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Simon M. Aval

Simon M. Aval

Practice areas:

Domestic Violence, Violent Crime, Civil Rights, Consumer Protection, Criminal Defense

About Me

Attorney Simon Aval has completed over 150 Criminal Jury Trials to a verdict.  He is also Certified as a Specialist in Criminal Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, Farsi

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Criminal Defense: 20%
    17 years
  2. Consumer Protection: 20%
    17 years
  3. Civil Rights: 20%
    17 years
  4. Violent Crime: 20%
    17 years
  5. Domestic Violence: 20%
    17 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Paul J Molinaro

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Paul Molinaro Defective and Dangerous Products Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Simon. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Simon Aval, Attorney at Law

80 South Lake Avenue
Suite 710
Pasadena, CA, 91101

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199908/18/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super Lawyer Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2010
Certified Specialist - Criminal LawState Bar of California2010
Super Lawyer Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2009
Certified Specialist - Criminal LawState Bar of California2009
Super Lawyer Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2008
Certified Specialist - Criminal LawState Bar of California2008
Super Lawyer Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2007
Certified Specialist - Criminal LawState Bar of California2007
Voted as Top 20 Lawyer under the age of 40Daily Journal (California)2006
Super Lawyer Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2006
Certified Specialist - Criminal LawState Bar of California2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Criminal Trial LawyerLaw Offices of Simon M. Aval2005 - Present
Criminal Trial LawyerLaw Offices of John A. McDonald1999 - 2005

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Southeast District Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2000 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
People v. PallanCharged with First Degree Murder, found NOT GUILTY
People v. Esteban RuedaFound NOT GUILTY by the jury.
People v. ToroNOT GUILTY

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Los Angeles MagazineSuper Lawyer Rising Star2010
Daily JournalTop 20 Lawyer under the age of 402006