DALLAS, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Prominent trial lawyer Charla Aldous of Dallas' Aldous\Walker has been named one of 22 recipients of Texas Lawyer newspaper's 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award. The honorees are described by the legal news publication as lawyers "who have made their mark on the legal profession in the Lone Star State."
Ms. Aldous also was named recently to the Board of Trustees for Austin College, where she earned a B.A. in 1982. The Board of Trustees is responsible for all operations of the college located in Sherman. Ms. Aldous is recognized among the school's Distinguished Alumni.
"I am so honored to be able to serve Austin College, the place that set me on the path I'm on today," she says. "And I will always be grateful."
In addition to the Texas Lawyer and Austin College recognitions, the publishers of D CEO magazine named Ms. Aldous as one of only six personal injury lawyers recognized in the Dallas 500, the inaugural publication devoted to the city's top business leaders from various industries. The list was compiled by D CEO after more than a year of research that included a review of corporate rankings, input from industry experts and analysts, and a final analysis by the publication's editors.
To learn more about Ms. Aldous, visit her online bio: http://aldouslaw.com/meet-our-team/charla-aldous/.
In a profile story, Texas Lawyer notes Ms. Aldous' history of commitment to underdogs facing long odds. Among the clients she has championed are:
- A group of 176 North Carolina residents challenging oil giant Conoco over water contamination;
- A whistleblowing physician alleging billing fraud at Parkland Hospital;
- A Muslim physician claiming discrimination by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and;
- Dallas nurse Nina Pham, one of Time magazine's 2014 People of the Year. Ms. Pham says Texas Health Resources ignored warnings about the Ebola virus and contributed to her contracting the disease from Thomas Duncan, the first U.S. patient to die of Ebola.
The newspaper's profile of Ms. Aldous can be found here: http://www.texaslawyer.com/id=1202741512770 (subscription required).
Aldous\Walker 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.
For more information on Ms. Aldous' honors, please contact Mark Annick at 800-559-4534 or [email protected].