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Trial Lawyer Leadership

Several members of Arias Sanguinetti Stahle & Torrijos serve – or have served – in the leadership of various Trial Lawyer Associations – at national, state and local levels.

American Association for Justice (AAJ)

Mike Arias currently serves on the Board of Governors.  He also serves on AAJ’s National Finance Council and the AAJ PAC Task Force.  He is Chair of the Convention Planning Committee, Chair of the Leaders Forum Advisory Board and is Co-Chair of the Class Action Litigation Group.

Elise Sanguinetti currently serves as Vice-President.

Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)

Mike Arias currently serves as First Vice-President.  He also serves as Legislative Chair and is the Founder of the Congress of Trial Lawyer Associations. He is past Chair of the Membership, Education and Convention Planning committees.

Elise Sanguinetti is the Immediate Past President.

Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)

Mike Arias is President-Elect.  He founded and chairs the Plaintiffs’ Trial Academy.  He Co-Chaired the Convention Committee and has served on numerous other committees.

Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers’ Association (ACCTLA)

Elise Sanguinetti is a Past President.