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Arvand Mahdavi Naderi

Criminal defense Attorney at San Fernando, CA

4.9   175 reviews

also known as Naderi Law Office

  • Licensed for 20 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2004
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Arvand

Learn Arvand’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    50%
    The Naderi Law Office thoroughly prepares each case for the defense, no matter how serious the charges. This preparation often results in discovering strong defense opportunities that can be exploited in the battle for the defense of your case.

    21 years

  2. Asylum
    25%
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  3. Immigration
    25%
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My firm is dedicated to both aggressive criminal defense and aggressive personal injury representation. My practice began as a criminal defense attorney. Over the years, I have gained and have been fortunate enough to achieve a stellar reputation amongst my peers, and opposing attorneys. I apply the effective cross-examination skills and talents that I learned as a criminal defense attorney to all my cases, both criminal and personal injury. Many personal injury attorneys lack the trial experience required to effectively take a case to trial. I am familiar with the rules of evidence and objections needed to appropriately handle a case in a trial. Let me put my experience to work for you. 

 

Criminal Defense:

I am a criminal defense attorney that takes pride in what I do. Unfortunately, the practice of criminal defense has become a contest that is more about securing retainers and not about serving the client. I have had clients in my office tell me that a number of other lawyers have promised them dismissals and reduced charges. I have been asked to promise the same. I will refuse every time. It is a lie to the client and it is a dangerous lie. A lie that can end up with the client in state prison.

 

If you are a potential client and are planning on meeting with several attorneys, I commend you. Take the time, get to know the attorney, feel out the personality, and look for promises and guarantees. If promises and guarantees are made, get up, thank the attorney for his or her time, ask for parking validation, and WALK OUT. There is no single attorney that can guarantee or promise the outcome on a case. We are not psychic. We can advise you on penalties, defenses, your rights, and what we think about the case. And what we think about the case depends on the type of case, and what courthouse it is prosecuted in. 

 

If you are a potential client, and your attorney meeting is primarily about whether you have money, own property, or can get a loan on your home, WALK OUT. The meeting is about the case, not about your liquidity and assets. 

 

PUBLIC DEFENDERS- If your lawyer starts bad mouthing public defenders, or using the term public pretenders, WALK OUT. Contrary to what most people think, being a public defender does not equate to being a bad attorney. This is a fallacy. I have learned a lot of what I know from public defenders and am thankful to the ones that have taken the time to tell me what they think. There are good and bad ones. Some public defenders are lazy and hate their jobs. But guess what? same applies to private attorneys, a lot of them! There is an advantage that private attorneys have over public defenders, and that is time. Also, with a public defender, you cannot choose your representation, but you can with a private attorney. 

 

PRICE- If you are searching for attorneys, and intend on going with the cheapest, save your money and stay with the public defender. The cost of an attorney should not be the determining factor in your choice of representation. 

 

I would rather lose a client, than to promise them something I cannot deliver. I can however, promise the following:

 

1. I will work hard on your case.

 

2. You will have my cell phone. I try to return calls within a few hours. If it is an urgent issue, I will return your call as soon as I can.

 

3. I will always be upfront and straightforward. If you are walking out of court with me, you will know, if you are going to prison, you will know.

 

4. I have a great reputation with prosecutors and judges. That is because I do not play games with them, and I will not jeopardize my integrity. Prosecutors and judges have been around. They know the attorneys that are solid and honest, and they also know the ones that are dishonest and garbage. They will treat them accordingly. If you have an attorney that is dishonest and lacks integrity, you are harmed, not your attorney. 

 

5. Ask the attorneys you meet with about other attorneys. A confident attorney will not be afraid to comment on the good work of another attorney. I have had potential clients ask me about an attorney, and I have responded with "You don't need to be here, you are in good hands if you have met with that attorney". 

 

Call me to speak about your case. We can meet and discuss your case and the different strategies that may apply. I look forward to helping you out.

 

Arvand. 

