Attorney Profiles

Ron Heard

(855) 385-2529
ron@downtownlalaw.com

Ron HeardRon Heard is a personal injury attorney for the DTLA Law Group and has dedicated his life in the pursuit of justice and assuring that people who cannot represent themselves receive the proper consultation, and, thus, the correct compensation. Throughout his career, he has helped his clients recover millions of dollars in compensation for their bodily injuries that had left them unable to work.

Mr. Heard has an unparalleled understanding of the law and uses his knowledge to fight for his clients. He understands what his clients are owed and aggressively pursues the compensation they deserve. He will work tirelessly to ensure that you get what you’re entitled to.

While he may be aggressive towards insurance agents and opposing counsel, he gives all of his clients the decency every human deserves. He studied in multiple states across the U.S. and took his education across the Atlantic to Paris, France and so has a unique and good sense of humanity.

Education

  • Colorado State University
  • University of Colorado School of Law
  • Abraham Lincoln School of Law
  • Conservatoire de Paris

Farid Yaghoubtil

(855) 385-2529
farid@downtownlalaw.com

Farid YaghoubtilFarid Yaghoubtil is a partner of our law firm. He is a  tireless and aggressive advocate for his clients, with experience in personal injury litigation and negotiations. Mr. Yaghoubtil’s career as an attorney actually started at a young age representing his family in various business disputes. Since then he has maintained and developed a passion and understanding for the law.

Mr. Yaghoubtil understands that the law is a difficult, confusing and intimidating issue. He knows many people are continually robbed of the best representation because they are afraid to speak with an attorney.

Mr. Yaghoubtil understands the needs of his clients and will work hard to ensure they are given just compensation for their injuries. Everyday insurance companies, corporations and those in power take advantage of the everyday employee or business. Our personal firm is here to defend you, to represent you and to fight for your rights. Regardless of the size of the case or the parties involved, Mr. Yaghoubtil has dedicated his career to defending his clients’ rights.

His mission as a personal injury attorney is to help you, to listen to your needs, and most importantly to be there as a pillar of justice to ensure you are given appropriate representation. Mr. Yaghoubtil is deeply moved by the stories of his clients and looks forward to helping them.

Education

  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles (Cum Laude)
  • J.D., ALU

Igor Fradkin

(855) 385-2529
igor@downtownlalaw.com
Igor Fradkin Igor Fradkin is a litigation and trial attorney at the DTLA Law Group with extensive experience representing clients in personal injury and litigation; he has helped clients recover millions of dollars for their injuries. He practices in both state and federal courts.

He has been selected as a 2018 Southern California Rising Stars list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in Southern California receive this distinction.

Mr. Fradkin graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with degrees in Political Science and Russian before graduating cum laude from Western State College of Law where he finished near the top of his class while being the Business Editor and student writer of the Law Review.

Mr. Fradkin has been admitted to practice law in California. He is a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. Prior to helping injured victims in personal injury cases, he spent a year at the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office as a certified law clerk handling over 20 preliminary hearings. Always moral but never shying away from fighting for his client’s rights, his passion and drive to help clients make him an ideal attorney to have on your side. Mr. Fradkin continually demonstrates his commitment for victim’s rights through the hundreds of hours of community service he gives back.

Education

  • B.A. UC Santa Barbara
  • J.D. Western State College of Law (Cum Laude)


Daniel Azizi

(855) 385-2529
daniel@downtownlalaw.com

Daniel AziziDaniel is a tireless advocate for individuals who have suffered harm due to the negligent and wrongful conduct of others. He has sucessfully pursued claims and recovered mllions of dollars for his clients in compensation. He not only has immense knowledge, Daniel also has vast experience in the fields of auto accidents, bus and truck injuries, slip and falls, and medical malpractice injuries. Daniel graduated with honors from UCLA with a degree in history, and pursued his legal degree from Loyola law school. Daniel takes great pride in always being there for his clients. So much so that he provides his private cell phone number to every single one of his clients so that they can call him any time of day with burning questions. He believes that direct communication with a client is they key to maximizing the value of a case.

Education

  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
  • Loyola Law School

Salar “Sal” Hendizadeh

(855) 385-2529
sal@downtownlalaw.com

Salar Sal HendizadehSal is of counsel with the DTLA LAW Group. Over the years he has established a reputation of aggressively pursuing the highest possible settlement on behalf of his clients. His dedication trust and experience in the field of person injury have allowed Sal to become one of the most sought after injury lawyers in the nation.
Sal graduated with the highest of honors, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of California Los Angeles with Bachelor’s degrees Political Science and History. Later on, Sal graduated from Loyola Law School.

Education

  • B.A. UCLA
  • Loyola Law School

John Notti

(855) 385-2529
john@downtownlalaw.com

John NottiJohn Notti is an experienced lawyer with the DTLA Law Group with decades of experience under his belt. Personal injury is the area under which he focuses his life and has helped recover millions of dollars of compensation for his clients’ injuries.

