Ms. Akhavan immigrated to the United States from Iran seven years ago. She graduated from college in Iran and spent eight years working in the banking industry before coming to the United States. Her first job here was as Administrative Manager of an insurance agency. From there, she worked for Wells Fargo Bank as a teller and was soon promoted to a personal banker. She stayed with Wells Fargo Bank for three years until she decided to go to law school. She graduated from UWLA School of Law in 2016 and passed the California Bar Exam on her first try.
- University of West Los Angeles School of Law (J.D. 2017) Magna Cum Laude
- Associate Attorney, Resnik Hayes Moradi LLP 2018-present
- Law Clerk, M. Jonathan Hayes 2016-2018