Sean Banafsheh is a partner and founder of BD&J. Sean’s practice focuses exclusively on helping people who have suffered serious personal injuries. Sean was inspired to help others through civil litigation as a result of the passing of his mother when he was just 13 years old.
Tragically, Sean’s mother lost her fight with cancer due to the medical malpractice of her physician who failed to timely diagnose her condition.
Sean graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. He earned a Juris Doctor and a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University School of Law. While a student at Pepperdine University, Sean earned a Certificate in Dispute Resolution and served as a member of the Moot Court Board. Sean also served as an intern to the Honorable Maureen Duffy-Lewis of the Los Angeles Superior Court. Sean continues to be involved in Pepperdine University, where he has served as a guest speaker and lecturer in legal seminars. He also volunteers his time to The Alliance for Children’s Rights and serves on the panel of Bet Tzedek.
Sean is admitted to practice in all California state courts, and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
Sean’s intimate experience with the fragility of life enables him to empathize with and understand his clients. He knows how to obtain maximum results for his clients while fully immersing himself in each case and giving each client his undivided attention.