Jonathan Bakhsheshian

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Jonathan Bakhsheshian is an associate attorney at Banafsheh Danesh & Javid, where he specializes in catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation.

Jonathan attended University of California, Los Angeles where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, graduating with honors. He was recognized for his advocacy skills and was a recipient of the Regent Scholarship Award.

Jonathan earned his Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law. While studying at Pepperdine, Jonathan was the Lead Articles Editor of the Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal and a lead member of the negotiations and mediations team. He competed in several nationwide and international negotiation and mediation competitions.

Jonathan continued his studies at the number one, nationally-ranked Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution to obtain his Masters in Dispute Resolution.

In addition to his classroom training, Jonathan externed for the United States District Court, Central District of California; United States Attorney’s Office, Department of Justice; Honorable Judge Robert Kwan, Bankruptcy Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California; Los Angeles Superior Court; and for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office.

Following law school, Jonathan has focused his legal career in the field of personal injury and has handled over hundreds of personal injury cases from beginning to resolution. He is dedicated to the principal and philosophy that every injured victim is entitled to the best representation, regardless of their personal financial status or complexity of their case. Jonathan prides himself on being a tough, creative, and fair legal advocate for all of his clients.


Farsi, Hebrew


Pepperdine University School of Law – Malibu, Masters in Dispute Resolution

Pepperdine University School of Law – Malibu, Juris Doctorate

University of California, Los Angeles – Los Angeles, Bachelors in Philosophy

Professional Associations

American Bar Association

American Bar Association for Justice

Association of Business Trial Lawyers

Brain Injury Association of California

California Applicants’ Attorneys Association

Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles

Consumer Attorneys of California

California Bar Association

Downtown Los Angeles Bar Association

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Los Angeles Jewish Bar Association

San Fernando Valley Bar Association


Bakhsheshian, Jonathan, Understanding Your Property Damage Claim, LA Jewish Lawyers, November 16, 2016.