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Arash H. Zabetian

Attorney Arash Zabetian
Phone 323-850-1900

Arash Zabetian is an of-counsel at Martinian Lawyers. Arash specializes in trials and client-centric litigation of civil rights and personal injury matters.

Dedication to a regimented preparedness coupled with unending passion to even the scale of justice for the aggrieved is what sets him apart.

Education & Experience

Before moving to Los Angles, Arash 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.

Arash 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. In addition to being licensed to practice before all the courts in California, as well as the United States District Court, Central District of California, he is also licensed to practice before all the courts in Ohio state. He is a member of National Police Accountability Project and Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.

Representative Cases as Lead Counsel:

  • $22,595,000 verdict in a premises liability case against the City of Los Angeles; Confidential.
  • $6,600,000 judgment in sexual assault for an independent contractor who was sexual assaulted by patient of Mental Health Center: Confidential.
  • $2,515,000 wrongful death in noneconomic damages against a City for dangerous design of intersection; Confidential.
  • $2,025,000 wrongful death action for Domino’s Pizza’s delivery driver’s negligent driving; De La Cruz v. Domino’s Pizza, et al.
  • $2,000,000 judgment in wrongful death action for a bicyclist who failed to stop for a stop sign; Garcia v. Gonzalez, et al.
  • $2,000,000 civil rights action for LAPD officers’ failure to provide medical care to an arrestee Fuentes v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
  • $1,500,000 personal injury action settlement for three times the policy limit where a worker fell from his own ladder; Aleksanyan v. Aghassy, et al.
  • $1,350,000 civil rights action against FPD for failure to comply with policy during a vehicular chase of an individual on probation; Mondragon v. City of Fontana, et al.
  • $1,250,000 medical malpractice action against a prominent neurosurgeon from a spine surgery which resulted in neurological deficits in upper extremities; Villa v. Regents of University of Cal, et al.
  • $1,119,200 wrongful death action for a car accident where the decedent was determined to be at fault for the accident; Confidential.
  • $1,030,000 wrongful death action for where decedent is involved in a fatal collision on I10 Freeway while attending to his stalled vehicle in a traffic lane; Alvarez v. Sole, et al.
  • $1,000,000 traumatic brain injury action where client was hit by a swinging glass door while seated for a manicure; Panosian v. Nina’s Nail, et al.
  • $1,000,000 personal injury action where a pedestrian suffered a broken knee while crossing the street; Olea v. Noris, et al.
  • $1,000,000 wrongful death action where a big rig driver rear-ended the decedent who was stalled in the right lane of traffic on I-15 freeway; Valerio v. Lino Express, et al.


  • Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Star – 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • The Recorder’s Top 5 Result of 2015, civil rights


  • 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

Life Beyond Law

  • Mr. Zabetian is fluent in Farsi.
  • In his spare time, he can be found on a tennis court or practicing mixed martial arts.
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