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Print ViewAthena Nilssen
Associate Attorney


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA
    Juris Doctor, 2018
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
    Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing, 2009
  • University of California, Los Angeles, CA
    Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, 2007


Athena Nilssen has a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from UCLA and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.  In May 2018, Ms. Nilssen obtained her Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. Ms. Nilssen was admitted to the California State Bar in December 2018.  Prior to joining Testan Law as an Associate Attorney, Ms. Nilssen worked at several other prominent workers’ compensation defense firms gaining invaluable experience handling all aspects of workers’ compensation defense litigation.

Ms. Nilssen is an Associate Attorney at the Westlake Village, California office.