Meet The Team

Vahan Yepremyan

Attorney at Law/ Managing Partner/ The Founder


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 earn a Post Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship from Cambridge University, Judge Business School in the United Kingdom, where he currently guest lectures and 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. Since 1998, Yepremyan Law Firm has been a trusted legal and strategic business adviser to a wide range of clients, from over 15 countriesfrom 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 and 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 invited by President Bush to serve 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 his 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 families in need. He has also been to Cambodia, exposing and assisting in efforts against child labor and child sex trafficking, and has traveled to a 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.  

Arpi Galstian


Arpi Galstian is a committed and zealous attorney in Yepremyan Law Firm’s litigation department. An experienced legal advocate for the seriously injured, Arpi brings over a decade of knowledge and skill to complex motor vehicle and personal injury accident cases. Her legal history includes extensive success in all facets of civil discovery, civil law and motion, case law research, and litigation.

Arpi started with Yepremyan Law Firm as a keen 16-year-old file clerk and later rose to the rank of attorney. Prior to attending law school, she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management. Arpi was awarded her juris doctorate from the University of West Los Angeles and is admitted to practice law in the State of California.

Arpi has experience representing clients in all aspects of personal injury, including but not limited to motor vehicle accidents, dog bite incidents, catastrophic injuries, traumatic brain injuries, wrongful death and slip/trip and fall incidents. Arpi also has experience in protecting clients in lemon law cases.

Anzhela Hovhannisyan

Anzhela Hovhannisyan obtained her Juris Doctor degree, Summa Cum Laude, from French University in Armenia and from Université Jean Moulin Lyon III located in Lyon, France. She received an LLM (Master of Laws) degree from University of Southern California Gould School of Law (Business Law), American University of Armenia (Corporate Law), and Yerevan State University (European Union Law) - all Summa Cum Laude. She entered the legal field in 2010, interning for a notary’s office in Valence, France, and for superior court judges in Yerevan, Armenia. After several internships, Anzhela started working as a legal consultant for various projects of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). She then worked for one of the most reputable law firms in Yerevan, Armenia, specializing in business law and civil litigation where she contributed to various World Bank Doing Business projects, such as Protecting Minority Investors and Public-Private Partnerships. Anzhela gained invaluable hands-on experience in transactional law while working at Yepremyan Law Firm in the scope of her Optional Practical Training (OPT) Program in the United States. She was exposed to various business law-related matters which helped her develop a solid set of practical skills essential for rendering legal services in the field of business law. Anzhela has an extensive experience in all types of corporate filings and contract drafting, analysis, and negotiation. Anzhela has drafted, analyzed, and negotiated hundreds of agreements: Stock Purchase, Membership Interest Purchase, Asset Purchase, Employment, Independent Contractor, NDAs, Lease, Affiliate, etc. She is skilled in Armenian (native), English, Russian, French, and Spanish. Anzhela is licensed to practice law in California, USA and in the Republic of Armenia. She is a member of the Armenian Bar Association and the Honorary Society of Phi Kappa Phi.


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