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ABOUS USAccessible. Efficient. Ethical.

Melina Shahbazian is the owner and founder of Shahbazian Law, APC, a boutique personal injury and civil litigation firm. The goal was to establish a law firm where clients get to talk to the lawyer when they call, get legal representation that is efficient, ethical and result driven, and ultimately, a place where clients return to when they have a legal issue. This is a place where clients are respected and treated like family.

Mrs. Shahbazian completed her undergraduate degree at California State University, Northridge, majoring in English and minoring in Political Science. She served as the President of the CSUN Chapter of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, a national honors organization that recognizes and elevates high-achieving students. She was also an active member of the Business Law Association, a student run organization intended to promote and advance the studies and fields of law. Furthermore, while working on her undergraduate studies, Mrs. Shahbazian served as a Judicial Intern to Honorable Judge Randy Rhodes at the Van Nuys Superior Court.

Then Mrs. Shahbazian attended University of La Verne, College of Law, where she was a scholarship recipient. Throughout her law school journey, Mrs. Shahbazian maintained her passion for volunteering and being involved in the community. Mrs. Shahbazian served as a Judicial Clerk to Honorable Judge Gregory Keosian at the Appellate Division of the Los Angeles Superior Court and as a Judicial Extern at the Riverside City Attorney’s Office. Mrs. Shahbazian also volunteered over 500 hours with the Neighborhood Legal Services at the Van Nuys Superior Court assisting litigants with Family Law and Unlawful Detainer matters. Further, she volunteered numerous hours at the Homeless Court in Los Angeles, where she assisted unhoused individuals or individuals at risk of experiencing homelessness clear traffic and pedestrian tickets by engaging in services instead of paying fines.

With nearly a decade of experience as a civil litigator, including several years spent defending insurance companies, businesses and individuals, Mrs. Shahbazian has a unique perspective and a wealth of knowledge that sets Shahbazian Law apart. Mrs. Shahbazian has handled numerous personal injury cases from inception to resolution, and specifically has focused on cases involving catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and elder abuse and neglect. Mrs. Shahbazian is licensed to practice law before all state and federal courts in California.

Mrs. Shahbazian understands the strategies and tactics used by insurance companies in evaluating and litigating injury claims, which allows her and her team to anticipate and counter the moves of the insurance companies. She uses her prior experience to advance the interests of the seriously injured in injury-related claims and has a proven track record in all phases of civil litigation. This background enables Shahbazian Law to effectively communicate clients’ stories and vigorously advocate for their recovery.

Mrs. Shahbazian has been recognized for her legal excellence and has earned the Super Lawyer Rising Star award in 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023, as well as the Lawyers of Distinction award. Currently, Mrs. Shahbazian is an active member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Glendale Bar Association, Montrose Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce, La Crescenta Chamber of Commerce, as well as Glendale Chamber of Commerce.

Mrs. Shahbazian and her team are dedicated to providing the highest level of personalized legal services to each and every client. Shahbazian Law prioritizes building personal connections with clients, ensuring that they receive the individualized attention they deserve, and walk away with the best resolution for their legal issues. When you choose Shahbazian Law, you will work directly with the owner and experienced attorney, Mrs. Shahbazian, ensuring that you always have direct access to legal counsel.

Shahbazian Law understands that life’s challenges can be overwhelming and approach each case with the utmost compassion and dedication. Trust Shahbazian Law with the pursuit of the justice you deserve. Navigate life’s challenges with Shahbazian Law!

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENTA Unique Perspective from Experienced Litigators

What makes Shahbazian Law different is that we know how insurance companies view claims, evaluate claims, investigate claims, and litigate claims. This knowledge and experience allow us to effectively communicate our client’s stories, vigorously advocate on their behalf, and obtain the best outcome possible.

