A Litigator is what many people think of when they picture a lawyer; however, not all lawyers are skilled in litigation – the legal process where two parties argue their case against each other in court using lawyers. It involves compiling and organizing evidence into a clear and convincing picture, and then presenting that evidence orally and /or in writing. A talented litigation attorney will possess the following skills in unparalleled levels:
- Deep understanding of substantive and procedural law
- Strong reasoning abilities
- Interpersonal skills
- Ability to research
- Negotiation tactics
- Written and oral advocacy skills
The two primary forms of litigation law are business and civil cases:
Business litigation is necessary when negotiations or mediations fail. It ranges from individuals launching a case against a company, two companies pitted against one another, or a company going after an individual. An attorney working on a business case will review relevant evidence, depose witnesses, and build a case in favor of his or her client. Then, utilizing the evidence, the litigator will argue that case in front of a judge or jury to the client’s advantage. The litigator’s primary role is to protect the rights and interests of the individual or company needing representation. Business litigation typically involves contract disputes, infringement on patents, trademarks, or copyrights, violations of good faith, and disputes between past business partners.
Civil litigation involves legal disputes between two parties, where monetary damages are sought rather than criminal charges being prosecuted. Often referred to as a trial lawyer, Attorney Armen Sefyan represents his clients during the trial, hearing, arbitrations, mediations, and in any instance where the individual is brought into a federal, state, or local court.
When it comes to certain areas of law, an attorney or lawyer with experience and a discernible understanding of a specific set of laws can be helpful for most clients. However, the value in Attorney Armen Sefyan is that in addition to his deep respect and understanding of the law, is that his knowledge base is vast, covering many areas of the law that may be called upon in litigation.
Attorney Armen Sefyan is widely considered the one of the best in the field – capable of bringing forth a strong, solid case that is cogent and relatable to both a judge and jury. Having an attorney that will face an adversary and argue your case in your favor is critical when protecting your rights and interests or that of your company.
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Pasadena Magazine Top Attorney 2011-2013
Armen and his staff are very nice & knowledgeable! - May 24, 2012 by Vered B.
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