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Ani M. Garikian

Family Attorney at Glendale, CA

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Licensed for 33 years

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3
Practice areas
  1. Family
    40%
    I handle Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Mediation, Marriage & Prenups.

  2. Child custody
    30%

  3. Divorce and separation
    30%

CERTIFIED SPECIALIST, OVER 30 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE, CREATIVE SOLUTIONS TO CHALLENGING FAMILY LAW DISPUTES.

A graduate of UCLA, Ms. Garikian earned her Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School and then immediately commenced her career in Family Law. 

Her years of practice in handling high-end, complex family law matters, coupled with her resolution oriented philosophy and values place her in a unique position of being able to offer her clients creative solutions to even the most challenging family law disputes. 

She is committed to providing quality legal services with the highest professional and ethical standards, to achieve maximum success, always keeping in mind her clients specified goals and best interests. 

Ms. Garikian's approach is a client-centered one and her case strategy is formulated based on a client's individual goals and needs. Once she has evaluated those goals and needs and determined they are reasonable and attainable, she looks to formulate a financially and emotionally cost-effective strategy to achieve them. 

She firmly believes that a client deserves sound and accurate legal advice, excellent and consistent work product, prompt service/attention and most of all, integrity in all aspects of the attorney/client relationship. 

Ms. Garikian supports a variety of cultural and charitable organizations, including several providing assistance and shelter to victims of domestic violence in her local community. 

She volunteers as a mediator for the Los Angeles Superior Court--Family Law and the Domestic Violence Project, Los Angeles Superior Court, as well as the Pro Bono Committee of the Armenian Bar Association.

Licensed for 33 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 1989
Updated 11/29/2022

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

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Law Offices of Ani M. Garikian, PC
100 North Brand Blvd
2nd Floor
Glendale, CA, 91203

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AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principal
  • Law Offices of Ani M. Garikian, PC
  • 2013 - Present
  • Partner
  • Kolodny & Anteau
  • 2001 - 2013
  • Associate
  • Law Offices of Norman M. Dolin
  • 1991 - 2001

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University
  • Doctor of Law (JD)
  • 1989
  • UCLA
  • Bachelor's degree,
  • 1986

Associations

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Executive Committee Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present
  • Armenian Bar Association
  • Pro Bono Committee member
  • 1990 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • Armenian
  • Spanish

Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2022
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Certified Specialist
  • State Bar of California - Certified Specialist
  • 2022
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Certified Specialist
  • State Bar of California - Certified Specialist
  • 2021
  • Certified Specialist
  • State Bar of California - Certified Specialist
  • 2020
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Certified Specialist
  • State Bar of California - Certified Specialist
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Certified specialist
  • State Bar of California - Certified Specialist
  • 2018
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2017
  • Certified Specialist
  • State Bar of California - Certified Specialist
  • 2017
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Certified Specialist
  • State Bar of California - Certified Specialist
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Certified Specialist
  • State Bar of California - Certified Specialist
  • 2015
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Certified Specialist
  • State Bar of California - Certified Specialist
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Certified Specialist
  • State Bar of California - Certified Specialist
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Certified Specialist - Family Law
  • State Bar of California
  • 2012
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
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Glendale Family Lawyer Ani M. Garikian
Ani M. Garikian
Family Attorney
Glendale, CA
Licensed for 33 years