Tricia heads up the medical malpractice team at Collinson, Daehnke, Inlow & Greco. Her practice includes the defense of complex, high damage, high risk cases in California and Nevada. In addition to defending physicians and surgeons, plastic surgeons, pharmacists, midwives, dentists, nurses, chiropractors and physician assistants, she has successfully defended legal malpractice, products liability and general liability cases. She has obtained defense verdicts in cases involving catastrophic injuries including quadriplegia, traumatic brain injury and wrongful death. Tricia also handles mass tort litigation, including opioid litigation and cases claiming injury from contaminated endoscopes. She has significant and successful experience defending physicians, dentists and nurses before state licensing boards.
Recognized as a prominent attorney in both California and Nevada, she has twice been named one of California’s Top 100 Women Lawyers by the Daily Journal, a Woman of Distinction by the California Women Lawyers, a Top Medical Malpractice Lawyer by NPR’s Desert Companion and Vegas, Inc. and has been selected as a Super Lawyer in Medical Malpractice Defense every year since 2007. Tricia is board-certified as a Civil Trial Specialist and Civil Practice Advocate and is a Fellow of the American College of Board Certified Attorneys. She is a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a highly-selective trial attorney honor society comprised of less than one-half of one percent of all American lawyers.
Tricia is committed to volunteer work and service to the legal community, having served as President of Los Angeles County Bar Association, Chair of the LACBA Litigation Section, Chair of the LACBA Delegation to Conference of California Bar Associations, and member of the Judicial Council Civil and Small Claims Advisory Committee. She currently serves as Chair of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel CACI Committee, and as a member of the LASC Central Civil Bench/Bar Liaison Committee, the California Bench-Bar Coalition and the LACBA President’s Advisory Committee on Women in the Legal Profession.
Prior to partnering at Collinson, Daehnke, Inlow & Greco, Tricia was a founding partner of Daehnke Stevens, as well as a shareholder and trial attorney at Bonne, Bridges, Mueller, O’Keefe & Nichols, where she started and became the managing shareholder of the Las Vegas office.
Tricia received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Loyola Marymount University in English with a Writing Emphasis. She graduated cum laude from Gonzaga University School of Law where she was a Thomas More Scholar, President of the Moot Court Honors Council, Chair of the Martin Luther King Committee, and a Gonzaga Law Review Associate Editor. After law school, she served a judicial clerkship with then Chief Justice Bob Rose of the Nevada Supreme Court.
Tricia is a member of the State Bar of California, the State Bar of Nevada and the State Bar of Colorado. Tricia is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the United States District Courts for the District of Nevada and the Central and Southern Districts of California.
Tricia is a fifth-generation Californian and in her spare time enjoys spending time with her husband, attorney Kevin Daehnke, and their two children.
Daily Journal Top 100 Women Lawyers (2014, 2015)
LACBA Delegation to the Conference of Delegates of California Bar Associations- Charles R. English Spirit Award (2016)
LACBA Matthew S. Rae Outstanding Section Leader (2008)
Martindale Hubbell Rated AV Preeminent (2002-2018)
Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
Southern California Super Lawyer (2007-2018)
Top Lawyer Medical Malpractice, NPR’s Desert Companion, Las Vegas (2012, 2014)
Vegas, Inc. Top Lawyers – Medical Malpractice Defense, Healthcare (2013)
Woman of Distinction, California Women Lawyers (2013)
American Academy of Medical Malpractice Attorneys
Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada
Clark County Bar Association
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Litigation Counsel of America
NAWBO- National Association of Women Business Owners, Southern Nevada
Association of Southern California Defense Counsel Santa Barbara Conference: “Under, Over, or Around: Plaintiffs’ Attempt to Circumvent MICRA
Los Angeles Superior Court Civil Litigation Walkthrough Program “Trial Skills: Cross-Examination”
Kaiser Permanente Ethics Symposium – “Genetic Medicine for the New Millennium: Ethics on Trial: A Case Study”
“You Met the Standard of Care but You’re a Defendant Anyway; A Primer on Surviving a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit”
LACBA Litigation Section Inns of Court: “Pretrial Motions and Why They Are Important”
LACBA Litigation Section Breakfast at the Bar: “Law & Motion”
LACBA New Lawyers Training Program: “Complaints and Responsive Pleadings”
LACBA Litigation Section: “Hot Topics in Civil Litigation”
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