Arpie Jivalagian received her Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Criminology, Law and Society and Political Science from the University of California, Irvine. After graduating, she attended Southwestern Law School, where she received her Juris Doctor degree in 2010.
During law school, Ms. Jivalagian was involved in both community and school activities. Arpie served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Judge Amy Pellman. She took part in the National Adoption Day, where the courts open their doors and help finalize adoptions for thousands of foster youth children. Ms. Jivalagian was also involved with the Teen Court program. This program gives teenage school children, who are first time offenders, a second chance to learn from their mistakes without entering the criminal system.
Currently, Ms. Jivalagian volunteers her time with the Armenian National Committee of America, where she deals with various issues and concerns involving the Armenian community.
Arpie Jivalagian is an Associate at Sheasby, Cho & Middleton, LLP. Ms. Jivalagian is admitted to practice before all California State Courts.