Elizabeth A. Hernandez

Elizabeth A. Hernandez: Attorney with Law Offices of Michels & Lew


Associate attorney Elizabeth A. Hernandez specializes in medical malpractice, catastrophic personal injury, and wage and hour class action litigation. Her practice areas also include complex business litigation, mass torts and insurance bad faith. She is admitted to practice law in California.

Professional Associations and Memberships: Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (Board of Directors), Consumer Attorneys of California (Forum Editorial Board), Consumer Attorneys of California (At-Large Board of Governors, 2000 - 2007), American Association for Justice.

Honors and Awards: Moot Court Honors Program, Recipient of American Jurisprudence Award in Legal Research and Writing, Recipient of American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Pretrial Litigation Writing Seminar. Best Lawyer in America 2016

Published Works: Do Not Let Defendants Exclude Your Medical Experts Opinions on Causation, Consumer Attorneys of California Forum, September, 2004; Referral Fees: What You Need to Know, Consumer Attorneys of California Forum, December, 2003; Turning the Tables Around on the Defendants: Shifting the Burden of Proof to the Defendant and Imposing Evidentiary Sanctions, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles the Advocate, November , 2003.

Seminars Taught: Anatomy of a Case After Filing: From Complaint Through Discovery , Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles Vegas Convention, August 2009; Trends in Product Liability: From Medical Devices to Mold to Motor Vehicles, Consumer Attorneys of California Annual Convention, April 2003.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Mass Torts
  • Class Actions
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wage and Hour Class Actions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
310-444-1200  Phone
310-444-1211  Fax
University Attended:
University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., History, 1990
Law School Attended:
Southwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1996
Year of First Admission:
1999, California; 1999, U.S. District Court, Central, Southern and Northern Districts of California
Los Angeles County Bar Association; Consumer Attorneys of California (Board Member); Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (Emeritus Member of the Board of Governors); Member; Mexican American Bar Association.
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Los Angeles, California

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