Shawheen Shafizadeh is an associate at LS Carlson Law. He has extensive experience representing both large institutional clients and small closely-held businesses in both state and federal courts in areas of construction law, products liability, business litigation, employment law, commercial litigation, and general liability matters such a premise liability and motor vehicle accidents. Shawheen now focuses his practice representing individuals and corporate entities in real estate and HOA disputes.
Prior to joining LS Carlson Law, Shawheen second-chaired a hotly-contested fraud action against a broker who defrauded his client. Shawheen successfully assisted in obtaining a near 7-figure judgment. He has handled countless cases from inception to conclusion including preparing and arguing dispositive motions, taking and defending depositions, and mediating difficult cases to resolution. He has obtained many favorable results for his clients through planning and implementing a legal strategy tailored to his clients’ needs and desires.
Shawheen externed at the Federal Defender’s Office for the Eastern District of California during his law school career. As a certified attorney, he successfully obtained a not guilty verdict for his client following a bench trial. During law school, he had the unique privilege to study Fundamental Rights in Europe and the United States under then Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy and Associate Justice Elena Kagan. In line with his passion for litigation, he has also obtained certificates in trial advocacy and mediation.