Nationally Recognized Trial Attorneys
Billions Recovered

Athea Trial Lawyers is a Nationally Recognized Law Firm of Successful Female Attorneys, with Decades of Record-Breaking Victories Throughout the Country

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  • We Maximize the Recovery in Every Case*

What happens when six of the most successful women trial lawyers in the country join together for justice?


  • An interventional cardiologist sued a Hospital for defamation for engaging in a peer review process that was financially motivated.

  • Our client died at 13 years of age after the physicians caring for her administered too much of the sedation drug Propofol.

  • Jury verdict for three Nevada women who took Wyeth Pharmaceuticals to trial after they all developed breast cancer from taking defective hormone therapy drugs to alleviate menopausal symptoms.

  • Robert Young, the father of the Alkaline Diet, and New York Times bestseller, and self-proclaimed doctor, promised to cure cancer with a strict alkaline diet and IV alkaline treatments.

  • Jury verdict for our client that developed breast cancer from her use of post-menopausal hormone therapy drugs.

  • This case exposed a conspiracy between a pacemaker manufacturer and a corrupt doctor to implant pacemakers and defibrillators into patients who did not need them.

Award-Winning Trial Lawyers Handling Cases Nationwide

Joining Together to Empower Women in the Courtroom

When a serious accident leaves you injured, it may feel as though your entire world has turned upside down. Athea Trial Lawyers is here to help. We will fight to hold the negligent party accountable for the harm they have done, so you can get back to what matters most.

Our national trial law firm is composed of acclaimed women trial lawyers known for building comprehensive, winning cases through expert storytelling. We've been recognized by peers, clients, and prestigious organizations for our skill in obtaining groundbreaking verdicts and settlements, each worth millions of dollars.

We accept a wide variety of personal injury cases: birth injuries, traumatic brain injuries, sexual assault, truck accidents, premises liability, catastrophic injuries, and wrongful death, among others. No case is too complex for our firm.

Put our unparalleled legal skills in your corner. In the rare event that we do not win your case, you won’t be charged a cent! Call (800) 664-0161 today for a confidential review of your case.

Rewriting Herstory
One Verdict at a Time

At Athea Trial Lawyers, we continue to make herstory by taking a different approach to the practice of law. We refuse to leave our lived experiences as women at the door; instead, we bring this perspective into the courtroom and leverage it to our clients' advantage. The result? We’ve won billions of dollars for our clients throughout the country.

Who Are The Athea Trial Lawyers?

They change history. They journey without hesitation into uncharted territory to transform the way we think and practice law. They help trial attorneys craft a better case, build a better story, and achieve success for their clients. They obtain huge verdicts and settlements. By supporting, mentoring, and promoting women, they make the legal profession a better place.

With the harnessed spirit of the goddess Athea, the founders and attorneys of Athea Trial Lawyers achieve heroic victories in prominent cases with record-setting verdicts. This is an alliance of unstoppable and highly respected female trial lawyers collaborating on cases and educating their peers.

Be a part of herstory.

  • Birth Injury
    Birth Injury
    If your baby has suffered from a birth injury, contact our nationally recognized trial lawyers today to learn about your legal rights in a free consultation.
  • Catastrophic Injuries
    Catastrophic Injuries
    If you've been injured, Athea Trial Lawyers is prepared to fight for you to obtain the resources you will need to treat your catastrophic injury and protect your future.
  • Premises Liability
    Premises Liability
    When an owner of a public space fails to ensure their property is safe for all visitors, our premises liability attorneys will investigate your claim and seek justice on your behalf.
  • Sexual Assault
    Sexual Assault
    If you or someone you love has suffered from sexual assault or harassment, our nationally-recognized team is here to help you restore your power and protect your future.
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
    Traumatic Brain Injury
    If you or someone you love has suffered from a traumatic brain injury, our firm is prepared to advocate for you to secure the resources you need.
  • Truck Accidents
    Truck Accidents
    Our award-winning trial lawyers are here to seek justice and recover damages on your behalf if you or someone you love has been injured in a truck accident.
  • Wrongful Death
    Wrongful Death
    If you've lost a loved one due to someone else's negligence, contact our experienced team today for a free consultation with one of our caring and knowledgeable attorneys.

Our Mission

In the legal profession and at trial, women are stepping out of the shadows and into the spotlight.
  • We provide unparalleled legal representation to our clients.
  • We build a winning case through expert storytelling and experience.
  • We work with other attorneys to obtain the highest verdicts or settlements at any stage.
  • We fund, support, mentor and promote female trial attorneys to take lead roles in prominent cases.
  • We find creative ways to tell your case story with memorable, eye-catching graphics and demonstratives with Slide Girl.
  • We look beyond the walls of traditional brick and mortar law firms to promote and advance women in our courtrooms.
  • We create and promote workshops for our peers to craft the perfect approach in trial.
  • We invest in the future of others to create monumental change.

