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Samira Nikaein

Samira Nikaein

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Family

About Me

Samira Nikaein is a criminal defense and family law attorney in San Jose, California since 2002. 

She is a good standing member of California State Bar, Santa Clara Bar Association, Iranian American Bar Association and Iranian American Women Foundation.  She is also a mentor for IAWF. 

She has been a public speaker for many venues such as Santa Clara County child custody division, Santa Clara School of Law and International Association of Sufism. 

She speaks English, Spanish and Farsi. 


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Farsi

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Family: 50%
    13 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    13 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Law Offices of Samira Nikaein

111 North Market Street.
Suite 300
San Jose, CA, 95113




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Special AdvocateCourt Appointed Child Advocate of Silicon Valley2006
Recognition As A Distinguish DirectorIranian American Bar Association2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Samira Nikaein2003 - Present
AttorneyLaw offices of Brady Vorwerck & Ryder2002 - 2003


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Iranian American Women FoundationMentor ship2015 - Present
American Inns of CourtMember2010 - 2012
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Iranian American Bar Association (Northern California Chapter)Director2006 - 2007
Valley Industrial Claims AssociationMember2002 - 2004
Industrial Claims AssociationMember2002 - 2004
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2002 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of California at DavisPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Child Custody ComparativeSanta Clara County Family Court2010
Law Student Attorney ConferenceLaw Students and Practicing Law2009
Women and Domestic ViolenceDomestic Violence2007
TV programLegal Subject Presentation- Q & A2007
Helping women helping themselvesDomestic Violence2006
Police and Criminal CasesCriminal Defense2005