About Mahyar

Mahyar Ghassemian, is an accomplished business litigation and construction defense attorney with over 16 years of experience in complex litigation including Business, Construction, General Liability, and Personal Injury law. From defending national construction companies to small businesses, Mahyar offers clients versatile legal expertise they know they can count on. Her master’s degree in physics together with years of business experience in the corporate world form a unique combination that continues to yield successful results. A distinguished entrepreneurial figure within the community as well, Mahyar bears an array of high-ranking positions within preeminent business and legal organizations. She has received recognition from many of them, along with publications such as the Orange County Metro and Orange Coast Magazine. When she's not busy playing catch with her dog, Sir Franklin, she can be found strolling on the beach or with her loving (yet, loud) Persian family.

Differences Between Corporations and Limited Liability Companies in Structure and Management

By | February 6th, 2017|Business Law|

So you want to start a new business and your accountant tells you to have an attorney form an LLC or Corporation. If there is no tax difference between the two, how do you know which one is better for your business? Your attorney will probably guide you on which one provides better liability protection. [...]

How to Protect Your Business and Yourself During Construction

By | January 30th, 2017|Construction Law|

To protect your business, sometimes all you need is to pay attention to some small details and make minor adjustments. These minor adjustments can save you hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees or sometimes can keep it from going bankrupt because of a law suit. Owners: Do the following. Get conditional lien releases [...]

Mechanics Lien 101

By | January 16th, 2017|Construction Law|

This blog talks about what a mechanics lien is, how can it be imposed on a property and how a property owner can get rid of it. What It Is California law provides that anytime a contractor, engineer, or architect does work that benefits real property, if that person does not get paid, he or [...]

Contracts: Simple and Often Misunderstood Business Tools

By | January 9th, 2017|Business Law|

Most business relationships start with a contract.  This contract can be verbal, or written; very informal or formal, but let’s not forget that at the heart they are all contracts.  Most business lawsuits also involve contracts and start over a contractual dispute.  So we cannot discount the importance of words that constitute our agreements in [...]