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Location

Naderi Law Office
405 N. Maclay
Suite# 203
San Fernando, CA, 91340

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Reviews

4.9 / 5.0
  175 customer reviews
Posted by Daniel | September 12, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
HIRE ARVAND
Arvand helps people out ! His knowledge of the legal system and key pointers helped us win and DISMISS OUR CASE. Arvand stopped at nothing to try to get me the best deal, I decided not to take it and ultimately got the case DISMISSED at the end. Arvand not only helped me with keeping my Nursing license but now I don’t have to deal with the stress of ever thinking about this case. Middle finger to the DA THANK YOU ADVAND.
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Posted by anonymous | March 2, 2022
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Highly reccommend
It has been almost a decade since I hired Arvand back in 2012. He was able to reduce my DUI sentence down to speed ex with a fine and community service. He walked me through everything and was just all around great from the moment we first talked. I recently had some questions about my previous case and in reaching out to his office I was contacted by him personally within hours. He is not only personable but professional and if I am ever in need again (which I hope I am not) he will be my first phone call. Thanks again Arvand I truly appreciate everything you have done for me.
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Posted by anonymous | November 23, 2021
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Mother of client
Hiring Arvand Naderi was hands-down the best decision we ever made. We made the difficult decision to switch lawyers midway in my sons court case. Arvand came to us highly recommended by a friend. Arvand managed to completely revamp my sons case and create a miraculous outcome for him. This lawyer is greatly admired for his hard work ethic and incredible expertise by all of his colleagues at the San Fernando courthouse, which I believe is extremely important. I can’t express enough how grateful our family is to this man. If you need a miracle hire Arvand. He is by far one of the best in his field.
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Posted by amir | August 24, 2021
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great attorney
Arvand is a very sophisticated lawyer who knows how to fight a case. He is a life saver and easily turn 5 years of being in jail to just 5 years in probation
Posted by Michele | May 26, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Arvand is the bomb!
It is my pleasure to highly recommend Arvand and his team. Great set of attorneys!! I had caught one too many identity theft cases within a year. The DA wouldn’t budge and really wanted a 3 yr prison term. Arvand wasn’t going to budge either. He fought tooth and nail for me for over a year. I never felt more secure about a good outcome of any case the way I did with this one. I was sentenced to 364 days in the county jail and Arvand got me not 1 but 2 cruise waivers. This man by far is the bomb!! If the cops are knocking let Arvand do the talking!!
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Posted by Prakash | February 27, 2019
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Great Service!!!
Prakash P. I have had the privileged of having Arvand as an attorney in my case for the past year. Arvand fought hard for me and Arvand went above and beyond and did everything he could to ensure a great outcome. I couldn't have asked for a better law firmnwith excellent service. Work efficiently. Reasonable fee. Reachable via emailing or by phone with prompt responses. Staffs are very helpful, and friendly.
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Posted by anonymous | February 21, 2019
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Excellent Attorney !!!
Arvand is a very sophisticated lawyer who with his wit knows how to fight a case. I was given a hit and run even when I did no such thing and Arvand made sure the case was clear to DA and got me a DA reject. I would recommend him anytime !!
Posted by anonymous | February 19, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Lawyer
Arvand showed that he has handled serious DUI cases before. With his knowledge on law and my case he was able to buy me time to work the case. He proved that he has an established a strong network in criminal defense business that can went a long way with my case. He was capable of reducing my case to a much minor offense than what it originally was. Most important of all he did deliver desired and great results which goes back to his experience and connections in this field.
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Posted by Cesar B | February 16, 2019
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THE BEST LAWYER
I was facing a long sentence and fought against giants until you got your Lord arvand and you were like a safe life, I got an agreement for a year in the county jail and I ended up doing 5 days ... I would recommend without thinking you are the better without a doubt
Posted by Anthony | February 6, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Arvand is the man
Arvand did an amazing job for me today involving a hit and run case. He was professional and took care of everything for me. I would highly recommend him to anyone who is having legal issues. Thanks again for all your help!
