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Kermani Law Firm is a boutique law firm with a practice focused largely on civil litigation, real estate litigation, real estate purchase and sale transactions, and mediation. Our civil litigation practice includes: contract disputes, business litigation, personal injury, Entertainment law, Intellectual Property litigation, real property disputes and related matters.

As part of our transactional real estate practice, we offer risk management and training for real estate brokers and realtors. We represent buyers and sellers of real property in the acquisition and sale of residential, commercial and industrial real property assets.

 Our founder, Ms. Samira Kermani, Esq., is a practicing real estate attorney, litigator, litigation consultant, expert witness.  Ms. Kermani also serves as a mediator and arbitrator.  She handles civil litigation and real estate transactions.  Ms. Kermani has been designated an expert witness in the area of brokers’ duties and standard of care. She is a member of the California Association of Realtors’ Legal Affairs Forum.  She consults on risk management issues and is legal counsel to brokers.  She is a frequent speaker on real estate brokerage law and standard of care issues. She is the author of a Real Estate Blog 

 Ms. Kermani is a graduate of UCLA and Loyola Law School.  She has been a licensed attorney in California since 1993.  She is also a licensed broker, has owned and operated as a franchisee of a national real estate brokerage, and practiced with Coldwell Banker Beverly Hills North office.  She is the CEO and General Counsel of Karlton Stone Brokerage .  


Languages spoken: English, French, Farsi

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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 50%
    14 years
  2. Litigation: 30%
    9 years
  3. Unspecified: 10%
  4. Mediation: 10%
    4 years



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  • Frank Wei-Hong Chen

    Samira Kermani has superb knowledge and experience in real estate law and real estate litigation. I have known her for many years. I have tremendous respect for her sound legal knowledge and ability to communicate that knowledge. She is a true asset to our legal community. It is my pleasure to endorse her.


    Frank Chen Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Anton Abramyan

    Samira was a excellent mediator that handled a very volatile matter with the upmost professionalism and care. I would highly recommend her as a mediator.


    Anton Abramyan Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate,United States District Court, Central District of CaliforniaN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Vice President and General CounselKarlton Stone, Inc.2006 - Present
AttorneyKermani Law Firm2006 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesN/AN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Beverly Hills Greater Los Angeles Board of RealtorsN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Real Estate Law BlogBuyer's Depost and Broker's Duties2015
Real Estate Law BlogBuying New Construction Condo or House?2015
Bankruptcy Law ArticleLegal Double Dipping? Why Actions Against Guarantors Should Not Be StayedN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityN/AJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of California - Los AngelesPolitical Science, French LiteratureOther - Bachelors1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
USC Marshall School of BusinessReal Estate Litigation and Transactions2015
Pepperdine School of LawReal Estate Litigation, Procuring Cause2014
Beverly Hills Bar AssocationProcuring Cause, Litigating Commission Disputes2014
Beverly Hills and Greater Los Angeles Association of RealtorsSteps to Bullet Proofing Your Real Estate Sales2014
Annual Broker Owner Meeting, Beverly Hills and Greater Los Angeles Association of RealtorsRisk Management for Broker Owners2014
Los Angeles County Bar Association Litigation Section Trial Practice American Inn of CourtEthics, Civility and Professionalism during Depositions2010