Karina Villa is an associate attorney at Ardalan & Associates who handles catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Karina graduated Cum Laude from the University of California, Irvine where she received a B.A. in Policial Science and a B.A. in International Studies, with a minor in Conflict Resolution. While in college Karina mentored middle school students, was the co-president of the Women’s Law Association, and was a legal intern. After graduating college early, Karina attended Loyola Law School where she was involved in mentoring high school students through the Young Lawyers Programs, was an editor on the International and Comparative Law Review and was a member of the Hispanic National Bar Association Moot Court Team.
Karina began her legal career as a post-graduate fellow through the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Fellowship Program in 2016. Through the ABOTA Fellowship Program Karina was placed in the chambers of a Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge, a prominent plaintiff’s firm, and a prominent defense firm. Karina has had several years of experience successfully litigating cases and obtaining favorable results for her clients, both on the defense and plaintiff’s side. Her practice area consists of personal injury cases involving motor vehicle accidents, commercial/premises liability, habitability, and wrongful death. She is dedicated to her clients and devoted to assisting them during one of the most difficult times of their life.