Meet The Team

Vahan Yepremyan

Attorney at Law/ Managing Partner/ The Founder

Education:

Vahan graduated from UC Berkley, Magna Cum Laude, with High Departmental Honors (top 4%), and his Senior Honor Thesis received Highest Honors by the University. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from University of Southern California, where he served as the Editor of the Executive Board of Hale Moot Court Honors Program, and represented USC Law School as a member of Jessup International Law Moot Court Team. Vahan successfully completed the CORe Program at Harvard Business School, HBX. He then went on to earned a Post Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship from Cambridge University, Judge Business School in United Kingdom, where he currently guest lectures, serves as an Ambassador and mentor. During his studies, Vahan received numerous awards such as Distinguished Man of the Year Award; Letter's and Science Dean's Honor's List; National Dean's List Award; Kiwanis Club Award for Leadership and Academic Excellence; Associated Student Body Leadership and Academic Award; AGS Honor Society Academic and Service Awards; Robert J. Taylor Scholar's Award.

Work Experience:

During President Bill Clinton's administration, Vahan clerked at the White House think-tank, Economic Strategy Institute, where he researched, analyzed and wrote reports on various issues of US trade relations. Vahan returned to Washington, DC to clerk for the U.S. Department of Justice, at the U.S. Attorney's Office, where he worked on prosecuting major criminal cases in US Federal Courts, including major international money laundering and drug trafficking cases. He also assisted the FBI and DEA agents in on-going investigations and case-preparation for prosecution. In 1998, Vahan founded his own law firm in Los Angeles, specializing in business law. For the past 20 years, Yepremyan Law Firm has been a trusted legal and strategic business adviser to a wide range of clients, from over 15 countries, from small start-ups and charitable organizations to multi-billion dollar projects. The mission at Yepremyan Law Firm is to support and empower the conscious entrepreneurs and game-changers in their entrepreneurial journey. Vahan has received numerous awards and recognitions, such as Top American Lawyers recognition (top 1%), Lifetime Membership in Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America (top 1%), AVVO’s Client Choice Award, Top Lawyers in California Award, Trusted Adviser Award, Innovation Leadership Award. Governing Board of Editors of the American Biographic Institute awarded Vahan the prestigious American Medal of Honor, and the Business Advisory Council awarded him with the National Leadership Award which was featured in Wall Street Journal and USA Today.

Political Involvement:

Vahan was asked by President Bush and served on his Presidential Business Committee, as one of the California representatives. He promoted pro-business agenda, and represented California’s business interests, advising on issues California businesses face and proposed various solutions. Vahan was also appointed as the Honorary Co-Chairman of the Presidential Business Advisory Council, and received a National Leadership Award by the Chairman of the National Congressional Committee for assistance and leadership in promoting pro-business agenda including tax reform and fiscal responsibility.

Charitable Work:

Vahan is actively involved in a number of charitable organizations and has traveled around the world providing humanitarian assistance. His recent trips include Nicaragua and Guatemala, where he financed and built homes for the families in need. He has also been to Cambodia, exposing and assisting in efforts against child labor and child sex trafficking, and has travelled to number of orphanages around the world providing food and supplies.

Nelson Gevorkyan

Attorney at Law

Nelson Gevorkyan obtained his Juris Doctorate from G.U.C.L and his Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA. Mr. Gevorkyan entered the legal field in 2009, starting off as an intern at a boutique civil law firm in Los Angeles and thereafter moving to a mid-sized firm in Tarzana, specializing in Complex Litigation, Torts, all the while attending law school. Thereafter, he joined a law firm in downtown Glendale which specialized in Civil and Business Law.

Nelson has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience over the years working in the legal field as he started as a Legal Assistant, Law Clerk then Attorney.

As an Attorney, he has successfully obtained multiple $100,000 Policy Limits bodily injury settlements for his personal injury clients from the insurance companies. He is most proud of his recent settlement of $290,000.

He is also passionate about human rights, as he is a member of the Unified Young Armenians, an independent non-profit organization that advocates human rights and seeks justice and recognition of modern and historical injustices (i.e. the Armenian Genocide) worldwide.

On his leisure time, he enjoys watching sports and is a huge fan of Micheal Jordan and the 1990's Chicago Bulls. His favorite "law" related movies include My Cousin Vinny, A Civil Action, Liar Liar and Lincoln Lawyer.


Sonia Pascher

Attorney At Law
Ms. Pascher is dedicated to the professional practice of law.  She attended UCLA and graduated in 1994 and admitted to the practice in California in 2008.  Ms. Pascher has been assisting lawyers in personal injury claims from inception to trial for over 30 years. Ms. Pascher has also successfully defended criminal matters and has appeared in courthouses all over Los Angeles County, Ventura County, San Bernardino County, Riverside County, and Santa Barbara County. In 2010, Ms. Pacher was recognized as a Top Attorney by Pasadena Magazine.  In 2011, she was awarded Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women.  She has been named a Super Lawyer since 2015 and continues to be recognized. Ms. Pascher was admitted into the Top 100 National Trial Lawyer in 2017.  She has also been awarded the Client’s Choice Award in 2015 and 2019 by Avvo. She has successfully obtained settlements over $5 million dollars during her practice. Ms. Pascher is also dedicated to helping the community by volunteering her time to help the needy at the Homeless Court in Los Angeles. By giving each case her personal attention, Ms. Pascher is not only able to understand the strengths and weaknesses of each case, but also able to understand her clients and their histories in order to obtain the most favorable resolution for them. Ms. Pascher was born and raised in Lima, Peru and is fluent in English and Spanish, and is very involved with the Hispanic Community.  

Diego Mora

Case Manager
Diego Mora attended Loyola Marymount University and Loyola High School in Los Angeles, California. He is a native Angelino of Ecuadorian Descent who has been working in the Personal Injury field for over 25 years with many different firms in Los Angeles. Diego joined Yepremyan Law Firm in November 2014 and is currently the oldest tenured employee. While at Yepremyan Law Firm, as a Case Manager, Diego has successfully assisted Vahan Yepremyan with a pre-litigation settlement to the tune of $250,000.00. In March of 2015, the MORA family was honored and inducted into the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ Hall of Fall as an honored family, in gratitude for years of service to the Los Angeles Community. Outside of VY Law, Diego enjoys to be outside and enjoying the sun. He spends most of leisure time playing an assortment of sports such as; tennis, golf, and running (he loves 5K runs).

Romela Davityan

Litigation Specialist/Case Manager

Romela joined Yepremyan Law Firm in 1998 as a legal assistant. She found her passion in law and decided to further her carrier by obtaining a paralegal license. Romela specializes in civil litigation, but has vast knowledge and experience in pre-litigation personal injury. She has a lot of passion for what she does and is always eager to assist those with legal needs.

Outside of work, she loves to spend time with her son and family. Romela leads a healthy lifestyle and loves to share her knowledge for fitness and health with anyone wiling to make a change in their life. She also loves to cook and entertain! Romela is also a certified Pilates and Zumba instructor with a passion for teaching.


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