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Deborah Eshaghian

Education Attorney at Beverly Hills, CA

5.0   18 reviews
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2006
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Practice areas
  1. Education
    Teacher's rights including disputes with School Districts/Administration, Skelly hearings, Dismissal hearings before the Office of Administrative Hearings, Credential hearings before the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and City Attorney hearings. Representation of teachers who have been accused of misconduct or inappropriate relations with a student, including potential criminal charges.

    11 years

  2. Business
    Business litigation; Business Formation; General Civil litigation; Unlawful detainers/evictions (commercial and residential).

    11 years

  3. Criminal defense
    Criminal defense including allegations of misconduct or inappropriate relations with a student; Misdemeanors and/or felonies; City Attorney hearings; DUIs.

    11 years


Eshaghian Law Group
8889 West Olympic Blvd
Suite 220
Beverly Hills, CA, 90211

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Posted by Xavier | January 3, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Thank you... YOU saved my career!
Deborah saved my teaching career. Instead of trying to solve issues with antagonistic administrators on my own, I contacted Deborah, and it was the best decision I could have made. She helped me navigate an impossible situation with the district, and this allowed me to work successfully until I was eligible to retire with my pension intact. She saved my career and my retirement. I could not have done it without her. I highly recommend her!!!
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Posted by anonymous | January 26, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
I wanted to first thank God for guiding both Deborah and me through this process. I also like to thank Deborah for guiding and working with me for two years while in a system that harassed me. I’d like to say how impressed I was when the settlement judge assigned to my case said, ‘I should thank my attorney for the fine work that she is doing ‘ and the opposing counsel agreed by saying ‘ yes Deborah really cares about her clients.’ That was validation for me because hiring Deborah to represent me was the best decision I made because I got more than what I imagined. If you are seeking an attorney who advocates and cares about her clients than Deborah should be your choice too.
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Posted by Teresa | March 18, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Great and Knows Her Stuff!
After 14 years of trying to be a good teacher, in May of 2016, I was falsely accused of misconduct and stealing. I was complaining about the mismanagement and incompetence of my principal. The district allowed her to devise lies and accusations against me. My union rep said she would not refer me to a union lawyer for help at this level. I called Deborah and she helped me every step of the way. She help me prepare my statement to the district. I was not aware of things one can say innocently that can be used against you. Deborah guided me on what to say and how to say it. I was totally ignorant. Now I understand what it means when they say What you say can be turned around and used against you. She was with me by conference call, ( I live over 100 miles away) when I gave my statement to the district. She was efficient and competent. She even redirected the district lawyer, when she felt they were trying to trip me up! Deborah gave me assurance and confidence when I needed it. She was great! I hope I won't ever have to go through this again, but if I do, I will call Deborah.
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Posted by Roman | April 19, 2016
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above and beyond
I meet Ms. Eshahgian under unique circumstances 6 years ago. I was being investigated by the Department of Children and Social Services. They were threatening and intimidation to take my child away from me it was unbearable. I never felt so helpless and detached from having control of my life until Ms. Eshahgian step in and went above and beyond the call of an attorney. She would come to my home every other week doing the Department of Children and Social Services home visit. Having representation and support gave me not only dignity and control. Ms EshahgianI made the atmosphere pleasant though her presence and demeanor set a tone for objective and fairness that the Social Workers will follow or feel the wrath of her elegant through cross examining question. The case would eventually be dropped and my parenting skills no longer in question. Just recently the Commission on Teaching Credential wanted to take away my Teaching Permit from me until Ms. Eshahgian signed on to represent me and then my case was dropped. Now the Department of Social Service Caregivers Background check Bureau is investigating my character, after all I've been through in the past six years. Im sure Ms. Eshaghian will find away so the truth will prevail.
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Posted by Hannah | January 22, 2014
Feel completely confident when hiring Ms. Eshaghian!
Deborah helped me through some tricky issues with my employer and I am forever grateful to her help and assistance with the problems. She kept me informed of realistic expectations and the process. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for legal advice and help!
Posted by anonymous | August 19, 2013
Deborah helped me tremendously when I needed her. I have recommended her to other people multiple times. She was quick to respond to questions and any needs I had. She was honest and open about my options and possible outcomes. She was also forthright about expenses and costs. I highly recommend her to anyone considering hiring her.
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Posted by Walter | August 7, 2013
Quality, Assurance, and Peace of Mind
