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Jessica Farrah Anvar

About me

The Managing Partner at Shainfeld & Anvar, PC, Ms. Anvar graduated cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy.


Ms. Anvar attended Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles where she obtained both her Juris Doctor and Masters of Business Administration in 2006. Also, during her time at law school, Ms. Anvar was involved with Loyola’s Center For Conflict Resolution, whereby she became a California Certified Mediator.


While in graduate school, Ms. Anvar participated in the Disability Rights Legal Center, and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program in addition to interning with the Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee and the Securities and Exchange Commission.


Prior to founding and becoming the Managing Partner with Shainfeld & Anvar, PC, Ms. Anvar worked as an Associate for a prominent family law firm in Los Angeles and was a Partner with a plaintiff’s civil litigation law firm.


Ms. Anvar was named a Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.


Ms. Anvar was admitted to the California State Bar and all of the United States District Courts of California in 2007. She is a member of the Consumer Attorneys’ Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), American Bar Association (ABA), and the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA).


Ms. Anvar speaks fluent Farsi and she currently resides in Los Angeles.


Bar Admissions:

California and United States District Courts of California, 2007



Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, 2006


Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California, 2006


University of California, Los Angeles, California, 2001

B.A.: Political Science

B.A.: Philosophy


Honors and Awards:

Southern California Super Lawyers, Rising Stars: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.


Professional Associations and Memberships:

Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)

American Bar Association (ABA)

Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA).



Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Farsi

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Practice areas


  1. Lemon Law: 50%
  2. Debt Collection: 20%
  3. Consumer Protection: 20%
  4. Class Action: 10%



Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Shainfeld & Anvar, PC

12304 Santa Monica Blvd.
Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA, 90025


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerShainfeld & Anvar, PC2009 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Consumer Attorney Association of Los AngelesN/A2009 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Chapman v. General MotorsLemon Law Buyback
Asadabadi v. BMW of North America, LLCRepurchase of her car
Taylor v. Ford Motor CompanyCash & Keep
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Publication nameTitleDate
Lemon Law ExpertsLemon Law2013
Century City NewsLuxury Lemons2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Loyola Marymount UniversityBusinessOther - Masters2006
University of California - Los AngelesPolitical Science & PhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Business RockstarsLemon Law Rights2013
KFWB News 980Lemon Law & Consumer Rights2012
Karma RountableConsumer Rights2011