Shahrad Milanfar


(510) 597-3320

Shahrad Milanfar has been with the firm since 2001. His practice focuses on mediation and litigation. His approach to mediation and litigation is designed to minimize risk and maximize the chances for success through comprehensive planning and guidance.

Shahrad is an experienced mediator who has mediated numerous cases involving family, guardianship, property, business and community disputes. His experiences as a mediator and litigation attorney have allowed him to develop a creative, flexible and highly effective approach to problem solving.

Shahrad gained his trial and courtroom experience while working for the district attorney’s office and as a civil litigation attorney. Over the last 10+ years, he has managed serious personal injury and product liability cases involving tires, cars, trucks, motorcycles, big rigs, ATVs and household products. He also handles catastrophic trucking accident cases and has litigated construction defect cases.

He is an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University School of Law, where he has taught trial skill and coached the Golden Gate trial teams since 2001. He is also an instructor with National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA), teaching in NITA’s trial and deposition training programs. Shahrad has also taught mediation skills to attorneys, mediators, human resources personnel and other professionals.


  • University of California at Santa Cruz, BA, 1994
  • Golden Gate University School of Law, JD, 1998; Specialization Certificate in Litigation
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