Monique Alarcon

Top rated personal injury attorney in Los Angeles, California

Wisner Baum
Monique Alarcon
Wisner Baum

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Products liability; view more

Licensed in California since: 2016

Education: Loyola Law School Los Angeles

Selected to Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

Wisner Baum

11111 Santa Monica Blvd
Suite 1750
Los Angeles, CA 90025 Visit website

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Monique Alarcon is a personal injury attorney at the Los Angeles, California, law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, P.C., one of the top litigation firms in the nation. She specializes in a wide range of personal injury matters that involve:

  • Mass torts
  • Personal injury
  • Complex, multidistrict litigation
  • Consumer fraud litigation
  • Defective medical devices
  • Prescription drugs
  • Police misconduct and civil rights violation
  • Wrongful death

From the first meeting, Ms. Alarcon provides her Southern California clients with caring and compassionate yet competent representation, bearing in mind the uncertainty of their situations. She recently won against the Burbank Police Department for police misconduct, civil rights violations, assault, battery, illegal seizure, use of excessive force and negligence. In addition, she procured a settlement from the city of Irvine when its former mayor infringed on one of its citizens’ First Amendment rights.

A graduate in sociology and law and society from the University of California, Ms. Alarcon attended Loyola Law School to receive her J.D. While in law school, she drafted and filed an opening brief for a Section 1983 Civil Rights Appeal for the Ninth Circuit Appellate Advocacy Clinic. She also won the Top 10 Brief Award from the law school’s Scott Moot Court Honors Board. She teaches law as an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School’s Hispanic National Bar Association Moot Court Team.

Ms. Alarcon practices in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. She belongs to several esteemed organizations such as The State Bar of California, the National Lawyers Guild of Los Angeles, the American Association for Justice and the Consumer Attorneys of California.

A tireless advocate for the needy, Ms. Alarcon represents the homeless in infraction proceedings and mentors law students participating in national moot court competitions. Some of the awards and recognitions she has received include her listing in Law360 Regional Powerhouse Series’ California Power House, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 and Martindale-Hubbell’s The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Personal injury - products: plaintiff

Focus areas

Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Medical devices, Pharmaceutical

  • 70% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 30% Personal injury - products: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2016, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.baumhedlundlaw.com/attorneys/monique-alarcon/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Elder Law and Disability Rights Center, Advisory Board Member
  • California, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2018
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico, 2021
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, 2021
  • State Bar of California
  • National Lawyers Guild – Los Angeles
  • Latina Lawyers Bar Association
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • The American Association for Justice; Leaders Forum
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of California
Educational Background:
  • University of California, B.A.,in Sociology and Law & Society, 2013
  • Scott Moot Court Honors Board, (2015 – 2016), Earned a “Top 10 Brief” Award
  • Ninth Circuit Appellate Advocacy Clinic, Drafted and Filed Opening Brief in a § 1983 Civil Rights Appeal, 2015 – 2016
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • 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
Honors/Awards:
  • California Power House, Law360 Regional Powerhouse Series, 2021
  • Scott Moot Court Honors Board, (2015 – 2016), Earned a “Top 10 Brief” Award
  • , The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers
  • Listed, The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Speaker, Adjunct Professor of Law, Loyola Law School’s Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Moot Court Team, Legal, 2021
  • Client-centered/movement lawyering, Speaker, Client-centered/movement lawyering, UCLA School of Law, Promise Institute for Human Rights Litigation Clinic, Los Angeles, California, Legal, 2021
  • Document Requests, Speaker, Document Requests, Western Center on Law & Poverty, Discovery Academy Sessions seven-part series, Los Angeles, California, Legal, 2021
  • Representing Protestors, Speaker, Representing Protestors, Loyola Law School, Webinar, , Legal, 2020
  • Panelists – Combatting the Criminalization of Unhoused People, Speaker, Panelists – Combatting the Criminalization of Unhoused People, National Lawyers Guild, Continuing Legal Education Training, Legal, 2018

Office location for Monique Alarcon

11111 Santa Monica Blvd
Suite 1750
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Phone: 310-207-3233

Selections

2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

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