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Behnaz Lavian

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ehnaz Lavian is an associate attorney at the Law Offices of Omar Gastelum & Associates’ City of Industry Office.  Ms. Lavian focuses on Family Law and Civil Litigation matters.  Ms. Lavian is experienced in representing clients with custody, child support, and spousal support cases.  Ms. Lavian has handled several Pro Bono cases for indigent clients, and has experience dealing with cases ranging from simple issues to high-asset complex matters.

In addition to English, Ms. Lavian is fluent in Farsi and Spanish, and utilizes her language skills in the representation of clients.

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Estate Planning

 

EDUCATION:

  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
  • J.D., 2006; Associate, CommLaw Conspectus; Master of the Ritual, Delta Theta Phi.
  • University of San Diego, B.A., Sociology, 2003

 

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • California, December 2008
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Whittier Bar Association
  • Vice-President 2010 – Present
  • Secretary 2009 – 2010
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2009 – Present
  • Member, Los Angeles Alumni Chapter of Delta Theta Phi Legal Fraternity

 

MEDIA APPEARANCES:

  • Univision, Aqui y Ahora Family Law Correspondent, December 30, 2009

 

LANGUAGES:

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish
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