Vako Artinian

Personal Injury Attorney in Los Angeles, CA


Phone: (800) 800-0000


Vartkes “Vako” Artinian is a highly accomplished attorney with a deep understanding of litigation and trial advocacy.. With a strong educational background and extensive legal experience, he has made a significant impact in the field of law. Vako’s educational journey began at the University of California at San Diego, where he pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from August 2002 to January 2006.

Driven by his passion for law, Vako continued his education at the prestigious Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego. As a dedicated student, Vako co-founded and served as President of the Armenian Law Students Association and held the position of Vice President in the Middle Eastern Law Students Association. Following his graduation, Vako was admitted to the California State Bar and gained admission to practice in all Federal Districts in California, as well as the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

As an attorney, Vako has handled a wide range of cases in a variety of areas including business law, real estate and business litigation, personal injury, and bankruptcy. Vako’s strategic approach in building and settling cases has resulted in many favorable outcomes for his clients, including a $5.25 million settlement in a wrongful death case. Vako is committed to working hard on behalf of his clients in order to obtain the best result possible.


  • Juris Doctorate – Thomas Jefferson School of Law
    • President and Co-founder, Armenian Law Students Association
    • Vice President, Middle Eastern Law Students Association
    • Pro Bono Honors Award
    • Mock Trial Team
    • ABA Ninth Circuit Lt. Governor
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution Team
  • B.A. – University of California at San Diego
    • Philosophy
    • Vice President, Phi Alpha Delta Law Society
    • National Academic Honors Society
    • Phi Alpha Gamma Fraternity

Bar Admissions

California Bar

United States District Court, Central District of California

United States District Court, Eastern District of California

United States District Court, Northern District of California

United States District Court, Southern District of California

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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