Ms. Eshaghian is not only a wonderful, elegant, and overall spectacular person, she is a superb attorney that will go the extra mile for her clients. Deborah took me in at a time when I didn't know who to turn to and simply ask questions. She not only helped answer all my questions but also took control of a situation that could have completely gone awry and made everything right again. I am proud to say Deborah Eshaghian is my attorney, but even more proud to say that with everything she has helped me overcome that she is very much a friend. I highly recommend Ms. Eshaghian to anybody looking for an attorney. I am aware of the many stereotypes out there about lawyers and I must admit I was a little worried during my search. This is the very reason why I decided to take the time out to write this review for Ms. Eshaghian. I feel I am doing a service to people that were like me simply searching for a somebody helpful, a voice, somebody knowledgeable, hard working, and could truly understand where I was coming from. Ms. Eshaghian surpassed all my expectations and shatters any negative prejudices one may have about attorneys. She has high recommendations from me and I feel truly indebted to her. Thank you Deborah!
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Posted by Jonathan | July 29, 2013
Amazing Attorney that provides her clients with the empowerment and knowledge they need in the education field.
Deborah help me find a light at the end of a dark tunnel, she was able to provide me with a firm foundation and information to help me through a difficult time in my career. As a teacher for over 15 years there is no one I know of who knows the ins and out of education law and teacher representation. Teachers we have rights! Students we have rights! do not allow for any district to bully you around and rest assure that Deborah Eshaghian is a solid lawyer that will provide you with a pathway to success as she has extensive knowledge on the process of helping teachers that are wrongly accused or harassed at the workplace and Deborah will represent you with honor and integrity as she was amazing in action.
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Posted by Jin | July 29, 2013
Ms. Eshaghian came highly recommended by a friend who was a client. She quickly earned my trust by her confidence and knowledge. She did an amazing job of preparing me for my hearing which led to the desired result. I would recommend her to anybody who is in need of counsel. She will give you her best!
Posted by Diana | April 24, 2013
Very Committed
Deborah represents teachers with passion and care. She is there representing teachers against false charges that are made by the District. She prepared me for my credential hearing in Sacramento by adequately prepping me for my response . She set up multiple meetings to make sure I knew what to do in that situation and how to respond. Because of her, I was calm and prepared and not panicked. She is extremely committed to her clients. I have already recommended her to many colleagues in my situation.
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Posted by Sherry | March 15, 2013
An expert in her field!
Attorney Eshaghian is a true pioneer in the field of education law and parents rights! We are so thrilled to have found her through Parents magazine. We're fortunate to have a strong force on our side!
Posted by Alexandra | August 17, 2012
True professional
Deborah is true professional and extraordinary attorney. Her experitise and legal advice was very helpful. I highly recommend her.
Posted by Yasmin | July 23, 2012
Thank you Deborah!
Deborah, thank you so much for solving our legal problem. From our first consultation with you, we felt so much better. Your expertise was the main reason we were able to obtain a positive outcome. Thank you for everything and for being there for our family . Thank you for representing us.
Posted by Sherry | July 3, 2012
She is the BEST at what she does
I highly recommend Deborah if you are looking for an experienced and hardworking attorney. She is very professional. She was quick to answer all my questions and get back to me in a timely manner. She resolved my legal issue with grace and professionalism. She has a goal oriented attitude, which I really liked. I have worked with many attorneys in the past, and I can say without a shadow of a doubt that she is the best at what she does!
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Posted by Natalia | June 29, 2012
Thank you!
Ms Eshaghian exceeded all my expectations. I expected her to be like most lawyers, but she gained my respect on a whole new level. She took time to listen to my feelings and thoughts. I felt I could confide in her on a more personal level. She was also very patient with me and answered all my questions. Thank You for helping me when I needed it most. I recommend her to anyone with a legal issue they need assistance with.
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Posted by Anne Marie | June 19, 2012
You were my angel
I am a teacher and the School district wanted to fire me for false accusations. Deborah immediately requested a hearing for me and filed a notice of Defense. She is extremely knowledgeable and experienced. I asked around and her reputation precedes her! She is hard working and will fight for your rights. She did not back down from the School district. I am so happy I had her on my team. Thank you so much for getting me what I needed to move on with my life!!! I can't stop but thanking God for sending you my way. You were my angel!!!
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Posted by Sharona | June 17, 2012
Forever Grateful
I am very glad that I retained Deborah for my legal issue. I actually had a few issues that she took care of for me. First, she set up my corporation in a timely and efficient manner. I only had to sign one document and she took care of everything else. She also took care of some other personal issues. She talked me through the process step by step. She provided me with the answers and feedback that I needed. She was also always quick to get back to me either by phone or email. She was always available, 24/7. I was so worried about my legal situation, but talking to her alone was comforting. She is extremely efficient. I would recommend her to anyone. I also referred a friend to her, and my friend won't stop thanking me! She is the type of lawyer you want on your side. She is tough and will not back down, even when the odds are against you. Thank you Deborah.. You saved me!!! I am forever grateful for your hard work.
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Posted by Peter | May 30, 2012
Returned My Dignity
Deborah did an outstanding job representing me against the school district I worked for. She greatly exceeded expectations. Deborah gave me back my dignity. I will be forever grateful..
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Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Eshaghiain Law Group
  • 2011 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Trygstad, Schwab & Trygstad
  • 2007 - 2011
  • Pro Bono Volunteer
  • Bet Tzedek Legal Services
  • 2005 - 2006


