Karina N. Lallande received Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Sociology and Global Studies with a Socio-Economic and Political Emphasis from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of California Hastings, College of the Law in San Francisco, California.
Ms. Lallande is a partner at the firm Lallande Law, PLC, where her practice focuses on litigating personal injury and wrongful death cases, primarily involving claims of premises liability; collisions between trucks, automobiles, motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians; defective products; civil rights; and medical malpractice. Ms. Lallande represents victims who have suffered catastrophic injuries, such as brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, birth injuries, amputations, and traumatic fractures. Ms. Lallande serves clients throughout California.
Ms. Lallande is a member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), and Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA). Ms. Lallande was honored by the Consumer Attorneys of California as a Nominee for the 2011 Woman Trial Lawyer of the Year. Ms. Lallande has been named among the Southern California Super Lawyers ?Rising Stars? for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. Ms. Lallande has been named as a ?Top 40 Under 40? trial lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers for 2016, 2017 and 2018. She has also earned the coveted, prestigious ?AV? Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell for achieving the highest level of professional excellence and ethics. Ms. Lallande has served on the Board of Directors of Los Angeles Trial Lawyers? Charities (LATLC) since 2016, the Board of Governors of the Long Beach Bar Association since 2017, and the Board of Governors of Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) since 2018.
Ms. Lallande is admitted to the State Bar of California, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Northern District of California, Central District of California, and Southern District of California.
Ms. Lallande?s published cases include: Grace v. Mansourian, 240 Cal. App. 4th 523, 192 Cal. Rptr. 3d 551 (Ct. App. 2015); Castro v. County of Los Angeles, 797 F. 3d 654 - Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit 2015; Castro v. County of Los Angeles, 785 F. 3d 336 - Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit 2015.