Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC - Los Angeles
10940 Wilshire Blvd Fl 17
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 207-3233 www.baumhedlundlaw.com
Monique Alarcon is an attorney in the Los Angeles office of Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman where she focuses her practice on the firmâ€™s medical device cases, pharmaceutical drug liability and consumer fraud litigation.
Before joining the firm, Monique worked as an associate attorney for the law office of Carol A. Sobel, where she gained valuable experience representing people in civil rights litigation that addressed police accountability, homelessness, First Amendment, and Fourteenth Amendment due process issues. During this time, Monique also represented homeless individuals cited for â€œquality of lifeâ€ offenses by appearing for and presenting oral argument at arraignments, trials, and post-conviction hearings on infraction and misdemeanor offenses.
Monique served as an extern at Public Counselâ€™s Childrenâ€™s Rights Project and clerked for Disability Rights Legal Center while she was attending Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. She received her law degree in 2016.
Monique is a member of the National Lawyers Guild in Los Angeles, and regularly volunteers at the NLG-LAâ€™s legal clinics in Skid Row and Venice. She also coaches Loyola Law Schoolâ€™s Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Moot Court Team and is a board member of the Latina Lawyers Bar Association and serves on the advisory board for the Elder Law and Disability Rights Center.
Practice Areas Complex and Multi-District Litigation Consumer Fraud Litigation Defective Medical Devices Personal Injury Prescription Drugs Pharmaceutical Drug Product Liability Zantac Cancer Lawsuit Police Misconduct and Civil Rights Education University of California (B.A.,in Sociology and Law & Society, 2013) Loyola Law School (J.D., 2016) Ninth Circuit Appellate Advocacy Clinic, Drafted and Filed Opening Brief in a Â§ 1983 Civil Rights Appeal (2015 2016) Scott Moot Court Honors Board, (2015 2016), Earned a â€œTop 10 Briefâ€ Award Court Admissions California, 2016 U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2016 U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2018 Awards The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 Listed, The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyersâ„¢ Member State Bar of California National Lawyers Guild Los Angeles Latina Lawyers Bar Association Hispanic National Bar Association Presentations/ Speeches Topic: Panelists Combatting the Criminalization of Unhoused People Organization: National Lawyers Guild Event: Continuing Legal Education Training Date: May 19, 2018 Pro Bono and Civic Activities Represents people experiencing homelessness in infraction proceedings Coaches law school students who compete in a national moot court competition Serves as a board member for the Latina Lawyers Bar Association Advisory Board member for the Elder Law and Disability Rights Center in Santa Ana, California Additional Languages Spanish