Michael Athari

Licensed in CA

Practicing since 2017

BAR #315972

Michael is a criminal defense attorney, licensed to practice law in the state of California since 2017. Michael has always made it his professional purpose to impact his community through his professional endeavors, and while attending the University of California, Irvine , saw the potential to achieve this goal by focusing on graduating from a career in the practice of law. While attending law school, Michael’s desire to practice criminal law first arose when he received an introduction to the criminal justice system when he served as a law clerk for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office.

Prior to joining the Matian Law Firm, Michael served as a defense attorney in the Orange County Children’s Advocates Unit where he worked to protect and preserve the rights of parents and custody of his clients for that they were not suspended by the county.

Michael then served as Assistant District Attorney for San Bernardino County, where he handled jury trials, motion hearings, and plea bargains. Currently working as a senior associate attorney at the Matian Law Firm, Michael uses his experience to advocate on behalf of his clients to obtain the best possible results.

Speaks English, Spanish

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