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University of California at Los Angeles, Bachelor of Science, Political Science, 1992
Whittier Law School, Los Angeles, CA Juris Doctor, 1995
State Bar of California
United States District Court, Central District of California
United States District Court, Northern District of California
United States Court of Appeal, 9th Circuit
Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Bar Association
SONALI OLSON is the founding principal and managing partner of Olson Law Group and is a skilled trial attorney with twenty three years experience as a litigator. Sonali has defended numerous high profile cases with impressive results. A native of Sri Lanka, who put herself through college and law school, Sonali is determined, relentless and effective. Sonali’s practice includes defending insureds in serious and high stakes matters. She is seasoned by trial, arbitrations, and mediations throughout the State of California. Her representative carrier clients know exactly what they will get when Sonali is on the file. She will evaluate, investigate, inform, strategize, and set the stage for successful resolution either through dispositive motions, settlement, or trial where necessary.
Throughout her career, Sonali has defended a diverse range of clients in numerous complex civil litigation matters involving all types of catastrophic high exposure damages such as wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, and other serious injuries. She represents insurance companies, manufacturers, property owners, homeowner’s associations, contractors, gyms, religious institutions, cemeteries, adult and youth day care facilities and schools, rehabilitation facilities, transportation services, and high profile individuals in both state and federal courts. She focuses her practice on handling personal injury and wrongful death cases, product liability cases, employer liability, premises liability and construction accidents, negligent security, and automobile and trucking accidents. Sonali has also successfully handled a number of cases involving property damage through rain, flood, fire, or landslide; and has handled matters involving related subrogation claims. Additionally, Sonali has managed auto cases involving examinations under oath and successfully represented the carrier client’s interests.