  • Loyola University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2004
  • University of California - Los Angeles
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2001

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Farsi
  • Hebrew

Honors and Awards

  • Certificate of Recognition
  • Bet Tzedek Legal Services
  • 2006

Attorney endorsements

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Given (24)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. She is thoughtful, well versed and extremely intelligent in her area of practice."
Education Attorney | Oct 30
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Education Attorney | May 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Her level of understanding of education law is unparalleled."
Education Attorney | Apr 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Education Attorney | Mar 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Eshaghian receives my endorsement without reservation. Her commitment in achieving successful outcomes for her clients is unparalleled to similar attorneys who practice either Education Law, or Business Litigation. Her passion for excellence leaves her clients feeling secure in their selection of an attorney on their side. Yet, her intelligence of the law and successful tract record prove that she is an upcoming Super Lawyer. Ms. Eshaghian has a personal interest in all her cases, understands her clients, and prepared to defend their (Constitutional) rights. Without reservation, I refer all my Education matters to Ms. Eshaghian. You can feel assured that with Ms. Eshaghian, you are not only a are a client."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse this lawyer. She is a consummate, experienced professional with much expertise in her field."
Education Attorney | Feb 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Feb 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Feb 07
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Eshaghian is very knowledgeable in all aspects of civil litigation, business formation and landlord/tenant issues. I highly recommend her services to anyone who has legal needs in the aforementioned areas of the law. I never hesitate to refer anyone to her."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Deborah Eshaghian is an excellent choice for an attorney to defend your rights. I fully endorse this lawyers work without hesitation."
Education Attorney | Aug 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Eshaghian is an ethical, compassionate, hard working attorney who strives to gain the best results for her clients."
Education Attorney | Jul 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Deborah Eshaghian is an excellent attorney in our community. I have referred clients to her, including cases involving family and education law, without hesitation because she is a true professional and has a vast knowledge of the law. Her friendly personality makes her very approachable and I know this means her clients feel they are in good hands."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Deborah is a phenomenal attorney who I highly recommend for you to hire. I have worked with Deborah before and she is one of the top attorneys in the Southern California region."
Employment and labor Attorney | Jun 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Education Attorney | May 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I unequivocally endorse this lawyer. If you are a teacher in California and have been recently recommended for non-renewal, are facing termination, a suspension and/or are being investigated for professional misconduct, contact Ms. Eshaghian. She is dedicated to protecting the rights of teachers who have been unfairly treated, discriminated against and/or need assistance at a critical point in their lives. I have seen Ms. Eshaghian in action and confidently say outstanding client service is her primary goal. She pledges to represent teachers with honesty and integrity and to fight vigorously to protect their rights."
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