Shervin Lalezary is a tenacious attorney who is known for leaving no stone unturned. Mr. Lalezary has spent virtually his entire life in the Los Angeles area – receiving his Bachelors of Arts in Business-Economics from UCLA alongside a double minor in Spanish Linguistics and Jewish Studies. Mr. Lalezary then went on to USC for his law school education. At USC, Mr. Lalezary externed for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office Compton Hardcore Gang Unit. It was at this unit that Mr. Lalezary received hands on pre-litigation and trial litigation experience. Mr. Lalezary was not only involved in the intricacies of the discovery process but also had the opportunity to argue motions before the court and against live defense counsel – including sentencing motions and preliminary hearings.
Upon graduating law school, Mr. Lalezary served as an associate in one of the world’s largest and most reputable law firms – DLA Piper US, LLP. Working alongside approximately 4,200 attorneys with offices spanning several continents, Mr. Lalezary gained experience not only in practicing law, but in dealing with institutional Forbes 500 clients who had millions of dollars at stake. Now in a much smaller environment, Mr. Lalezary takes those same skills and experiences and brings it to clients on a much more individualized basis.
Mr. Lalezary has taken his passion for the law into the field of law enforcement by becoming a Reserve Deputy Sheriff for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Currently assigned to patrol with the West Hollywood station, Deputy Lalezary has handled and assisted with an array of incidents from traffic collisions and DUI investigations to burglaries, robberies and other serious felonies. In 2012, Deputy Lalezary received various city, county, state and federal commendations after he arrested a serial arsonist who lit over 50 fires in densely packed apartment buildings all over Los Angeles.
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