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Sassoun Armen Nalbandian


About me

I have exclusively practiced immigration law for the past 15 years. We have a very high success rate in all immigration matters that we have handled over the past decade, including political asylum cases, criminal removal proceedings, family and business immigration petitions, and numerous other very complex cases, including motions to reopen deportation orders and appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals and U.S. Appellate Courts throughout the United States. I have a great team of paralegals and associates who speak English, Armenian, Spanish, and Russian fluently.


Languages spoken: Armenian, Russian, English, Spanish, Tagalog

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 95%
  2. Asylum: 5%



Fixed (always), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Meredith Riley Brown

    Sassoun is a detail-oriented attorney who will go the extra mile for his clients. I highlyI endorse this lawyer.


    Meredith Brown Immigration Attorney
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  • Daniel V. Behesnilian

    I endorse this lawyer. Sassoun is the best in his field and responsive to emergency needs. I rely on his expertice and quick responses to provide reliable and accurate service to my criminal clients with collateral immigration conseequences


    Daniel Behesnilian Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact info

Nalbandian Law

400 N. Brand Blvd., Suite 910
Glendale, CA, 91203


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Clients Choice AwardAVVO2014
Clients Choice AwardAVVO2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner/CEONalbandian Law, A Professional Corporation2014 - Present
OwnerLaw Offices of Sassoun A. Nalbandian2002 - 2013
Associate AttorneyBander Law Firm, LLP2000 - 2002
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Greg Alexanian1998 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Armenian Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2000 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2000 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitAttorney Member2000 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member2000 - Present
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaAttorney Member2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Matter of G-B-Won political asylum for client
Matter of R-H-Won cancellation of removal
Matter of V-C-Granted performer visas for comedy/variety group
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Publication nameTitleDate
AVVO Legal GuidesDifferent Options for Filing an I-751 to Remove Conditions on Residence2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern California Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of California - Los AngelesPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Weekly Live Question & Answer TV ShowWeekly Immigration Topics2012
Open Forum with Sassoun NalbandianAll Types of Immigration Questions2004