Posted by Arthur | November 28, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Arvand was able to tackle all the complications in my case!
I was involved in a complicated situation in a terrible accident, which seemed never ending. I had so much doubt at first, but it all ended when Arvand resolved my case with a great settlement and I can't thank him enough. He's genuine and wants the best for you and all else involved. No other lawyer was ever helpful enough to always answer my concerns and questions within minutes and communicated with me every step of the way throughout this stressful process. His knowledge, professionalism and expertise in dealing with a case like mine is what sets this firm apart from the rest. Highly recommending him to anyone in need!
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Posted by John .A | August 22, 2018
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Assault deadly weapon /NOT GUILTY VERDICT
I hired Arvand Naderi about 1 yr ago I was facing a felony count of ADW. Arvand worked hard on my case and the Verdict came back not guilty. The very best thing I did to help my case was hire Arvand Naderi as my attorney. He knows what he is doing in court from jury selection to closing arguments. Arvand is the attorney you want if you don’t want to go to prison.
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Posted by MARIA | August 22, 2018
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NOT GUILTY
Arvand worked tirelessly on my husbands case. My husband was facing a strike and several years in prison. Arvand and his team were very helpful and supportive every step of the way. This is the man you want next to you when facing a judge. He will do all in his power to keep you out of prison. My husbands verdict was NOT GUILTY!!!!
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Posted by Cayce | August 22, 2018
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Don’t look further!
I asked a friend in law enforcement for a recommendation and was referred to Arvand. Within minutes I was contacted. He made sure from day one to always be available. I could not be happier.
Posted by Henry | August 22, 2018
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Henry
Finding a good lawyer is the most difficult challenge one will face, especially when you need one right away. We feel lucky to have had the opportunity to meet Arvand Naderi and his legal team on short notice and at the most vulnerable time in our lives. Arvand Naderi is one of the best defense lawyers I’ve ever met. His high degree of professionalism shows in his appearance and his experience. Arvand has an excellent reputation and trusting relationship with his clients, prosecutors, jurors, and judges. He is highly respected in the courtroom and his record speaks for itself. Arvand immediately goes to work for his clients without delay. His background and experience proves to be essential part of his victories. His passion and dedication to protecting his clients in a tough situation is unlike any other attorney I’ve ever met. Thanks for your hard work and dedication.
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Posted by Faraz | August 16, 2018
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Excellent Lawyer
Hiring Arvand Naderi after being released on bail proved to be one of the best decisions I've ever made. Because of his excellent rapport with Judges and prosecutors, charges were never filed against me. I hope I'll never have to hire an attorney again, but if I do, I'll definitely hire Arvand.
Posted by anonymous | May 15, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
The best
Arvand was well known throughout the courts and knew what he was doing. Real punctual and professional in everything he did. Everything he said would happen DID happen. I definitely recommend him in any type of case. I was facing a maximum of 12 years. He got me a deal of 1 year in county jail. Ended up doing 3 weeks !!!
Posted by Michael | March 27, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Great Attorney!!
This was my first time using a criminal attorney due to being accused of a crime that could have changed my life. I decided to hire Mr Arvand Naderi. We took it to a jury trial. From the very beginning with the facts given Mr. Naderi, he gave an outstanding presentation and great closing arguments making my shattered nerves more at ease. I was very confident with his work and was given a verdict of "NOT GUILTY" I would definitely recommend Mr. Naderi for any legal presentation.
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Posted by anonymous | January 18, 2018
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So Helpful & Honest
He is not only an honest lawyer, but he always treats your case as it was his only case. When I got into an almost fatal car accident, I was extremely scared and had no idea what to do. I then called Mr Naderi and instantly knew everything was going to be ok. I would strongly recommend him for any personal injury case.
Posted by MATEO MONTOYA RN | November 12, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very professional and honest. Patient and informes the legal process very clearly.
I hired Naderi to represent me in a severe Family case and I feel protected and more relaxed . He is dedicated to the case. His record speaks for himself.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 90 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Schwartz and Naderi
  • 2011 - Present
  • President
  • Naderi Law Office
  • 2004 - 2011
  • Law Clerk
  • Law Office of Kerry Steigerwalt
  • 2001 - 2003

