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Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

Our Constitution guarantees the right to the presumption of innocence. That idea is essential to our liberty, our system of law, and to people accused of crimes. If you are being investigated or have been accused of a crime, you need excellent representation at the earliest possible stage.

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Juvenile Delinquency

Our Firm is uniquely qualified to represent youth who are accused of committing a crime.

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Juvenile Dependency

Our Firm is uniquely qualified to represent parents who are accused of abuse or neglect of their children.

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Special Education

Our Firm is uniquely qualified to assist parents of children with special needs in obtaining Individual Education Plans (IEP) and advocating for appropriate services.

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Our Firm is uniquely qualified to represent you in the appeal process.

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Call 855-770-1836 or email [email protected]


Excellent Representation.

Our experience, training expertise, effort and dedication to our clients, provides the foundation to obtain the best possible results, whether through jury trial, court trial, administrative hearing or negotiation. We look forward to providing you with excellent representation.

Shep Zebberman

Shep Zebberman is an experienced trial attorney who has successfully represented countless of adults and juveniles in criminal, juvenile and administrative courts. He has over 26 years of experience, including 11 years as a former Juvenile Court Referee. He is one of the select few nationwide who is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.

He is a former Adjunct Law Professor and has also taught at professional training seminars for the Los Angeles County Probation Dept. Shep is a hearing officer for L.A. Co. Board of Commissioners Hearing Examiner and an Arbitrator for Kaiser Permanente OIA. He also volunteers as an arbitrator for the San Fernando Valley Bar Association and for the Los Angeles Superior Court as a Judge Pro Tem.

Shep Zebberman received his Juris Doctor from the University of LaVerne College of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration form the University of Redlands. He is also one of the select few attorneys practicing who is a graduate of the elite B.E. Witkin Judicial College.

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Candice Saadian

Candice is a California licensed attorney of over 10 years practicing primarily in the area of child welfare, including juvenile dependency trial and appellate work; special education; probate guardianship; private domestic adoptions, LPS, and family law. She has successfully represented parents in Dependency Court at the trial court and appellate court level. In addition, she has successfully represented parents and minors in matters related to special education and disability rights.

Candice received her Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 2006, after obtaining her Bachelors of Arts from the University of California Los Angeles, in 2003. Candice is fluent in Farsi.

Asya Ovsepyan

Asya Ovsepyan joined the firm as an associate attorney in 2017. She received her B.A. from the California State University of Northridge. Asya graduated from Western State College of Law, Irvine, with scholastic merit and recognition for over 100 hours of public service. She has interned for the Orange County Public Defender’s office both in misdemeanor court and juvenile dependency and delinquency. Prior to joining our law firm, she gained extensive legal training and experience in preparing and filing writs of habeas corpus and appeals, and in trial preparation. Asya’s understanding of the complex nature of the criminal justice system, from arrest up to post-conviction relief, is vital for a strong defense and makes her a great asset to the firm. Asya is also fluent in Armenian.

Mayra Sandoval

Mayra Sandoval is a Paralegal for the firm. She helps our clients through the process of the case by providing excellent paralegal and administrative support. She was born in Mexico and raised in the United States.
Mayra Sandoval developed an early interest in international relations and Philosophy. She graduated with honors from Mission College in 2012 where she received her Paralegal Studies degree. In 2016, she received her B.A. from Cal State Northridge University in Political Science and minor in Philosophy.
She has a passion for helping others and it stems from her personal experience and educational background. She has done volunteer work for Neighborhood Legal Services and the San Fernando Courthouse. She was awarded a certificate of appreciation for her service.
In addition to her years of experience as a paralegal and legal assistant, she is a Notary Public. Mayra is also bilingual in English and Spanish and can assist our clients in either language.

Call 855-770-1836 or email [email protected]


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16830 Ventura Blvd. Suite #500 Encino, CA 91436


Law Office of Shep Zebberman.

855-770-1836 | www.zebbermanlaw.com | [email protected]

16830 Ventura Blvd. Suite 500 Encino CA 91436

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