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Malalai Farooqi

Attorney Malalai Farooqi was fortunate to discover her passion for criminal law early in life.

Ms. Farooqi graduated from the University of California Irvine with a bachelor's degree in Criminology, Law and Society. She continued to pursue her passion by accepting a scholarship to attend the University of La Verne College of Law and graduated in the top 5% of her class in 2012. While in school, Ms. Farooqi was selected to be the Chief Executive Editor for the University of La Verne Law Review and spearheaded a nationally recognized landmark Section 1983 Civil Rights Symposium, highlighting new defenses and developments in civil rights litigation.

Since joining the California Bar, Ms. Farooqi quickly built a sterling reputation as a strong criminal defense attorney. In a short amount of time, she developed a proven track record of successfully dismissing and reducing her clients' charges. She is dedicated to her clients and works tirelessly to ensure they receive a fair trial. She has helped hundreds of clients fight their criminal cases including but not limited to: murder, drug charges, DUI, vehicular manslaughter, domestic violence, sexual offenses, juvenile cases, theft and larceny, fraud, weapons and gun charges, probation violations, and, white collar crimes.

Education & Bar Admissions

Malalai Farooqi earned her bachelor's degree in Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California Irvine and her law degree at University of La Verne College of Law.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California, 2012

 Education

  • J.D., University of La Verne College of Law, 2012
    Chief Executive Editor, University of La Verne Law Review
  • B.A., University of California, Irvine, 2007

 Publications

  • The Collateral Imprisonment of Afghan Children: An Obstacle To Building The Afghan State.
    32 U. La Verne L. Rev. 329

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