About Us

Manesh & Mizrahi, APLC is a premier Los Angeles law firm that specializes in United States Immigration Law and Estate Planning.  For over 26 years, we have served the Southern California area with distinction, and cultivated a reputation for hard work and legal excellence.  Led by Zohreh Mizrahi, Esq. and Mike S. Manesh, Esq. our firm has proven time and time again to be a leader and innovator in our respective areas of legal practice.  Here at Manesh & Mizrahi, we value and treat each client as though they were family because to us, they are.  Whatever your legal needs, we welcome the opportunity to serve you.

Our Team

With over 25 years of experience Ms. Mizrahi is one of the foremost Immigration Attorneys in the United States. Ms. Mizrahi is licensed in Texas, and various Federal and District Courts in the United States, including the U.S. Supreme Court and advises on most U.S. Immigration law issues including but not limited to:
•Complex Immigration/Criminal litigation
•Deportation and Removal Proceedings
•Non-Immigrant Visas
•Immigrant Visas
•Asylum
•Green Card through investment
•Appeals
In addition, Ms. Mizrahi has been and continues to be highly active in the establishment of numerous charitable and non-profit organizations in the United States. She is a frequent media commentator and lecturer on Immigration as well as a wide host of other issues.

Zohreh Mizrahi
Zohreh Mizrahi

Mike Manesh
Mike Manesh

Mr. Manesh has been practicing law for over 25 years and is licensed in Texas, California, and various Federal and District Courts in the United States, including the U.S. Supreme Court. As a well known and highly respected member of the California legal community, he is frequently turned to for his expertise in commercial law topics. He advises on the complex legal areas of:
•Trust
•Estate Planning
• Asset Protection Planning
•Probate
•Tax Law
•Business Law
In addition, due to the recent strict enforcement of U.S. and European economic sanctions against Iran by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) and the European Union, Mr. Manesh’s representation of U.S. persons who wish to engage in transactions involving Iran is benefitting a large number of the firm’s clientele.

Farideh Davoudpour
Farideh Davoudpour

As the firm’s Office Manager for over 20 years, Ms. Davoudpour has exhibited great leadership skills and the ability to assume the challenging task of running the daily operations of a high volume boutique law firm. Her diligence and her dedication to Law Offices of Manesh&Mizrahi has been a contributing factor in our office’s success nationwide.

Nadia Rekabi
Nadia Rekabi

Ms. Rekabi launched her career as a legal assistant specializing in Immigration law over 23 years ago. As our Senior Legal Assistant, Ms. Rekabi has assisted individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds. Her superb analytical ability and relentless effort to see a case to completion has contributed to our office’s high rate of success and her remarkable ability to take on new challenges is a vital part of our firm’s excellent reputation.

Masoud Masjedi
Masoud Masjedi

(Of Counsel)

For almost 20 years, attorney Masjedi has represented clients, and has provided legal services, in various legal matters and litigation, including:
-Representation of clients in civil litigation, and general business-related issues.
-Comprehensive legal counseling and planning (personal and corporate).
-Insurance claims.
-Employment-based controversies and litigation.
Administrative claims and proceedings.
Additionally, Mr. Masjedi had advised and advocated for clients, in various commercial transactions, and financial concerns.

Sara Hosseini
Sara Hosseini

Sara is a recent graduate of California State University of Northridge. During her time at University, she interned for Manesh & Mizrahi, where she discovered a passion and enthusiasm for the practice of law. Sara’s primary responsibilities are working with the firm’s principal partner, Mike S. Manesh, in estate planning and asset protection. She is currently studying for her Law School Admission Test (“LSAT”) and is in the process of applying to law schools. Upon completion of her legal studies, Sara hopes to one day join the firm as an attorney.

Susan Gutierrez
Susan Gutierrez

Susan E. Gutierrez joined Manesh & Mizrahi in May 2016, primarily in the areas of Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Trust Administration and Corporate Matters, with emphasis in Formation of Entities. Dealing with the California Secretary of State and the Internal Revenue Service. Maintaining entity status, compliance, record books and stock records, Uniform Commercial Code filings and searches. Assists in preparation of corporate formalities and entailing of closing documents, disclosure schedules and due diligence.

Susan currently assists attorney Mike S. Manesh