Annie B. Arakelian

Annie B. ArakelianAnnie B. Arakelian has years of experience aggressively advocating on behalf of her clients in a wide range of legal and financial matters, allowing her to apply the skills and expertise she’s gained to each and every case she works on here at Berenji & Associates.

Prior to joining our firm, Annie spent much of her career as a tax attorney, protecting clients’ high-dollar assets from seizure, and navigating clients through complex financial planning to safeguard their interests. This experience, as well as her time at the Glendale City Attorney’s Office and the Baltimore Public Defender’s Office, have afforded her the litigation skills and a unique perspective she offers all our family law clients in need of effective representation for disputed matters regarding their assets, alimony and child support.

During law school, Annie was honored with a distinguished award for earning the highest marks of her class in International Litigation & Arbitration. She also competed on the John J. Gibbons Criminal Procedure Moot Court Team and served on the Moot Court Executive Board.

EDUCATION:

  • Loyola Marymount University, B.A. in Sociology with a Minor in Business and Administration and Economics, 2009 (Graduated with Honors in Sociology)
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, 2012

AWARDS, AFFILIATIONS AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:

  • The National Advocates, Top 40 under 40 (2018)
  • Presentation, “The Impact of the New ‘Tax Cuts on Jobs Acts’ on Alimony and Support Orders”, Pacific Southwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business (PSWALSB) Conference, February 2019
  • LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles (2019)
  • Armenian Bar Association
  • Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (LAGLCC), Member (2018-2019)
  • Armenian Professional Network