Ashley A. Laiken
“The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” –Anonymous
Ashley A. Laiken is an associate at AlderLaw representing plaintiffs in personal injury, premises liability and wrongful death cases. She received her Bachelors of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Loyola Marymount University in 2005. During her time there, she competed with the debate team and won several competitions. Inspired by her love of formal argument, she attended Southwestern Law School where she won Southwestern’s 1L Moot Court competition, arguing the final round before five state supreme court justices.
After passing the bar, she became a civil defense attorney for over four years where she gained invaluable civil litigation skills. She also volunteered her time with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office as a TAP Attorney representing the people in criminal trials and preliminary hearings.
Ms. Laiken is admitted to practice in California and the United States Court for the Central District of California.