At the Law Office of Sara Azari in Los Angeles, you will find a criminal defense attorney who is committed to protecting the rights of and aggressively pursuing justice for her clients. Sara Azari has successfully represented clients in a range of criminal cases in both state and federal courts.


333 S. Hope Street, 40th Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90071

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Sara Azari is an experienced state and federal criminal defense lawyer, and published author, centrally located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. She represents clients in California courts as well as federal District and Circuit courts across the United States. She has earned a reputation as a tough and aggressive attorney who has represented numerous clients in cases resulting in successful verdicts and favorable resolutions.  


Legal Career

After graduating from Southwestern University School of Law in 1999, Sara Azari joined the international law firm of Baker & McKenzie in their Rio de Janeiro offices where she was an associate in the firm’s Merger & Acquisitions department, participating in multi-million dollar transactions, as well as multiple due diligence and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters. As of 2001, Azari has devoted her career to defending individuals accused of criminal wrongdoing in California and federal district courts across the nation. After spending a number of years working alongside the best lawyers in the Los Angeles area she established the Law Office of Sara Azari in 2005.


Ms. Azari has successfully defended major criminal cases in state and federal courts throughout Southern California and the United States. In addition to her outstanding trial record she has negotiated successful resolutions in a variety of state and federal cases.


From 2009 to present, Ms. Azari has been consistently designated a Super Lawyer, a recognition that is received by a very small number of strictly vetted lawyers across the country. Super Lawyers® are nominated by their peers upon a rigorous evaluation in a number of areas, including proper licensing, peer recognition, and professional achievements.


In 2013, Ms. Azari was also recognized as one of the top 50 Women Lawyers in California.

In 2017, she was featured as a "Power Player" by Angelino Magazine.

If you have been arrested and charged with a crime, you need aggressive, experienced, and uncompromising legal representation from an attorney who is committed to zealously protecting the rights of her clients.

Sara Azari SuperLawyers Attorney
Super Lawyers Criminal Defense Attorney Sara Azari


  • State Bar of California

  • American Bar Association

  • International Bar Association

  • NACDL (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers) – Life Member 

  • Federal Bar Association

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

  • Criminal Courts Bar Association

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association – Executive Committee

  • American Health Lawyers Association

  • Women Lawyer’s Association

  • Provisors Professionals


  • United States Military Courts, Edwards Air Force Base


  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida


  • United States District Court,

        Eastern District of Pennsylvania


  • United States District Court,

        District of Arizona (Phoenix)

  • United States District Court,

       District of New Mexico (Las

       Cruces / Albuquerque)


  • United States District Court,

       Southern District of Texas


  • United States District Court,

       Northern District of Illinois


  • United States District Court,

       Southern District of New York


  • United States District Court,

       Western District of Pennsylvania


  • Supreme Court of California


  • United States District Court, Central District of California


  • United States Circuit Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit     


  • United States Supreme Court



Juris Doctor, Southwestern University School of Law/Whittier College of Law, Los Angeles

(1999, Cum Laude)


Bachelor of Arts, French Literature, University of California, Los Angeles

(1994, Cum Laude)


  • English

  • French

  • Portuguese

  • Spanish