Arash Zabetian

Attorney Arash H. Zabetian

Personal Injury & Criminal Defense Lawyer

Arash H. ZabetianArash Zabetian is an attorney at Martinian & Associates. Mr. Zabetian specializes in client-centric litigation of civil rights and personal injury matters.

Arash Zabetian has been with Martinian & Associates since the inception of the firm. He has handled numerous high-profile civil rights and wrongful death cases with notable results.

Notable Case Results

In 2015, Attorney Zabetian obtained one of the highest civil rights settlements of the year in California. This was a case where many attorneys found no liability, but Mr. Zabetian saw individuals in need of his help. By devoting countless hours of investigation, research, and litigation, he was able to obtain a substantial settlement in only a few months.

He has also handled many personal injury and criminal matters. As a certified law clerk under the supervision of Attorney Tigran Martinian, Mr. Zabetian, by arguing for preemption and lack of sufficient evidence, was able to obtain a dismissal of all charges for a client who was caught in possession of a controlled substance at Los Angeles International Airport.

Education & Experience

Before moving to Los Angles, Mr. Zabetian lived in Dubai, where he studied computer science at the University of Wollongong. After moving to Los Angeles, he obtained his B.A. in Economics from California State University Northridge, where he received the award of Milton Friedman Distinction in Study of Economics.

Mr. Zabetian received his law degree from Loyola Law School, where he graduated cum laude, with Order of Coif honors. During his tenure in law school, he was also named recipient of Ahmanson scholarship. He is licensed to practice before all the courts in California, as well as the United States District Court, Central District of California. He is a member of CAALA and NCDD.

In his spare time, Mr. Zabetian spends his time practicing mixed martial arts, which he has done since childhood. Dedication to a regimented preparedness and the passion to fight for the aggrieved is what sets him apart.

Representative Cases

  • $2,025,000 settlement: Domino's Pizza settled wrongful death action, related to its deliver driver's negligent driving; De La Cruz v. Domino's Pizza, et al.
  • $2,000,000 settlement: City of Los Angeles settled civil rights action, related to LAPD officers' failure to provide medical care to an arrestee suffering from asthma; Fuentes v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
  • $1,119,200 settlement: Defendants settled wrongful death action, related to an automobile collision where the decedent was determined to be at fault for the accident; Confidential.
  • $1,000,000 settlement: Lino Express settled wrongful death action, related to its big rig driver's negligent driving; Valerio v. Lino Express, et al.
  • $900,000 settlement: Defendants settled a case for damages arising from a dangerous design of a parking lot which resulted in multiple orthopedic injuries when an inattentive driver hit the plaintiff while backing out of a parking stall; Confidential.


  • Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Star - 2016
  • Recipient, First Honors Award: Ethical Lawyering - 2012
  • Recipient, First Honors Award: Business Associations - 2012
  • Recipient, CALI Excellence For the Future Award: Federal Civil Procedure - 2011


  • Loyola Law School, Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, Order of Coif, 2013
  • California State University - Northridge, Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 2009


  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California


  • Mr. Zabetian is fluent in Farsi.



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