Education

  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • J.D.
  • 2003
  • California State University, Northridge
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2000

Sample of Legal Cases

  • People v. D.M.
  • Not Guilty
  • People v. M.D.
  • Not Guilty
  • People v. F.B.
  • Not Guilty

Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • 2004 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • 2004 - Present
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • 2004 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Criminal Courts Bar Association
  • Former Board of Directors
  • 2009 - 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2016
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2014
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2011
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
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Publications

  • Valley Lawyer magazine (SFVBA)
  • Diversity and the law
  • 2010
  • Los Angeles Magazine
  • Superlawyers
  • 2009
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law Magazine
  • Criminal Law
  • 2008

Speaking Engagements

  • Pasadena Community College
  • The practice of law
  • 2009
  • San Fernando High School
  • Criminal Law
  • 2008

Attorney endorsements

Received (55)
Given (22)
Endorse Arvand
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Arvand Naderi. I have known Arvand for several years. Arvand is aggressive and compassionate and enjoys a reputation as an ethical attorney amongst his peers and local Judges. His clients are in good hands."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 05
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Arvand on many criminal cases. Arvand is one of a kind. He combines sharp legal skills with a personality that is unlike any other. His relationships in the system are unlike any other attorney I have seen. He knows everyone in court and is well respected by prosecutors, judges, and other defense attorneys. Definitely an asset to his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Arvand is sharp, well respected and a very personable attorney."
Domestic violence Attorney | Jan 03
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. We did a jury trial against each other. He has an incredible ability to advocate zealously for his clients. I've got to know him after that trial to be a very passionate and competent defense attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 22
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Naderi is a zealous advocate for his clients, aggressive when necessary, and he gets good results for them. I have had co-defendant matters with him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I've worked with Arvand Naderi on various matters and am always impressed with the knowledge, skill and dedication he gives to each of his clients on. No matter whether the case is small and simple or large and complex, he pays attention to every detail and exhausts every possible resource available to ensure everyone he serves receives the best possible representation and the best chance at a fair result. I highly recommend anyone looking for a quality attorney to seriously consider hiring Arvand."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 28
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Oct 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 02
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this Arvand Naderi without any reservation. I have seen him in action and have, first hand, witnessed the passionate manner in which he represents each and every client. He is knows law and he knows people. Truly one of a kind."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Mr. Naderi is the ultimate defense attorney. I have seen firsthand how much his clients care for him and respect him. He gives his clients his cell phone number, and always makes himself available to each and every one of them without delay. Mr. Naderi is a master trial attorney, and his passion and dedication to his craft is unparalleled. He will dedicate all of his energy and time to ensure that your matter is taken care of with the highest level of expertise and professionalism. If I ever needed an attorney for my family or myself, Mr. Naderi would be my first call."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 05
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Mar 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"11 years of practicing criminal law is what we refer to as experienced. His knowledge of both criminal law and procedure is excellent and evident in his pro bono contributions here. Client reviews are the greatest reflection of an attorneys worth and skill and they are stellar. READ THEM! Do yourself a favor and schedule a consultation with him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"When you, or a loved one, find yourself in need of a DUI/criminal defense attorney it is important to retain an experienced, knowledgeable and competent lawyer. Mr. Naderi is well respected in the legal community for those reasons."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jan 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Arvand Naderi. He is a lawyer's lawyer. He works tirelessly for his clients and is a highly skilled and effective advocate in the courtroom."
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San Fernando Criminal defense Lawyer Arvand Mahdavi Naderi
Arvand Mahdavi Naderi
Criminal defense Attorney
San Fernando, CA
Licensed for 20 years
Free Consultation