Michael Avanesian, the founder and driving force behind Avian Law Group, is a passionate and dedicated attorney with a strong background in personal injury law. As a partner at JT Legal Group, Michael led the growth of the personal injury practice from a single employee to a team of over ninety professionals, securing over $2 billion in settlements for clients in just three years.
Michael’s impressive career is backed by a solid educational foundation, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a Master of Science degree in Mathematics from California State University, Los Angeles. His studies focused on computer graphics, artificial intelligence, and topology. Michael went on to earn his Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School, graduating in the top 10% of his class with honors.
At Avian Law Group, Michael strives to provide personalized and comprehensive legal services that set his firm apart from the competition. He tackles complex cases involving partnership disputes, real estate fraud, contested probate, and trust contests, stemming from inadequate estate and succession planning. His dedication to his clients has earned him numerous accolades, including being named Glendale’s #1 Personal Injury Attorney for five consecutive years by Super Lawyers and a distinction of Rising Stars from 2015-2021.
Outside the courtroom, Michael is an avid supporter of bald eagles and has adopted the majestic bird as the mascot of Avian Law Group, representing the strength and determination he brings to every case. His love for these majestic creatures reflects his commitment to fighting for justice and protecting the rights of his clients.
In addition to his legal work, Michael has given back to the community as an adjunct professor of mathematics at California State University, Los Angeles, and East Los Angeles College. He has volunteered at the United States District Court, earning a spot on their honor roll for his pro bono work from 2012-2015 and in 2017. Furthermore, Michael has volunteered at Public Counsel, teaching self-represented parties how to file for bankruptcy.
When he’s not fighting for his clients or helping others, Michael enjoys spending quality time with his family. Understanding the gravity of personal injury cases, he is committed to securing the best possible outcome for his clients, ensuring they receive the compensation they deserve. Although no amount of money can truly compensate for one’s health, Michael’s relentless pursuit of justice makes Avian Law Group a trusted ally in the face of adversity.