Attorney Shirin Asgari has a broad spectrum legal experience and has handled matters in family law, criminal law, business law, and national security law. Shirin focuses on family law matters and is a strong advocate for the rights of her clients. She dedicates time and attention to the needs of each client and the unique circumstances their case presents. Shirin has successfully represented clients in a wide range of family law proceedings including divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, property and asset division, and domestic violence. Prior to joining Griffith, Young, & Lass, Shirin worked as an associate at one of the largest family law firms in North County San Diego.
Shirin studied law at The University of San Diego School of Law and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy with an Emphasis in Political Science from San Diego State University. During law school, Shirin interned at the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, where she assisted with the drafting and filing of restraining orders and highly contested child custody and visitation matters, with the Office of the Family Law Facilitator, where she gained insight into the inner workings of the Family Court system, and as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Tamila E. Ipema.
Shirin is active in the legal community and is a member of the American Bar Association, the San Diego County Bar Association, the Iranian American Bar Association, and the Lawyers Club of San Diego. Shirin is a San Diego native and is fluent in Farsi. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending quality time with family and friends.
Shirin Asgari also practices estate planning and administration including probate. She counsels individuals, families, and business owners in the creation of trusts, wills, financial and health care powers of attorney, guardianships, and conservatorships.