Case Law Publications:


People v. Troyer (2011) 51 Cal.4th 599

California Supreme Court

as Amici Curiae


People v. Goldsmith (2014) 59 Cal.4th 258 

California Supreme Court

as Amici Curiae


Legal Publication: 


“Why the ABA Should Permit Lawyers to Use their Get-Out-of-Jail Free Card: a Theoretical and Empirical Analysis.” 

31 U. La Verne L. Rev. 151 (2009)


Los Angeles Daily Journal:


“What To Do With An ‘Innocent Convict’”

Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2010


“The Impending Death of California’s ‘Community Caretaker’”

Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2010


“High Court to Consider Admissibility of Traffic Camera Photos”

Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2014



B.A., University of Southern California, (USC), 2006


J.D., University of La Verne, College of Law, 2009

Magna cum laude

Law review senior editor (2008-2009)


Admitted to Practice Law

December 2009

Niki Ghazian is of counsel to this office. She is the founder and managing partner at Ghazian Law Group in Century City, Los Angeles. Ms. Ghazian is a highly regarded litigation attorney, who has spent the entirety of her career litigating major cases against corporations, insurance companies, and other major business entities. She has been seen providing legal commentary on NBC, Fox, ESPN, and major television programs, such as ‘Crime Watch Daily.’

California State Bar No. 289997
Of Counsel

As an aggressive Plaintiff’s attorney, Ms. Ghazian has successfully handled numerous high-profile cases against powerhouse companies, government entities, and other notable defendants.

She has been recognized in 2020 as a "Super Attorney", something we already knew, yet are also proud of. 


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