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Roger S. Bonakdar

About me


Prior to founding the Bonakdar Law Firm, Mr. Bonakdar was a member of two prominent Central Valley law firms.  Through these ventures, Mr. Bonakdar has gained a mastery of a broad spectrum of legal issues-- ranging from Business & Commercial Litigation to Criminal Defense and Personal Injury cases. Before venturing into private practice, Mr. Bonakdar also worked with the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General.


Areas of Practice

Mr. Bonakdar provides his clients a full spectrum of services, such as presenting their defense in criminal proceedings, as well as commercial litigation and business planning services.  Mr. Bonakdar also has extensive experience and knowledge in the areas of Consumer Law, and specifically the Auto Industry, including its operational details and liability related to sales, finance, and warranty related issues.


Through other members of the Bonakdar Law Firm, Mr. Bonakdar's clients also rely on the Bonakdar Law firm for advice and representation in Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, etc.) and Corporate (Incorporations, Trademarks, Copyrights, Licensing) matters.


The Bonakdar Law Firm: Your First and Best call when you need an attorney.



Languages spoken: Spanish, Farsi

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 45%
  2. Criminal Defense: 35%
  3. Business: 20%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Amy R Lovegren-Tipton

    Roger is a zealous advocate; he is dedicated, passionate, and strives to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients each and every time. When I have a client in need of a criminal defense attorney, Roger is the first and only person I call.


    Amy Lovegren-Tipton Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Andje Morovich Medina

    Roger is an outstanding attorney that will go the extra mile for his clients. I have referred him personal injury clients for cases in his jurisdiction and he has obtained great results. I will continue to refer him cases in the future.


    Andje Medina Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Bonakdar Law Firm

2344 Tulare St., Suite 301
Fresno, CA, 93721-2242


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Most Outstanding Trial Advocate AwardWestern Regional ATLA Comp.2007
Scholar of Public Interest & Social Justice LawSanta Clara University, School of Law2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyNuttall & Coleman2010 - 2012
AttorneyMcCormick Barstow Sheppard Wayte & Carruth, LLP2006 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Fresno County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Santa Clara Public Interest Law JournalProposition 90: Why it Failed, and Why it Will be Back2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of California - San DiegoInternational Relations (Economics emphasis)BA - Bachelor of Arts2003