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Attorney at Law

Michelle M. Kezirian is a sole practitioner with more than twenty years of legal experience.  She previously served as the Director of Litigation and Policy Advocacy at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County, Directing Attorney at Bet Tzedek Legal Services, and Senior Staff Attorney at Inner City Law Center.  Prior to her work in public interest, Michelle was in private practice.  Over the years, she has taught law at UCLA, USC and Santa Clara University Schools of Law and served on boards of directors of nonprofits serving communities in Los Angeles County and statewide.  Currently, Michelle serves on the boards of International Citizen Diplomacy of Los Angeles and Tenants Together and is a member of the Southern California Leadership Council of the Armenian Assembly of America.  Michelle is also a sustaining member of the Pacific Council on International Policy where she co-chairs the Council’s Guantanamo Bay Task Force.  Michelle graduated in 1992 summa cum laude and phi beta kappa from University of California, Davis, and received her J.D. in 1996 from Santa Clara University School of Law.

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