Passionate, outspoken and wise, AREVA MARTIN is an award-winning attorney, best-selling author, legal commentator, talk show host and television producer who has positioned herself as a critical voice for social justice and used her razor-sharp point of view to become America’s go-to advocate. As an influential voice for the country, Areva is a CNN Legal Analyst with discerning expertise and insight, and a regular on Good Morning America, Daily Mail TV and various talk and news shows across CNN and HLN.
An audience favorite on a long list of television’s most illustrious and judicious programs, including Dr. Phil, The Doctors, and ABC’s World News Tonight, Areva recently co-hosted Face The Truth, the celebrated syndicated daytime talk show for CBS.
Recognized as one of the nation’s leading advocates for autism, Areva is the author of an Amazon bestselling book, The Everyday Advocate: Standing Up for Your Child with Autism and Other Special Needs. (Penguin 2010). After her son’s diagnosis with autism, Areva created Special Needs Network, Inc. , California’s premier autism advocacy organization. Having raised millions of dollars for autism and disability-related causes, Areva has played a leadership role in advocating for state and federal laws to eliminate disparities in state funding for individuals with disabilities.
Areva’s third book, Make It Rain: How to Use the Media to Revolutionize Your Business and Brand (Hachette 2018) was released and instantly soared to the top of Amazon, Nielsen, Publishers’ Weekly and Barnes & Noble bestsellers’ lists. In Make It Rain, Areva shares insider’s tips on how to find your authentic voice, amplify it and use it to grow your influence and power. A quotable authority on workplace, disability rights, education, custody issues, Areva has also been featured in a number of publications, including RedBook, The Huffington Post and Essence. As a syndicated columnist, Areva writes regularly for CNN.com , Daily Beast, Thrive Global and Time.Motto, where you can find her monthly column, Sexist Laws Explained.