Sharen H. Ghatan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

California Legal Counsel, APLC
 | 1100 Glendon Avenue, 17th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: 1-888-704-9777
Fax: 310-564-1700
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Licensed Since: 2001
Education: Whittier Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish,
  • French
Attorney Profile

Attorney Sharen H. Ghatan is the founder and lead counsel at California Legal Counsel in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Ghatan concentrates her practice in criminal defense and personal injury law, representing clients in Los Angeles and throughout the state of California.

With several years of experience, Ms. Ghatan handles personal injury matters involving car accidents, bicycle accidents, bus accidents, dog bites, motorcycle accidents, premises liability and slip and falls. Her criminal law experience includes defending clients charged with drug crimes, juvenile cases, sex crimes, violent crimes and white collar crimes. She has experience with all aspects of the criminal process including expungements, pardons, sealing of records and warrants.

Before founding her firm, Ms. Ghatan practiced at a personal injury firm in Beverly Hills recovering multimillion-dollar settlements for her clients. She also practiced at a criminal defense and personal injury firm in Santa Monica.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Ghatan has received numerous honors and awards for her various legal accomplishments. She holds an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Outside of her practice, Ms. Ghatan writes and lectures on various legal topics. She is one of California’s most highly regarded attorneys and appears as a legal analyst on various media outlets. She is also member of numerous professional organizations including the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Ms. Ghatan earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and received her law degree from Whittier Law School. She attained her law license in 2001 and is qualified to practice before all California state courts.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Criminal Defense (40%)
Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)

Personal Injury - General (50%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Criminal Defense (40%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2019

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About Sharen Ghatan

Admitted: 2001, California

Educational Background:

  • University of California at Berkeley, B.A. In Political Science, 1995

Industry Groups

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
Office Location for Sharen H. Ghatan

1100 Glendon Avenue
17th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Phone: 1-888-704-9777

Fax: 310-564-1700

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Last Updated: 5/23/2019

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