Donna Bader is a Certified Specialist in Appellate Law. Since 1980, she has practiced exclusively in the area of civil appeals and writs, with an emphasis on medical and legal malpractice, and personal injury law. She has written over 350 appellate briefs and writ petitions.
Ms. Bader is the former and founding Editor-in-Chief of Plaintiff magazine, a new publication that is distributed to over 5,000 Northern California attorneys. She is a former Editor-in-Chief of Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles’ monthly magazine, The Advocate. She also served as the Editor-in-Chief of Consumer Attorneys of California’s monthly magazine, The Forum, in 2005, and before that, she was the Editor of the Orange County Trial Lawyer’s quarterly publication, The Gavel, for three years. She has served on the boards of the Orange County Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys of California, and Orange County Trial Lawyers Association. Ms. Bader has been a contributing writer to various publications, including the California Lawyer, Orange County Lawyer, The Gavel, The Warrior, The Forum, Plaintiff, and The Advocate. She has also been a featured speaker at seminars for the Consumer Attorneys of California, Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Orange County Bar Association, Hispanic Bar Association, and the Celtic Bar Association.
Ms. Bader is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Eastern, Southern, and Central District Courts in the State of California, the California Supreme Court, and all courts in California.