Sara Azari

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Sara Azari
Born
Sara Azari
Alma mater
OccupationCriminal Defense Attorney
TV Legal Analyst/Commentator
Years active1999–present
Television
Websiteazarilaw.com

Sara Azari is an American criminal defense attorney[1] and media personality. She provides legal commentary and analysis on several television programs, including Good Morning America,[2][3] Good Day LA,[4] ABC News,[5] HLN,[6] KTLA,[7] and is a recurring guest expert and panelist on the CNN Network.[8][9]

Azari's law firm, the Law Office of Sara Azari, is located in Los Angeles, California,[10] where she represents clients in local courts as well as federal District and Circuit courts across the United States.[11]

Legal Career & Education[edit]

Azari received a Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1994, before attending Southwestern Law School, from which she graduated cum laude in 1999.

Fluent in French, Spanish, Farsi and Portuguese,[12] she took an associate position at the international law firm of Baker McKenzie in Rio de Janeiro. She worked in the firm’s Merger & Acquisitions department, participating in multimillion-dollar transactions, as well as due diligence and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters.

In 2001, Azari turned her focus towards defending individuals accused of criminal wrongdoing in California, and in federal district courts across the nation. In 2005, she established the Law Office of Sara Azari in Los Angeles, California.

Television[edit]

As of 2007, Azari began lending her legal expertise as a legal analyst and co-host on a variety of national and cable television programs, including Dateline,[13] The Doctors (talk show),[14] Crime Watch Daily,[15] ABC News,[16] Good Morning America,[17] Fox News, Forensic Files, Corrupt Crimes, and several programs on Oxygen (TV channel).

Beginning 2015, through Sept 2016, she appeared as a recurring panelist on Dr. Drew On Call.[18][19][20]

She is currently a recurring guest legal expert on CNN Newsroom, Good Morning America, Good Day LA, KTLA, and a variety of HLN (TV network) television programs.

Awards[edit]

From 2009-2017, Azari has been annually designated a “Super Lawyer”; a recognition nominated by peers based on evaluation in a number of areas, including proper licensing, peer recognition, and professional achievements.[21]

Credentials[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Notable productions in which Azari has appeared include:

Television

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Law Office of Sra Azari". AzariLaw.com. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  2. ^ "Taylor Swift trial set to start this week". Yahoo.com. August 6, 2017. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  3. ^ "Alabama governor fights impeachment hearings". Yahoo.com. April 8, 2017. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  4. ^ "Criminal defense attorney on Cosby sex assault trial as defense rests". Yahoo.com. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  5. ^ "Man finds doppelganger and gets released from prison". 6ABC.com. June 12, 2017. Retrieved February 2, 2018.
  6. ^ "Dr. Drew - Man who fathered 22 kids says he owes wife an apology". YouTube.com. June 29, 2016. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  7. ^ "Attorney Sara Azari discusses the Weinstein sexual harassment scandal". FoxLA.com. Retrieved February 5, 2018.
  8. ^ "Attorney Sara Azari discusses the Weinstein sexual harassment scandal". FoxLA.com. March 6, 2017. Retrieved February 2, 2018.
  9. ^ "Attorney Sara Azari discusses the Weinstein sexual harassment scandal". FoxLA.com. November 17, 2017. Retrieved February 5, 2018.
  10. ^ "Sara Azari Biography". IMDB.com. Retrieved February 5, 2018.
  11. ^ "Sara Azari, Criminal Defense & White Collar Defense Attorney". BellumEntertainment.com. Retrieved February 5, 2018.
  12. ^ "Sara Azari fled Khomeini-era Iran, practiced law in Rio and defends the worst of the worst". SuperLawyers.com. Retrieved February 2, 2018.
  13. ^ "Dateline NBC IMDB". IMDB.com. June 16, 2017. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  14. ^ "Nude Photo Scandal Rocks High School". TheDoctorsTV.com. April 21, 2017. Retrieved February 2, 2018.
  15. ^ "Woman Speaks Out About Sexual Abuse By Uncle - Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen". Youtube.com. December 21, 2017. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  16. ^ "Police taking DNA samples from neighbors of Scottsdale woman murdered 2 years ago". February 12, 2017. Retrieved February 2, 2018.
  17. ^ "Attorneys to Deliver Closing Arguments in Trial Over Murder of Ex-Saints Player". GMA.Yahoo.com. December 11, 2016. Retrieved February 2, 2018.
  18. ^ "High school football players charged with sex assault". YouTube.com. June 2, 2016. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  19. ^ "Johnny Depp's wife Amber Heard claims physical, verbal abuse". YouTube.com. June 2, 2016. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  20. ^ "Leili trial: Jury hears secret recordings of suspect, murdered wife". YouTube.com. February 5, 2016. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  21. ^ "About Sara Azari". AzariLaw.com. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  22. ^ "Sara Azari Profile". LawyerLegion.com. Retrieved February 2, 2018.
  23. ^ "Man freed after 17 years in prison when doppelganger found". Yahoo.com. June 12, 2017. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  24. ^ "The Shield' actor Michael Jace guilty of murdering wife". Youtube.com. June 2, 2017. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  25. ^ "Not Guilty Because of Brain Tumors?". TheDoctorsTV.com. April 21, 2017. Retrieved February 6, 2018.

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