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Sara Azari

Sara Azari

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Federal Crime

About Me

A fearless and aggressive trial lawyer, Sara Azari provides her clients with quality representation.


After graduating from Southwestern University School of Law in 1999, Ms. Azari joined the international law firm of Baker & McKenzie in their Rio de Janeiro Offices.


As of 2001, Ms. Azari has devoted her career to state and federal criminal defense. In 2005, she started the Law Office of Sara Azari in Los Angeles, California, on the famous Sunset Strip in West Hollywood.


An aggressive trial lawyer, Ms. Azari provides her clients with tough and honest representation in the defense of criminal cases. She has successfully defended major criminal cases in state and federal courts throughout Southern California and the southwestern United States.


In addition to her outstanding trial record, Ms. Azari has negotiated successful resolutions and dispositions in criminal, regulatory, and administrative matters.

Ms. Azari provides A to Z representation to her clients in misdemeanor and felony matters from the investigation phase through trial, as well as in post-conviction matters and before administrative boards and departments.


Languages Spoken: French, Spanish, Farsi, Portuguese

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Federal Crime: 50%
    10 years, 50 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    10 years, 750 cases



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Gregory David Brenner

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Gregory Brenner Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Anthony Patrick Radogna

    I endorse this lawyer.She has a great reputation in the defense community.


    Anthony Radogna Ethics & Professional Responsibility Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Sara Azari, PC

8961 W Sunset Blvd Ste 2C
Los Angeles, CA, 90069




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyer2010
Rising StarSuperLawyer2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalLaw Office of Sara Azari, PC2005 - Present
AssociateBaker & McKenzie2000 - 2002


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Health Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersDirector & Life Member2005 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember2005 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Criminal Courts Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationExecutive Committee2005 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
People v. Miriam S.All charges dismissed
People v. Phillip C.Grand Theft Charges Dismissed
United States v. Elizabeth G.10 yr prison sentence reduced to 2 yrs probation

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Univ of California at Los AngelesFrench LiteratureBachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Moments of ChangeLegal Consequences of Addiction2008
Moments of ChangeTreatment v. Prison - Alternative Sentencing2007
University of Southern CaliforniaEthics & Bias - Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession2006
University of Southern California - Law SchoolEthics & Bias2005