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Mani Dabiri

About me

The Law Offices of Mani Dabiri defends people and businesses in the areas of white-collar defense, federal and state criminal defense, and business litigation.  Our clients trust us to defend their freedom and future, and that of their familes, as if they were our own.  We deliver excellence in representation, a commitment to your cause, and the best investigators, consultants, and experts in Southern California.  We deliver, in other words, a legal team that makes every effort to obtain the right result for its clients.  Every time.


Languages spoken: Persian, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    8 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    11 years



Hourly ($475/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    David Beyersdorf Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joseph Phillips Wilson

    I worked with Mani as a federal prosecutor at the US Attorney's Office. Not only is he an exceptionally talented attorney he is a class act.


    Joseph Wilson Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Law Offices of Mani Dabiri

1 Park Plaza, Suite 600
Irvine, CA, 92614-5987


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2015
Top Criminal Defense AttorneyCoast Magazine2015
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo.com2014
Annual Pro Bono AwardO'Melveny & Myers LLP2007
James C. Holbrook AwardSouthern California Law Review2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalLaw Offices of Mani Dabiri2010 - Present
Assistant United States AttorneyUnited States Attorney's Office2008 - 2009
Associate AttorneyO'Melveny & Myers LLP2006 - 2008
Law Clerk to Hon. Manuel L. RealUnited States District Court2005 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Iranian American Bar AssociationMember, Board of Directors2012 - Present
Association of Federal Defense AttorneysMember2012 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationMember2011 - Present
William P. Gray Legion Lex American Inn of CourtMember2011 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationCommunications Chair, Federal Career Service Division2011 - Present
Orange County Criminal Defense Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
USC Law Alumni AssociationMember, Board of Directors2011 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States v. M.S.Not guilty
People v. M.N.Dismissed
United States v. V.S.Sentence below 3.5 years
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern California Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of California - Los AngelesPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National ConferenceCareers in the Law2014
Network of Iranian-American Professionals of Orange CountyWhy We Defend People2012
L.A. County Bar AssociationDialogues on Freedom2012
Hope International UniversityLitigation in State Courts2012