Sarkis Ourfalian, while working for Rafi Ourfalian during the day, attended law school at night and graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from U.W. L.A. in June 1987. Sarkis originally had wanted to be a chemist and did, in fact, study chemistry as an undergraduate; however, while doing a part-time stint as a law clerk at the Law Offices of Rafi Ourfalian, he fell in love with the legal practice and switched unto a career in law.
Since then, Sarkis, initially an associate at the Law Offices of Rafi Ourfalian, in a few short years was already performing the position of senior associate, then managing attorney. By 1998, Sarkis became a partner to the renamed firm of Ourfalian & Ourfalian.
Throughout his career, Sarkis has been active in civic and community affairs and holds memberships in many civic and charitable organizations and professional associations. Sarkis is certified to practice law in both California and federal courts.
Experienced and highly skilled, Sarkis enjoys the respect and support of both clients and peers. For many clients, Sarkis has been the calming influence, the extended hand, the friend, and advisor in their time of need and distress.
He is a sustaining member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), and a member of the LA County Bar Association and Armenian Bar Association.
Additionally, over the span of his career, he has acted as a mediator and settlement officer on various court-sponsored programs.
Currently, in addition to his work at the law firm, he serves as Chairperson of the Board of Regents of the Prelacy Armenian Schools and has previously served as a member of the Foundation Board of the Glendale Memorial Hospital, among many other charitable and community organizations.
Ourfalian & Ourfalian has successfully represented thousands of individuals and small businesses throughout the San Fernando Valley and Southern California over the last four decades. Our experienced attorneys focus on civil litigation which includes but is not limited to helping injury victims get just compensation after serious accidents. There is a distinct culture at Ourfalian & Ourfalian that is not easy to characterize but is felt everyday by the firm’s employees and clientele. Contact our Glendale Personal Injury & Civil Litigation law practice today to schedule a free initial consultation.