For state and federal criminal defense, there are few attorneys in the area with the reputation for success of Mike Petikyan. Also an accomplished civil litigator, Mr. Petiykyan is a Loyola Law School graduate and a past member of the Civil Litigation Advocacy Concentration.
Mike Petikyan displayed a passion for criminal law from the early stages of his legal career, clerking for the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office and the L.A. District Attorney’s Major Crimes Unit. This background provided him with extensive experience, knowledge, and a wealth of resources that he’s able to draw on when representing his clients. He is highly regarded by prosecutors and judges in the Los Angeles criminal justice system, and those relationships better enable him to serve his clients.
Prior to becoming a founding member at the YMPK Law Group, Mike Petikyan litigated cases at the highly respected personal injury firm of Dewitt Algorri & Algorri, where he used his legal acumen and tenacious spirit to fight insurers on behalf of accident victims. Now, he uses that same determination to protect the rights of the accused as well as those of injured accident victims.
Mr. Petikyan is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Armenian Bar Association, and Consumer Attorney’s Association of Los Angeles.