We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Attorney Malalai Farooqi was fortunate to discover her passion for criminal law early in life. Ms. Farooqi graduated from the University of California Irvine with a bachelor’s degree in both Criminology, Law and Society and Philosophy. She decided to follow her passion by accepting a scholarship to attend the University Of La Verne College Of Law and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2012. While in school, Ms. Farooqi was the Chief Executive Editor for the University of La Verne Law Review and spearheaded a nationally recognized landmark International Law Symposium on the rule of law and state building in the nation of Afghanistan.
Ms. Farooqi has also worked at the Department of State in the nation’s capital as a South and Central Asian representative, helping the countries continue their efforts in pursuing democracy. She is dedicated to her clients and works tirelessly to ensure they are treated to the fair trial they deserve. She has helped hundreds of clients in a wide spectrum of criminal cases including but not limited to: murder, drug charges, DUI, vehicular manslaughter, domestic violence, sexual offenses, juvenile cases, theft and larceny, fraud, weapons and gun charges, probation violations, and white collar crimes.
Ms. Farooqi is an associate attorney at the Law Offices of Michael A. Scafiddi and was recently promoted to managing attorney for the San Bernardino Office. She is also lead counsel for all San Bernardino county misdemeanor cases and felony matters involving domestic violence, drug felonies, property claims, and financial fraud felonies. She is also the lead juvenile case attorney and handles all juvenile matters for the San Bernardino office.
She has also recently been designated as the office liason to the San Bernardino County Bar Associations. This role will ensure continuity of local court rules so that all lawyers practicing defense will have continous updates of emerging rules and protocols.
Lastly, Ms. Farooqi has published works on women's rights both in the Inland Empire and overseas, namely Afghanistan and the Middle East.