Succeeding in Law:

RESERVE MY SPOT

Guidance from Mentors Who Have Walked in Your Shoes

February 27th, 2021
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PST

MEET SOME OF OUR SPEAKERS

The panel will include attorneys from the Armenian Bar Association and the Iranian-American Bar Association, as well as Southwestern Law School alumni.

THE AGENDA

Beyond the talks, we will provide you the opportunity to meet and engage with our community

10:00 AM

Introduction + Opening Remarks

Remarks from the Dean Susan Prager and Vice Dean 
Anahid Gharakhanian. 

10:15 AM

Guest Panelists

Hear from 12 attorneys discuss their path to success.

11:10 AM

Speed Networking

Meet the attorneys + law students in various breakout rooms.

PREPARING YOU FOR SUCCESS

See for yourself!

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THE SPONSORS

Thank you to all our partners that made this day possible. They deserve a grand aplause! 

Southwestern Law School
3050 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90010
213-738-6700
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Southwestern Law School is approved by the American Bar Association (Council of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654, 312-988-6738) and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools.





All talks will be held at the Granville headquarters at Madison 36th, New York City.

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MEET SOME OF OUR SPEAKERS

We brought together attorneys and students who are on the forefront of the fight for equity, justice, and inclusion.

John Tehranian
Paul W. Wildman Chair/
Professor of Law

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Parisa Saleki
Associate Professor of Law

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Nydia Duenez '10
Associate Dean, Dean of 
Students and Diversity Affairs

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Robert Mena
 Associate Dean for 
Student Affairs

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  1. Anet Badali – Los Angeles County District Attorney 

  1. Zepur Simonian – Los Angeles Superior Court 

  1. Lucy Varpetian – Glendale City Attorney 

  1. Marina Z. Beck – Family Law 

  1. Armen Akaragian – Plaintiff’s Attorney/PI 

  1. Christopher Ghazarian – In-house High Tech 

  1. John Tehranian – Academia + Entertainment Law (law firm) 

  1. Sally Avitsian – Entertainment Law (in-house) 

  1. Ally Bolour – Immigration (law firm) 

  1. Michelle Eshaghian – Employment Law (solo) 

  1. Parisa Saleki – Big Firm 

In the spirit of Southwestern’s 100+ year history of access and diversity, this program highlights the Armenian-American and Iranian-American legal communities in Los Angeles and is open to all who wish to gain insight into a career in law. 

The event is co-sponsored by the Armenian Bar Association and Iranian-American Bar Association.

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Ready for law school success?

All talks will be held at the Granville headquarters at Madison 36th, New York City.

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Southwestern offers a special thanks to the Armenian Bar Association and Iranian-American Bar Association who serve as co-sponsors for this annual event.