Michael Karagozian practices criminal defense and also serves as a mediator in civil disputes. Michael’s father was a criminal defense attorney and taught Michael the fundamentals to our criminal justice system at a young age. Throughout his life, his schooling and his career, Michael has been passionate about protections given to us by the United States Constitution. Michael’s knowledge of issues concerning searches, seizures and improper conduct by the government provides his clients with the quality representation they deserve. Michael believes an injustice upon one person that is not fought for creates an injustice that can potentially happen to all of us more easily. In addition, Michael has mediated hundreds of cases on a variety of matters. With a background in real estate and civil litigation, Michael brings specific knowledge from his litigation experience to his mediations.
He is currently on the panel of mediators for the Central District of California and is an adjunct professor for the mediation clinic at the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law. Michael attended the University of California, Santa Barbara where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. He then obtained his Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. Michael then went on to achieve his LL.M. in Alternative Dispute Resolution at the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law.