Our Awards and Associations

  • Inner Circle of Advocates

    The Inner Circle of Advocates is an exclusive group comprising 100 of the most celebrated trial lawyers in the nation.

    (Attorneys Randi McGinn, Zoe Littlepage, Charla Aldous are members of this invitation-only group.)

  • Best Lawyers

    Curated by Best Lawyers®, The Best Lawyers in America© is the oldest and one of the most respected legal ranking publications based on peer review.

    (Attorneys Deborah Chang, Randi McGinn, Zoe Littlepage, Lisa Blue, and Charla Aldous are included in this prestigious list.)

  • Lawdragon

    Lawdragon 500 recognizes the “best of the best” in all legal practice areas through peer nomination, research, and review.

    (All six members of Athea Trial Lawyers are included in the Lawdragon 500 list.)

  • American Board of Trial Advocates

    ABOTA is an invite-only association of experienced trial lawyers and judges who “exhibit the virtues of civility, integrity and professionalism.”

    (Attorneys Deborah Chang, Lisa Blue, Charla Aldous, and Bibi Fell are members of this organization.)

  • Super Lawyers

    A Thomson Reuters company, Super Lawyers® lists no more than 5% of the nation’s practicing attorneys in its annual guide. Listees are chosen through a meticulous, multiphase process involving two reviews.

    (All six members of Athea Trial Lawyers are listed as Super Lawyers®.)

  • National Trial Lawyers

    Only the nation’s premier trial lawyers are selected to The National Trial Lawyers, an exclusive professional organization. “Superior qualifications” as either a civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyer are required.

    (All six members of Athea Trial Lawyers are members of the National Trial Lawyers.)

  • American College of Trial Lawyers

    The American College of Trial Lawyers is composed of legal professionals dedicated to maintaining and bettering the standards of trial practice, ethics, professionalism, and justice in North America.

    (Charla Aldous is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.)

  • International Society of Barristers

    Membership to the International Society of Barristers is only extended by invitation to trial lawyers who pass a rigorous peer review. Ability, experience, achievements, and ethical standards are considered.

    (Deborah Chang and Charla Aldous are members of the invitation-only organization.)

  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers

    The International Academy of Trial Lawyers is an invite-only organization that recognizes top-rated trial lawyers from both sides of the Bar—and from over 30 countries. To become Fellows, trial lawyers must pass an extremely detailed vetting process.

    (Randi McGinn and Charla Aldous are members of this elite organization.)

  • Best Law Firms 2023

    Ranked firms, presented in three tiers, are recognized on a national and regional-based scale determined by the scope of the firm's work and geographic coverage of their practice.

  • Best Lawyers

    Recognition by Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by their peers.

Named Among 2022 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News — Best Lawyers®

In its first year, Athea Trial Lawyers is honored to have been ranked in 2022 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm is recognized with a Regional Tier 1 Firm ranking, the highest ranking a firm can receive, in the area of Personal Injury Litigation. Law firms included in the 2022 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Moreover, it serves as a reflection of the high level of respect a firm has earned from clients and other leading lawyers in the same communities and practice areas.

The guide’s rigorous evaluation process includes peer reviews from leading attorneys in various fields and the collection of client and lawyer evaluations based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, and integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a case to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.

To be eligible for a “Best Law Firms” ranking, a firm must first have at least one of its lawyers selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes the top 6% of practicing attorneys in the U.S.

We are very proud to say that our attorneys have been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America time and time again. Further, Attorneys Charla Aldous, Randi McGinn, and Deborah Chang have been awarded Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year,” an honor solely granted to the top-rated attorney in each legal practice area and geographic region considered by Best Lawyers.

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What People Are Saying About
Athea Trial Lawyers**

  • “This is a brain-trust like no other I have seen in the legal field. I would trust these lawyers - and would welcome their help - in any case or trial.”

    - Rick Friedman
    Friedman | Rubin, PLLP, Bremerton, WA
    Author, Rules of the Road, Polarizing the Case, Becoming a Trial Lawyer, The Elements of Trial
  • “Just like Athea, the goddess of wisdom, courage, inspiration, strength, law and justice, the women who have founded this great organization exemplify those qualities.”

    - Mary Alexander
    Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C
    Past President, American Association for Justice and the Consumer Attorneys of California
  • “We all need what Athea Trial Lawyers offers: great trial lawyers whose creativity and out-of-the-box ideas are game changers.”

    - W. Mark Lanier
    The Lanier Law Firm, Houston
    Internationally recognized as one of the top trial attorneys in the United States
  • “These are among the brightest, most creative, and hard-working trial lawyers I know–and, in joining together, they have assembled an unstoppable dream team.”

    - Ben Rubinowitz
    Gair Gair Conason
    Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year", 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2013
  • “Women are an invaluable resource at trial and so important to our legal profession. The jurors need to hear a compelling story at trial–and telling that winning story is what Athea Trial Lawyers do.”

    - Brian J. Panish
    Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
    President, Inner Circle of Advocates

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