Sarvenaz Bahar

Sarvenaz Bahar

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Bahar Law Office
 | 2934 1/2 Beverly Glen Circle, Suite 517
Los Angeles, CA 90077
Phone: 310-246-0567
Fax: 310-246-0648
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1994
Education: Yale Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate (80%),
  • General Litigation (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Persian (Farsi),
  • French
Attorney Profile

Sarvenaz Bahar is a Certified Specialist in Appellate Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. 

Ms. Bahar has extensive experience authoring appellate briefs and writs and presenting oral argument in federal and California courts of appeal.  She also has briefed cases in the California Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court.  Ms. Bahar is the founder of and principal attorney at Bahar Law Office. She specializes in civil appeals and writs in California and federal courts.  In addition, she advises trial counsel and clients on matters related to appeal, such as  creation of an adequate record and preservation of objections.  With an eye toward a potential future appeal, Ms. Bahar also assists trial counsel in drafting or responding to important pleadings such as motions for summary judgment, motions in limine, jury instructions, special verdict forms and post-trial motions. 

Ms. Bahar also is a member of the Second Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal's appointed counsel panel for indigent defendants.  She has been appointed as appellate counsel in numerous criminal and juvenile delinquency cases.

Ms. Bahar received her J.D. from Yale Law School in 1991.  She received her B.A. summa cum laude from University of Pennsylvania in 1988 in economics and French literature.  She completed a portion of her undergraduate studies in Paris, France in a study abroad program run jointly by University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University.  At University of Pennsylvania, she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Dean's List for 1985-1988.

After receiving her J.D. and before starting to practice law, Ms. Bahar spent a year as a law clerk to the Honorable Barefoot Sanders, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, in Dallas and a year as a fellow at Human Rights Watch in New York City.

Ms. Bahar is admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal and all courts in California.  She is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) and the Board of Directors for the Conference of California Bar Associations (CCBA). She is the immediate past Chair of the Appellate Courts Section of LACBA.  She also is a member of the Executive Committee of LACBA's delegation to CCBA.  Ms. Bahar is fluent in Persian (Farsi) and proficient in French. 

About Sarvenaz Bahar

Admitted: 1994, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.baharlaw.com/attorney-profile.php

Honors/Awards:

  • Selected as a super lawyer in appellate law from 2013-2019., Super lawyer in Appellate Law, Super lawyer, 2019
  • Received the Volunteer of the Year Award in Appellate Law., Volunteer of the Year Award in Appellate Law, Public Counsel Law Center, 2010
  • Recognized as a top appellate lawyer., Top Lawyer in Appellate Law, Pasadena Magazine, 2019

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Specialist in Appellate Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Current Member, Board of Trustees, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Current Member, Executive Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association Delegation to the Conference of California Bar Associations 
  • Immediate Past Chair, Appellate Courts Section of LACBA, 2017-2019
  • Current Member, Board of Directors, Conference of California Bar Associations

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Sarvenaz Bahar was selected as the Volunteer of the Year by Public Counsel for its Appellate Law Program., 2010

Educational Background:

  • B.A. summa cum laude from University of Pennsylvania in 1988
  • J.D. from Yale Law School in 1991

Industry Groups

  • Appellate Courts Section Of The Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)
  • Conference Of California Bar Associations (CCBA)
  • LACBA Delegation To CCBA
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Office Location for Sarvenaz Bahar

2934 1/2 Beverly Glen Circle
Suite 517
Los Angeles, CA 90077

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Last Updated: 7/8/2019

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