Micha Star Liberty
Micha is a nationally recognized trial attorney dedicated to representing individuals who have been injured or abused, including survivors of sexual abuse. With more than twenty years of experience, Micha has been widely recognized for her achievements, receiving numerous awards including Top 100 Women Lawyers in California, Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, and Top Plaintiff Lawyers in California. In 2018, Micha was honored with the Woman Advocate of the Year award for her work on legislation and prosecuting numerous cases in support of the #MeToo movement. In 2015, the Consumer Attorneys of California recognized Micha as Street Fighter of the Year for holding the Contra Costa County School District accountable in a child sexual abuse case.
Micha also contributes to the legal profession in leadership and has served as past president of Consumer Attorneys of California, Western Trial Lawyers, and Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers, as well as past vice president of the State Bar of California. Micha is a frequent lecturer and published author on legal topics, focusing much of her public speaking on trial practice, discovery techniques, the importance of mentoring, and best practices for opening a law office and law office management. Micha is also a certified mediator with over 40 hours of training, and she has performed private mediations as well as mediations for the Contra Costa Superior Court with a trauma-informed perspective.
Micha has worked at the White House (Clinton Administration) and for two Members of Congress: for U.S. Representative Mel Watt, from North Carolina, and for U.S. Representative Anna Eshoo. While in law school, Micha served as a judicial extern to Senior United States District Court Judge Thelton E. Henderson.