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Raffi Garabed Naljian

Criminal defense Attorney at Glendale, CA

5.0   3 reviews
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2005
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Raffi

Learn Raffi’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense

    19 years, 800 cases

  2. Car accident

    19 years, 22 cases

  3. Credit card fraud

    19 years, 9 cases

  4. Computer fraud

    19 years, 5 cases


Naljian Law Offices was founded by Raffi G. Naljian in 2008.


Mr. Naljian practices criminal law with an emphasis on state criminal cases with a practice specialty on theft, DUI, fraud, drug and other related crimes.


Mr. Naljian began his career in 1997, first with the Law Offices of David A. Elden and for the next ten years at Geragos & Geragos, first as a paralegal and then in December 2005, as an attorney when he became a member of the State Bar of California. During his tenure at Geragos & Geragos, Mr. Naljian participated in the firm's represenation of Winona Ryder, Michael Jackson, Scott Peterson, Gary Condit, former President Bill Clinton's brother, Roger Clinton, and many other newsworthy clients. Throughout the years, Mr. Naljian's background has expanded in various aspects of criminal defense and civil litigation including personal injury matters. More recently, Mr. Naljian has represented billionaire David Hearst Jr., Lee Lanselle, and other notable individuals.


Multilingual in both English and Armenian, he isalso conversational in both the Spanish and Arabic languages. In addition to his languages, he firmly believes in being part of the community. He continues to be a highly active member of the St. Mary's Armenian Apostolic Church, in Glendale, California.


Earlier in his career, Mr. Naljian received his B.S. in Criminal Justice from California State University at Los Angeles and his J.D. from Glendale University College of Law. He practices in all state courts in California and the United States District Court for the Central, Eastern and Southern Districts of California. A member of both the Los Angeles County Bar and the Armenian Bar Associations, he intends to protect the rights of the accused.



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Naljian Law Offices
431 N. Brand Blvd.
Suite 306
Glendale, CA, 91203

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  3 customer reviews
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Posted by David H. | September 26, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Raffi saved my life!
Raffi Naljian is a great lawyer. My case was hopeless and Raffi stepped up and got great deal which helped me keep my job and dismissed my criminal charge. I could not be happier and don't know what I can do to show my thanks to him. He took the time to understand the details and presented them really well to the DA. He showed concern and kindness during this awful time, and was very responsive. His fees are very reasonable and the best investment I have made in my life. I now have a second chance in my life because of Raffi.
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Posted by Armen H. | September 13, 2011
Fantastic DMV hearing result.
Saved my license with a suspension hearing at Van Nuys dmv.
Posted by anonymous | September 18, 2008
Client Review
Had couple tickets, he dismissed one of them and got great deal one the other, which didn't go on my record. And did not need to go to traffic school.


  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Pro bono 10 %
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.7 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney / Owner
  • Naljian Law Offices
  • 2008 - Present
  • Paralegal
  • Geragos & Geragos, P.C.
  • 1999 - 2008
  • Paralegal
  • Law Offices of David A. Elden
  • 1998 - 1999


  • California State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1998
  • Glendale University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Red Light Camera Tickets
  • Reversed.


  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Armenian Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • Armenian
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018

Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (3)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Raffi. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Raffi Naljian as one of the best defense lawyers in the entire State."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer as one of the top Criminal Defense attorneys in Southern California."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known and worked with Rafi for a number of years now and know him as an extremely hardworking and caring attorney who knows his laws. I definitely endorse Rafi."
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Glendale Criminal defense Lawyer Raffi Garabed Naljian
Raffi Garabed Naljian
Criminal defense Attorney
Glendale, CA
Licensed for 18 years
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