invitations to complimentary member network mixers.

CAALA Events

The main CAALA events include:

  • CAALA's Annual Las Vegas Convention - The annual convention has been held each year in Las Vegas since 1983. The event has up to 2,800 attendees and over 140 legal service exhibit booths. Attorneys earn up to 20 hours of continuing education. Seminar speakers include many of the most accomplished trial lawyers, jurists and experts covering a wide variety of practice areas and latest developments in trial advocacy. 
  • Plaintiff Trial Academy (PTA) - Open to Civil Trial College for CAALA Attorney Members only, it program includes 6 weeks of intensive training taught by a faculty of accomplished trial lawyers teaching advanced techniques in trial preparation and trial practice.

Joining the CAALA

If you are a personal injury attorney in Los Angeles, then consider the benefits of joining the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles ("CAALA"). This organization provides many benefits of membership including networking opportunities with other attorneys and judges in a more relaxed setting.

The CAALA provides training and education to civil trial lawyers throughout the greater Los Angeles area in California.

Learn more about personal injury law in California.

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