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Roger S. Bonakdar

Roger S. Bonakdar

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Business

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

Licensed since 2007

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

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Christina A. Widner

    I have observed Roger's passion and tenacity for his clients firsthand, and I endorse him without reservation.


    Christina Widner Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

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


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Bonakdar Law Firm

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



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
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)Bachelor of Arts2003