Also known as R.J. Manuelian

Raffi Manuelian

Raffi Manuelian

Criminal Defense Attorney
Los Angeles, CA




No Misconduct


Armenian , Spanish

Answers and Advice

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About Me

R.J. Manuelian is a criminal defense attorney, an author, a speaker, legal expert, consultant and legal commentator for all major media outlets including FOX News, CNN, NBC, CBS, ABC and has covered high-profile cases such as: Linsday Lohan, John Edwards, Conrad Murray, Casey Anthony, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Amanda Knox, Jerry Sandusky, George Zimmerman, Drew Peterson, Colorado mass murder...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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Pure Greatness

Posted by: Duvall almost 3 years ago.

Manuelian is an overall exceptional person to meet. When he came in contact with my case he knew first hand that he was going to get the job done....

The "Iron Man" of Criminal Defense

Posted by: jimmy almost 3 years ago.

I was investigated for Rape. I had consensual sex with a girl who changed her story about our consent when her father found out she slept with me. I...
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Nathaniel Greenberg Kelly
Nathaniel Kelly

San Francisco, CA

12 months ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I consider RJ Manuelian to be a mentor. We have worked together on several matters, and each and every time he has impressed me with his knowledge...
Alexi Ozols
Alexi Ozols

San Diego, CA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I think the best way to describe RJ Manuelian is he is one of the passionate lawyers I have ever met. This guy will literally fight for you until...
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2002 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/26/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2002 – present

Manuelian Law Firm


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2000 JD - Juris Doctor in General Education

Massachusetts School of Law at Andover


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2015 Super Lawyer

Super Lawyers Magazine


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2009- present Member


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1998 Racial Influences Between Juror and Defendant

Long Island University Thesis

Speaking Engagements

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2012 Victims of Racial Profiling

at NAEJA Community Conference

2011 Understanding the Criminal Justice System

at NAEJA - Legal Process From Arrest to Trial

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