METIS TEAM

Arpa Avanessian, Esq.

Partner

​Arpa Avanessian, the Trademark Queen, is a partner at Metis Law Group, LLP.  Arpa graduated from UCLA summa cum laude and later graduated from Southwestern Law School’s two-year accelerated SCALE program. Upon passing the California Bar Exam, she worked at a multi-state law firm heading the transactional division.  Upon passing the Nevada Bar Exam as well, she went on to work for the digital marketing legal sector of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.  Prior to opening Metis Law Group, she served as an associate attorney at a boutique civil litigation firm in Beverly Hills, CA where she mediated a personal injury case and obtained a settlement amount exceeding $200,000 for her client. Arpa is thrilled to be managing her own practice and serving the legal needs of her community. When she is not working, Arpa loves to watch football (Go JETS!).  Come visit us at the office, and you just may get to catch Arpa making roster moves on her fantasy football team.

Zhana Aivazi, Esq.

Partner

Zhana Aivazi is a partner at Metis Law Group, LLP.  Zhana graduated from UC Berkeley and went on to graduate from Southwestern Law School in the top 10% of her class. In law school, Zhana served on the executive boards of both the Women’s Law Association as well as The Southwestern Law Review.  Upon being admitted to the California Bar, she worked at two different civil litigation firms where she handled numerous cases, including various matters for high-profile clients. After trying a number of cases on her own, Zhana quickly blossomed into an attorney beyond her years. When she is not working, Zhana loves to spend time with her beloved Siberian husky named Cleo.  Come visit us at the office, and you just may get to catch Cleo helping us relieve stress!

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