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Mike Arias Elected to New Leadership Positions at AAJ

August 9, 2019 | News & Events

Founding and managing partner Mike Arias was installed as Chair of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Council of Presidents and was elected to serve on both the AAJ Executive Committee and the AAJ Organizational Review Committee during the AAJ Convention this past week. Mr. Arias assumes these roles in addition to chairing the AAJ… Read more

The Recorder and the Daily Journal Honor Mike Arias and Elise Sanguinetti on their 2019 Top Awards Lists

June 26, 2019 | News & Events

Los Angeles, Ca. (June 26, 2019)– ASWT founding partners Mike Arias and Elise Sanguinetti have been named one of this year’s California Trailblazers by The Recorder. Mr. Arias was also recognized as one of the Daily Journal’s 2019 Top Plaintiff Lawyers.  As a California Trailblazer, Mr. Arias has represented those who have suffered catastrophic injuries,… Read more

Mike Arias Quoted in LA Times on La Luz Del Mundo Abuse Allegations

June 17, 2019 | News & Events

CAOC President and CAALA Immediate Past-President Mike Arias was quoted in the Los Angeles Times in an article analyzing the sex abuse allegations against the leader of a network of churches known as La Luz del Mundo. In June 2019, church leader Naasón Joaquín García was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport and charged with… Read more

LA Times Columnist Bill Plaschke Covers Tyndall Lawsuit

April 29, 2019 | Class Actions

The behavior of Dr. George Tyndall, the disgraced University of Southern California gynecologist, impacted women in every area of campus life – including sports. Nicole Haynes was a world-class track athlete both while attending USC and afterward as she competed in international competitions as a professional. However, she fell victim to Tyndall’s predatory nature and… Read more

ABC Interviews Dr. George Tyndall Survivor and Mike Arias

April 29, 2019 | Class Actions

ABC Los Angeles interviewed attorney Mike Arias and Nicole Haynes, a survivor of sexual assault at the hands of disgraced USC gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall. Ms. Haynes was a track star at USC who went in to see Tyndall for a stomach illness only to be sexually assaulted by the doctor. Haynes is one of… Read more