American Mediation

(310) 208-1111

Kayhan Shakib, Esq.

Mr. Shakib has been a member of many Bar Associations and served in different capacities including Board Member and President of Iranian American Lawyers Association.  He is currently a Board Member of Downton Los Angeles Fashion District

1988-Present: Established and managed a boutique law firm with multiple attorneys in Southern California with Northern California satellite office during some of those years.  Practice included corporate, business, and real estate transactions as well as civil litigation including several court and jury trials in the fields of business and personal injury.  



Real Estate 

  • Residential and Commercial Sales Agreements

  • Residential and Commercial Leasing, Landlord/Tenant

  • Failure to Disclose 

  • Escrows gone awry

  • Partition Actions

  • Quiet Title Actions

  • Homeowner’s Association Disputes

  • Nuisance (noise, smoke)

  • Condominiums and Cooperatives

  • Mortgages

  • Title and Boundary Disputes

  • Lien issues

  • Breach of contract



995- Present:  Managed, owned and or repositioned a good number of real estate projects, both residential and commercial including multi-tenant apartment buildings, shopping centers, industrial projects, and office buildings.

Since 2008 Mr. Shakib has reduced legal professional activities and has been concentrating more on managing his own commercial real estate portfolio as well as Performing Mediations.

  • Member Los Angeles County Bar Association

  • Member California Lawyer’s Association

  • Member Iranian American Lawyer’s Association

  • State Bar of California, 1997

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1997

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1998

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 2002




  • 1983 Bachelor of Arts, Business/Economics (Cum Laude), UCLA

  • 1986 Juris Doctor (Cum Laude), Loyola Law School

  • 1987- Present: Member in good standing of California Bar Association

  • 1985-1989:  California Real Estate Salesperson License

  • 2006-2009:  California Real Estate Broker License 


Mr. Shakib handles mediations both in person and online.

“With mediation, you can control the outcome.” 

“If both sides hate it, it’s a good deal.”

“If you can live with it, it’s a good compromise.”