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Ali Ebrahimzadeh, Esq.

Ali Ebrahimzadeh, Esq.

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  • California, DC, Massachusetts, New York
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Summary

Rated a Top 100 Trial Lawyer and a recipient of multiple distinguished honors, Attorney Ali Ebrahimzadeh (pronounced Ebrahim-za-deh) offers intense, customized, and principled legal representation to individuals and businesses. With offices in the San Francisco Bay Area and Manhattan, Mr. Ebrahimzadeh serves clients throughout California, New York, Massachusetts, and Washington, DC. Mr. Ebrahimzadeh offers sliding scale rates as low as $150 per hour for low-income clients and limited scope representation for clients on a fixed budget. Mr. Ebrahimzadeh practices (1) Divorce & Custody Law, (2) Business & Contract Litigation including Commercial Real Estate, Employment, and Intellectual Property, (3) Criminal Defense, and (4) Education Law. A recipient of numerous top legal awards, interviewed for his legal expertise by ABC TV News and FOX TV News and others, and published in the San Francisco Chronicle and elsewhere, Mr. Ebrahimzadeh is a prolific legal scholar with a dynamic courtroom presence and a passion for justice. You can read dozens of glowing Client Testimonials on his website, www.AEesq.com. But when you see the intense level of representation he provides you, that is when you'll know you chose wisely. For discerning clients, Mr. Ebrahimzadeh stands prepared. Terms of Use: www.AEesq.com. Except for the Oakland, CA primary mailing address, all the contact addresses on this Justia profile are office meeting locations available for appointments only upon request (no walk-ins).

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Education Law
  • Family Law
  • Real Estate Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free 5 minute Phone Consultation at Attorney Discretion. Paid Extended Phone Consultations available daily during business hours.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    For Initial Consultations Only.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Offering Sliding Scale Rates and Limited Scope or Full Scope Representation.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
DC
Massachusetts
New York
9th Circuit
US District Court Central District of CA
US District Court Eastern District of CA
US District Court Eastern District of NY
US District Court Northern District of CA
US District Court Southern District of CA
US District Court Southern District of NY
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Italian: Spoken, Written
  • Persian: Spoken
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Ali Ebrahimzadeh, Esq.
- Current
Education
Brandeis University
B.A.
Honors: Brandeis University is a top-tier university in Waltham, MA. Academic Honors: Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society member; Recipient of the Justice Louis D. Brandeis Scholarship; and national Harry S. Truman Scholarship Nominee.
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
J.D. (2006)
Honors: UC Hastings is a top-tier ABA accredited law school in San Francisco, CA. Academic Honors: Recipient of the Bernard E. Witkin Award for Academic Excellence and Recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award.
Awards
Invited to be Member: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Recognized as one of "Premier 100" Trial Attorneys of CA
The National Academy of Jurisprudence
Invited to be Member: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Invited for Lifetime Charter Membership
Top American Lawyers
Membership Invitation
National League of Renowned Attorneys
Recognized as one of "Premier 100" Trial Attorneys of CA
The National Academy of Jurisprudence
Nominated to be a Lifetime Member
America's Top 100 Attorneys
Nominated as One of the “10 Best” Attorneys of the State of CA
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Selected for Membership to "The Nation's Top One Percent"
The National Association of Distinguished Counsel
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
“Best Attorneys of America”, Invitation for Lifetime Membership
Rue Ratings
Nominated as One of the “10 Best” Attorneys of the State of CA
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Rated "Superb"
Avvo
Rated "Superb"
Avvo
Membership
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
Award for Academic Excellence
Bernard Witkin Award
Excellence for the Future Award
CALI
Justice Louis D. Brandeis Fellowship
Brandeis University
Nominee, Brandeis University
President Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
Professional Associations
New York State Bar Association
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Alameda County Bar Association
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Santa Clara County Bar Association
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California Lawyers for the Arts
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National Lawyers Guild
Member-at-Large, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, San Francisco, CA, 2008
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Iranian-American Bar Association
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American Bar Association
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Extensive Research: Women Initiate Domestic Violence More than Men, Men Under-report It.
www.AEesq.com
Islamophobia requires our response
San Francisco Chronicle
Resisting Brother Trump is Futile
www.AEesq.com
How Lawyers Work and Get Paid
www.AEesq.com
Unwanted Refugees: Racism against Middle Eastern-Americans Requires a Public Response
www.AEesq.com
The housing crisis has cost us lives now in Oakland
San Francisco Chronicle
No Housing, No Arts, No Community! – Oakland’s “Ghost Ship” Fire Born of Rental Pandemic
www.AEesq.com
Be a Good Client: A Video Game Analogy on Winning Your Legal Battles
www.AEesq.com
Iran Demands Entry to World Economy, and Iran Deal Is The Ticket
www.AEesq.com
Lowering the Age of Consent is a Children’s Rights Issue
www.AEesq.com
Read the Signs or Fall in the Ditch: Good Advice on Things To Do and Not Do
www.AEesq.com
The Justice System is Broken. Why fix it when natural consequences will do a much better job?
www.AEesq.com
Tort-Reform: Why Other Peoples’ Lawsuits Cost Us So Much Money & What To Do About It
www.AEesq.com
What Real Democracy Looks Like: You at Your Laptop Making Stuff Happen
www.AEesq.com
Why the Innocent Plead Guilty, and What We Should Do About It
www.AEesq.com
25 Brilliant Things To Do For Our Planet
www.AEesq.com
Academic Plagiarism and East Asian Students: Chinese Pedagogic Traditions Conflict with USA Laws & Policies
www.AEesq.com
California Sex Crime Laws in the Real World
www.AEesq.com
Character is Everything
www.AEesq.com
DIY Lawsuit? – Legal Protections for Small Businesses, DIY Culture, and the Maker Movement
www.AEesq.com
Keep Your Word: A Contract is a Contract
www.AEesq.com
Identity Theft and Your Business’s Liability to Your Clients’ Safety
www.AEesq.com
Child Abductions, California Child Custody Law, and International Human Rights
www.AEesq.com
Overview of California Trade Secrets Law and Trade Secrets Litigation
www.AEesq.com
Overview of US Patent Litigation and US Patent Law
www.AEesq.com
Renter Beware! Northern California Renter’s Rights in the Face of Real Estate Fraud and Investment Fraud
www.AEesq.com
California Prison Reform amidst Private Prison Profiteers
www.AEesq.com
California Same Sex Marriage Federal Lawsuit Rumbles amidst a Backdrop of Centuries of Catholic Church and State Interference in Marriage Rights
www.AEesq.com
Political Speech, Activism, and Free Speech in Grade School Lawsuits
www.AEesq.com
School Bullying Is Illegal
www.AEesq.com
Sexism in Divorce Court: A Comparative Understanding of the Case of Sakineh Ashtiani in Iran and Child Custody Statistics in California and the USA
www.AEesq.com
Speaking Engagements
O'Bannon v. NCAA Trial, KGO-TV Channel 7 ABC Interview of Ali Ebrahimzadeh, Oakland, CA
www.PrometheusLaw.com
Foreclosure & Auction Fraud Lawsuit, Ali Ebrahimzadeh FOX News Interview, Oakland, CA
www.PrometheusLaw.com
Certifications
Certified Parenting Coordinator for High Conflict Child Custody Disputes
Northern California Mediation Center
Websites & Blogs
Website
www.AEesq.com
Legal Answers
3846 Questions Answered

