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Attorney Simon Aval has completed over 150 Criminal Jury Trials to a verdict.  He is also Certified as a Specialist in Criminal Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

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Languages spoken: Spanish, Farsi

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 35%
    18 years
  2. Violent Crime: 25%
    18 years
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
  4. Employment: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
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Payment

Fees:

Fixed (always), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Simon Aval, Attorney at Law

80 South Lake Avenue
Suite 710
Pasadena, CA, 91101

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199905/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2010
Certified Specialist - Criminal LawState Bar of California2010
Super Lawyer Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2009
Certified Specialist - Criminal LawState Bar of California2009
Super Lawyer Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2008
Certified Specialist - Criminal LawState Bar of California2008
Super Lawyer Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2007
Certified Specialist - Criminal LawState Bar of California2007
Voted as Top 20 Lawyer under the age of 40Daily Journal (California)2006
Super Lawyer Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2006
Certified Specialist - Criminal LawState Bar of California2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Criminal Trial LawyerLaw Offices of Simon M. Aval2005 - Present
Criminal Trial LawyerLaw Offices of John A. McDonald1999 - 2005
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Southeast District Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. PallanCharged with First Degree Murder, found NOT GUILTY
People v. Esteban RuedaFound NOT GUILTY by the jury.
People v. ToroNOT GUILTY
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Los Angeles MagazineSuper Lawyer Rising Star2010
Daily JournalTop 20 Lawyer under the age of 402006