History

Since its inception, JS Abrams Law has protected the rights of individuals and businesses in a wide range of legal matters, from drafting and reviewing contracts to litigating wage disputes, discrimination suits and other employment related matters all throughout the State of California and in federal court. We will stand by you because employment law is what we do. We are prepared to demonstrate to you how our concentration on this area of the law can help.

We are available to assist our clients all across California, stretching all the way north as Sacramento and south as San Diego, with an employment law matter. Email us at contact@jsalaw.com to speak with an experienced California employment attorney. We speak Spanish as well. Se habla Español.

We work with individual workers as well as employers. All parties have rights. Whether you are a citizen, resident, undocumented worker, or the owner of a new or existing business, we can help.

OUR ATTORNEYS

Experienced lawyers & experts

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Founder, Attorney

Jasmine Abrams

Jasmine S. Abrams is the founder and owner of J.S. Abrams Law, P.C., which she launched in 2015.

Jasmine graduated from the University of California Irvine with a Bachelors in Social Ecology with honors and received her Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School. She was licensed to practice law in California in 2011 and has been practicing law for her entire career.

Shortly after her admission to the California State Bar, Jasmine accepted an in-house counsel position at Vision Films, Inc., an independent film and television distribution company. As the sole attorney in the company, Jasmine negotiated and drafted all worldwide license agreements, sales agency agreements with producers, provided a chain of title, and arbitrated against foreign clients for breach of contract claims. Jasmine has long since turned the focus of her practice on Employment Law, Wage and Hour Law claims, and more recently on Estate Planning and Elder Law. She has successfully represented clients on both sides of disputes; representing both employees and employers. Jasmine is motivated by providing her clients with swift results. Jasmine represents employees who have been mistreated and wrongfully discriminated against and terminated in the workplace or been accused of the same.

Jasmine speaks Farsi, Hebrew, and conversational Spanish.

Awards:

  • SuperLawyers – Rising Star (2019)
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Senior Trial Attorney

Navid Kanani

Navid is a Senior Trial Attorney at JS Abrams Law.

Navid attended undergraduate studies in Toronto, Canada, and went on to graduate from Southwestern Law School’s accelerated two-year J.D. program. Since then, Navid has written articles, spoken and presented at events on employment law matters. He has also made appearances on several talk radio shows.

Navid has extensive litigation experience, starting from his admittance into the California State Bar. He has worked in top-rated law firms since becoming an attorney.  Navid handles all employment litigation matters, including wrongful termination and wage and hour claims. Additionally, Navid is well versed in personal injury, estate planning, and wills and trusts related matters.

He has litigated and tried a vast array of cases and he has represented hundreds of clients in almost every county in California. His efforts have resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars won for his clients.

Navid speaks Farsi, and enjoys represents the Iranian community here in California.

Awards:

  • SuperLawyers – Rising Star (2016-2021)
  • National Trial Lawyers – Top 40 under 40 (2019-2021)
  • Martindale-Hubbell – AV Preeminent Rated (2020-2021)
  • Lawyers of Distinction – Top Labor Attorney (2018-2021)
  • Avvo – Clients’ Choice Award (2018-2021)
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Associate Attorney

Leona Kiwan

Leona graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a degree in Gender Studies. Leona went on to receive her law degree from Southwestern Law School, where she graduated with honors from the prestigious accelerated two-year JD program.  While in law school, Leona worked at the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, conducting preliminary hearings, drafting motions, and attending trials.

She also worked at the law firm Selarz & Sarbaz, LLP, where she continued with drafting legal pleadings and motions.  Prior to joining JS Abrams Law, Leona worked at Reisner & King, LLP and LightGabler, two very prominent employment law firms, where she handled a variety of employment-related litigation matters, first representing employees then representing employers in disputes.  Her knowledge of the inner workings of defense firms gives her unique insight into valuing and litigating employment law cases.

She has handled hundreds of employment law cases, and she has won millions of dollars for her clients.

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PARALEGAL

Veronica Guerra

Veronica is a case manager at JS Abrams Law, and she works in our employment, personal injury and elder abuse divisions. She is a graduate of the LA Valley College Paralegal certificate program. Prior to becoming a certified paralegal, Veronica graduated from Cal State Northridge, where she received her bachelor’s degree in political science. She joined JS Abrams after years of working at a probate/civil litigation law firm. She is a native of the San Fernando Valley, the home of our firm’s headquarters. She is also a licensed notary.

Through her devotion, compassion, gained as an enrichment teacher to children, Veronica has successfully helped hundreds of people during the most difficult times in their lives. She is fluent Spanish speaker, and regularly makes herself available to clients at night or on the weekends. In her spare time, Erica enjoys traveling with her husband. Veronica plans to go to law school in the future to better help our statewide clientele.

Education
LA Valley College Paralegal Certificate Program
California State University, Northridge
B.A., Political Science

Paralegal and Case Manager

Carol Renteria

Carol is a Certified Paralegal and Case Manager at JS Abrams Law. She graduated from University of California, San Diego with a degree in Political Science with a minor in History. Upon receiving her Bachelors’ degree, Carol interned at Public Counsel’s Guardianship Clinic, providing pro bono assistance to the community.

Carol’s passion for a career in law was affirmed in her role as a Legal Assistant at Jacoby & Meyers, one of the most established personal injury firms in the United States. She is passionate about assisting her clients in their employment-related issues and estate planning needs.  Carol is fluent in Spanish and loves to spend her free time with her energetic puppy and attending concerts.

Case Coordinator

Linda Quezada

Linda is a Case Coordinator at JS Abrams Law. She graduated from University of California, Los Angeles with a degree in Political Science with a concentration on International Relations. Upon obtaining her Bachelors’ Degree, Linda maintained her Bruin pride while working for UCLA Athletics.

She turned her eye onto the law in 2018 where she worked for a top legal support agency providing stellar legal support services for law firms. Since joining JS Abrams Law, Linda has provided compassionate and unparalleled service to several hundreds of potential and existing clientele.

Linda is fluent in Spanish and speaks conversational level German. Linda plans on furthering her legal experience and education.  In her free time, she enjoys exploring the city and watching movies and the latest tv-show series.

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