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Sahar Douraghy received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Irvine with majors in Criminology, Law and Society and Political Science. She studied abroad in the London Program where she served as a Law Clerk for a prominent London Solicitor. After earning her Juris Doctorate at Pepperdine University School of Law she joined A Center for Children and Family Law as an Associate Attorney.


Throughout her law school career Sahar worked for many different public interest groups including, Legal Aid Foundation, The Alliance for Children's Rights and Children's Law Center. Her past experiences have provided her with a deep compassion and commitment to helping children and their families.


Sahar practices in all areas of children and family law with a major focus on children's issues, minor's counsel cases, custody matters, adoptions, surrogacy/ovum donation, dissolutions, and mediations.


Sahar is an avid Angels fan, even before they became World Series Champions, and enjoys attending games as well as reading and traveling during her free time.


Languages spoken: Farsi

Practice areas


  1. Contracts: 20%
  2. Family: 20%
  3. Divorce: 20%
  4. Child Custody: 20%
  5. Adoption: 20%



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Contact info

A Center for Children & Family Law

1111 W Chapman Ave
Orange, CA, 92868


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateA Center For Children & Family Law2006 - Present
Law ClerkChildren's Law Center of Los Angeles2005 - 2005
Law ClerkThe Alliance for Children's Rights2004 - 2004
Summer AssociateLegal Aid Foundation Of Los Angeles2004 - 2004
Law ClerkUnion Rescue Mission, Pepperdine Legal Aid Clinic2004 - 2004
Law ClerkMargaret Bennett Solicitors2003 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsN/A2006 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaN/A2005 - Present
National Association of Counsel for ChildrenN/A2005 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Wilson v. BodineMarriage Terminated Earlier Child Support Order
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of California - IrvineLaw and SocietyBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
University of California - IrvinePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
University of California - IrvineCriminologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Oasis Senior CenterGrandparent's Rights2012