Successful attorney honored by Texas chapters of American Board of Trial
DALLAS, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Charla G. Aldous, founder of Dallas' Aldous Law Firm, has earned the 2008 "Trial Lawyer of the Year" award from the Texas chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates. She will receive the award at the TEX-ABOTA annual meeting on Oct. 25, 2008, at Lost Pines Resort in Bastrop, Texas.
The TEX-ABOTA Board of Directors selected Aldous as "Trial Lawyer of the Year" after reviewing numerous nominations submitted by chapters across the state.
"Charla is the epitome of those whom we seek to honor with the 'Trial Lawyer of the Year' award," says Dicky Grigg, President of TEX-ABOTA. "Her courtroom record is enviable, and she has unselfishly shared her leadership skills through public service to the legal profession and her community."
A 23-year veteran of more than 100 trials, Aldous has secured hundreds of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of her clients. In 2007, Texas Lawyer newspaper named her one of the top five personal injury attorneys in Texas, and she has been listed as one of the "Ten Winning Lawyers in America" by The National Law Journal.
She has appeared on the cover of Texas Super Lawyers magazine, where she has been featured among the top 100 lawyers in the state, and D Magazine routinely includes her in its listing of the Best Lawyers in Dallas. Aldous' work twice has been recognized in Lawyers Weekly among the "Top 10 Verdicts in the Nation," and she also is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, an invitation-only group of 100 of the country's leading plaintiff's lawyers.
"My primary focus is to make sure my clients receive justice, and that also serves as one of ABOTA's key missions," says Aldous. "Texas is home to many great trial lawyers, and it is a tremendous honor to receive this award from an outstanding organization."
Aldous currently serves as president of the Dallas ABOTA chapter, and is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and American Association for Justice, as well as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. She earned her undergraduate degree from Austin College in Sherman, Texas, where she has been recognized as a distinguished alumnus. She earned her law degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law.
ABOTA is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges, with more than 6,300 members spread among 93 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. TEX-ABOTA consists of more than 1,000 members in 13 chapters across the state.
The Aldous Law Firm represents clients in general civil litigation, personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability and wrongful death lawsuits. More information about the firm can be found at http://www.aldouslaw.com.
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