  1. Insider Knowledge: We understand the strategies and tactics used by insurance companies, allowing us to anticipate and counter their moves.
  2. Caring, Hands-on Approach: We prioritize building personal connections with our clients, ensuring that you always have direct access to your attorney and receive the individual attention you deserve.
  3. Comprehensive Expertise: Our decade of litigation experience equips us with the skills to provide exceptional legal representation in any situation.
  4. Balanced Perspective: Working on both sides of the legal spectrum enables us to evaluate each case objectively and develop effective strategies.




We provide personal, compassionate and aggressive representation to clients who have suffered injuries due to another person’s negligence or wrongful acts. If you or a loved one has been injured, you have a right to a lawyer. Representation matters and makes the difference for achieving compensation that is whole and just. We regularly handle cases involving auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, slip and falls, wrongful deaths, medical malpractice, and elder abuse & neglect. We know how injury claims are evaluated, investigated, and litigated, and can prepare you for the entire process every step of the way. We work tirelessly to secure the compensation you deserve while providing the utmost guidance through the legal process with empathy and understanding.


Regardless of the size of your business, you need an attorney to guide you through the legal challenges involved with doing business. We help small, mid-sized and corporate businesses with their legal matters. We offer efficient and results-driven representation in a variety of civil disputes, including contractual disputes, business disputes, partnership disputes, account stated, and various other civil disputes involving fraud and misrepresentation. There is no business too big or too small. We know disputes between businesses or individuals related to business activities can be stressful and time-consuming. We are here to assist in resolving your civil disputes which may involve seeking damages, demanding performance, defending claims or collecting monies owed.


I am thrilled with the service I received from Shahbazian Law. They are an amazing team of caring and professional experts who truly get results. If you’re in an accident, I highly recommend reaching out to them for outstanding legal support.

Joan J. Binder



When I was hit by an individual who ran a red light and totaled my car, I turned to Shahbazian Law for help. Their attorney was not only very nice, but also explained everything in detail and kept me informed every step of the way. I always felt valued and supported by their dedicated staff.

Thanks to their expertise and hard work, I was able to receive the compensation I deserved. I can’t thank Shahbazian Law enough for their outstanding service. If you need a legal team that will truly advocate for you, Shahbazian Law is the way to go!




Don’t hesitate to reach out to Shahbazian Law if you need legal representation. Their commitment to their clients’ well-being is truly remarkable. When I was involved in a car accident, they immediately sprang into action and found a doctor for me to see on the same day.

The case that followed was not a simple one, especially with the added challenges of navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Melina and her team pursued it relentlessly and left no stone unturned. Their dedication and perseverance paid off, and they were able to secure a resolution for us, even though it was a lengthy process.

I am incredibly grateful to Shahbazian Law for their unwavering support and outstanding work. If you want a legal team that will fight for you every step of the way, look no further than Shahbazian Law!

Linda A. Windle



Step 1

You will speak to an attorney directly during your free consultation and have the opportunity to learn about your rights and options available in pursuing a claim for your injuries. During this consultation, we listen and want to know everything about your potential case so that we could best advise you.

Step 2

Once you retain our services, we dig into the details of your case. We begin investigating insurance coverage and liability. We communicate with insurance companies and other relevant entities immediately. We gather all the evidence necessary to support your case, including conducting interviews, reviewing records and consulting with experts. We also keep you informed of every development as they occur.

Step 3

Once we have all the evidence necessary, we will present your case and demand settlement. When we submit a demand for settlement, we are asking the insurance company and/or the at-fault party to pay you for all the reasons and evidence we discovered during the data gathering phase.

Step 4

You have a right to full compensation for the injuries and damage. Depending on how the insurance company and/or the at-fault party responds to our demand for settlement determines what happens next. You can reach a settlement or You can either settle or become apparent that it will need to be litigated. We are not afraid of litigating your case and will file a lawsuit if settlement is not reached. We will not stop fighting for you until a favorable result is achieved.


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    If you are facing a personal injury or civil litigation issue, we are here to help.

    Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and discover how our dedicated team can provide the expert legal support you require.

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