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Sanaz Sarah Bereliani

sanaz@berelianilaw.com
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Phone: (818) 920-8352

11400 W Olympic Blvd #200
Los Angeles, California 90064

Sanaz Sarah Bereliani is a graduate of University of Southern California where she attended the Marshall School of Business and received her Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration with a focus on real estate law and finance. Ms. Bereliani went on to receive her Juris Doctorate from Whittier College School of Law, with a focus on reorganization and bankruptcy. During law school, she worked as an invaluable law clerk to a prominent Superior Court of California Judge and was later offered an impressive externship at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Ms. Bereliani is a certified legal specialist in bankruptcy law and is admitted to practice law before all Superior and Federal Courts in the State of California, including the Southern District of California, Central District of California, Northern District of California, and Eastern District of California.

Ms. Bereliani strives to provide her clients with high quality bankruptcy representation and alternatives to bankruptcy. She assists Debtors in foreclosure defense, loan modification, debt settlement, and creditor violations litigation, amongst other services at reasonable prices. In addition, Ms. Bereliani represents creditors in various actions including filing adversary complaints to deem debts non-dischargeable, dismissing bankruptcy due to fraud, receiving relief from stay to continue creditor actions in state court and foreclosure, and filing proofs of claims.

Ms. Bereliani’s vast knowledge and experience in managing the filing of over 1,500 cases has proven invaluable in the handling of her current and future cases. Ms. Bereliani is dedicated to providing personal attention to each of her clients with her hands on approach, as each case is different with the next, and given her understanding that this is an emotionally and financially stressful time in an individual and business’ life.

Ms. Bereliani is known for her friendly and professional demeanor with clients, and is a strong and passionate advocate in court. To Ms. Bereliani, the best part of her job is when a client walks into her office overwhelmed by their financial circumstance and then walks out of her office armed with a plan to save their home, have a fresh start, and a smile.

Education

J.D., Whittier Law School
Student Body Assoc
Jewish Law Student Assoc (President)
National Jewish Law Student Assoc (Co-President)

B.S., University of Southern California
Focus on real estate law and finance from Marshall School of Business
Student Ambassador

Bar Admissions
  • California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member
  • Women’s Law Association of Los Angeles, Board of Directors – Financial Division
  • Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association, Member
  • James T. King Southern California Inn of Court, Team Leader
Certifications & Awards
  • Experienced, Aggressive & Friendly Bankruptcy & Foreclosure Attorney 2019 Client’s Choice Award Winner
  • Certified Legal Specialist in the area of Bankruptcy Law with the State Bar of California
  • Selected in 2014 – 2018 as a Southern California Rising Star Super Lawyer by Los Angeles Magazine
  • Selected in 2019 as a Southern California Super Lawyer by Los Angeles Magazine
Past Employment Positions
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) of the Federal Court
Other Languages Spoken
  • Farsi
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Client Reviews
★★★★★
Sanaz is an amazing attorney. She was professional, thorough as well as timely in answering all questions. She was cautious with all details and helped me through the entire process definitely recommend her. Aaron M
★★★★★
I had a consultation with Ms. Bereliani. She gave me great information and referred me to resources I didn't know was available to me. I felt she was honest, knowledgeable, and non judmental. Mabel R
★★★★★
To be frank, I couldn't have asked for a better attorney for something as hard to do as file for bankruptcy. Though I am on top of my details, she is so thorough, that if I had been neglectful, her and Chris would of helped keep me on track. Mark G
★★★★★
I can say I wish I never had to hire a lawyer for bankruptcy services, but I couldn't have picked a better lawyer for the job! Sanaz was so caring and kind and walked me through the entire process step by step. Cassie C
★★★★★
I wish I didn't have to fill for BK.. But Sanaz was a fantastic choice. she made the process smooth as can be. She was very helpful and so quick to respond to any of my question. Liz A