Q. My former college hasn't refunded money that they weren't supposed to take. Can I take legal action?
A: You may need to file a complaint with the school immediately. If they don't respond in a satisfactory manner, you may need to sue. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
Q. Can a neighbor build a wall in the hallway from my dor across the hall to his door and take over space and block my exit
A: Your landlord may need to stop this. Review the lease with a lawyer. This may also violate MA building codes, which you can report to the city or county. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
Q. What legal recourse is available to stop harassment and false accusations in a contentious divorce, child custody case?
A: This may form the basis of a motion for sanctions for abuse of process. He may need a more aggressive and savvy lawyer. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
Q. How can my son get back custody of his children?
A: See: http://www.mass.gov/courts/case-legal-res/law-lib/laws-by-subj/about/custody.html What rights was she granted as part of the guardianship order? He may need to file for custody and to challenge the guardianship. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
Q. What legal rights do I have as a tenant at will in an illegal apartment, who was evicted without notice?
A: See: http://www.mass.gov/courts/selfhelp/housing/evictions-tenants.html More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
Q. Can reasonable accommodation include religious setting for school tutoring
A: As in requiring a public school to set up a special church for you to study in? No, that would violate the Establishment Clause. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
Q. My landlord gave us Summons and Complaint but we never got Notice to Quit for being late with rent.
A: You can object to not receiving the Notice. See: http://www.mass.gov/courts/docs/lawlib/docs/notice-quit-14.pdf See: http://www.mass.gov/courts/selfhelp/housing/evictions-tenants.html More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
Q. No waiver by either party of any default shall be deemed as a waiver of any prior or subsequent default of the same
A: It's a general ("boilerplate") waiver clause basically saying that waiver of one default is not tantamount to waiver of any other defaults, past or present. What's the context? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
Q. Order to vacate (Custody order) judgement and restore to calenda
A: Hire a divorce lawyer or seek self-help resources at your local law library or on the NY Courts website. You may want to file a motion for advance attorney fees to have your husband pay for your ability to hire a lawyer, if you were married and he was supporting you. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
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