is the founder of Martin & Martin, the largest female-owned, African-American law firm in L.A., and The Special Needs Network, a non-profit for the benefit of special needs kids and their parents. she is also the author of The Everyday Advocate--
a memoir about raising a child with autism. Using both her personal and professional experience, Areva has established herself as a sought-after expert. She is a legal expert on The Dr. Phil Show,
co-host on The Doctors
, and makes regular appearances on Anderson Cooper 360, Good Morning America,
CNN, MSNBC and Fox, among other shows.