Mr. Notti practices in all state courts in California, and has also served in the U.S. Central and Eastern District Courts. In addition, he has litigated in trials that reached the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals — the largest of the thirteen courts of appeals.

John Notti studied as an undergrad at California State University, Northridge and then attended the San Fernando Valley College of Law to study and practice in the State of California.

Mr. Notti is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates — an elite national association of experienced attorneys and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the 7th amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

Mr. Notti is also a U.S. veteran who proudly served this country.

Education

  • B.A., California State University, Northridge
  • San Fernando Valley College of Law

Nazareth Markarian

(855) 385-2529
nazareth@downtownlalaw.com

Nazareth Markarian
Nazareth Markarian is a law clerk at the DTLA Law Group. Mr. Markarian is licensed to practice law in the state courts of New York and the federal district courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. He is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers’ Association.

Mr. Markarian earned his law degree from St. John’s University School of Law in 2009. Thereafter, he embarked on a highly rewarding career as a litigator with a focus on personal injury litigation. He has amassed a unique set of skills fighting for clients’ rights in the demanding and fast-paced courts of the city and state of New York. Mr. Markarian takes immense pride and pleasure in helping individuals get just compensation for their injuries.

Education

  • B.A., Queens College (Cum Laude)
  • J.D., St. John’s University School of Law

Christoffer Gaddini

(855) 385-2529
christoffer@downtownlalaw.com
Christoffer Gaddini

Christoffer Gaddini is an essential part of our litigation team. He is an energetic and dynamic advocate for his clients, with years of experience in personal injury litigation.

Christoffer’s career started at one of Washington D.C.’s most prestigious law firms, Kohn, Kohn, and Colapinto, where he represented high profile clients who captured news headlines by exposing the no-bid contracts given to Halliburton during the Iraq War.

During his diverse career, he has represented major entertainment clients such as the Staples Center and the L.A. Clippers, and Fortune 500 companies such as Pepsi and IKEA.

Christoffer’s desire to work as an advocate for individuals who have suffered harm due to the negligent and wrongful conduct of others led him to join our firm’s preeminent litigation team. Through his insight into the inner workings of major corporations and insurance carriers, he has developed a cutting edge approach to litigation which takes into account the strategies employed by defendants.

Christoffer is also an avid contemporary art collector, and owner of Gaddini Gallery. His extensive collection contains works from pop icons like Andy Warhol and urban visionaries such as Banksy. He is the author of “Buy Art!,” the definitive book on collecting art and investing in the art market. A portion of Christoffer’s art collection is displayed throughout our office.

Christoffer’s education from Loyola Law School and extensive practice in both state and federal courts are not the sole characteristics that define him. As an author, small business owner, artist, and lawyer, he brings a diversity of expertise to our team that is unrivaled in his field.

Education

  • B.A. San Diego State University (Cum Laude)
  • J.D. Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

Amy Gomez

Pre-Litigation Case Manager

(855) 385-2529
amy@downtownlalaw.com
Amy Gomez

Amy Gomez has always wanted to make a difference in people’s lives. As a child, her mother would often bring to the convalescent home where she worked; she realized the patients enjoyed having the joyful presence of a child around, and Amy loved keeping them company and talking to them.

A graduate of Le Cordon Bleu, her initial impact was through her position as a pastry sous chef — introducing people to culinary delicacies. But she soon realized that it was a job that did not give her much fulfillment. She still wanted to make a positive impact on people’s lives, but that meant embarking on a new career path. She remembered the sense of purpose that came with working directly with people in the convalescent home, and so she started to work as a medical translator for a workers’ compensation orthopedic doctor. It was here that she witnessed first-hand how poorly represented injured workers were. They were needlessly suffering due to a lack of direction and inability to properly express their pain which, in turn, led to a lack of proper treatment. The frustration that came with the inability to help those unable to help themselves led Amy to the legal field.

Amy didn’t want her education to be based on a generic curriculum so she took the long path. She became a well-rounded case manager while working alongside some of the most brilliant minds in the industry. She took medical courses in radiology, anatomy, and kinesiology, all the meanwhile taking paralegal courses at Los Angeles city College. She is currently preparing to attend law school. Her personal connection with her clients drives her, so that she one day can fight for her clients every step of the way until they are properly compensated for their damages.

Today, she works as a manager at Downtown LA Law group. She feels a sense of purpose and it drives her to lead the new generation of case managers in their pursuit of assisting injured people who don’t have the knowledge, experience, or guidance to navigate the legal claim process. She prides herself in teaching her philosophy that the best way in helping others is by treating them like people. It is a simple concept that many firms forget: Every case is a person, not just a number.


Major Practice Areas INCLUDE:

Traffic Accidents

 

Personal Injury

 

Serious Injuries

 

Product Liability

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