Raffi received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California in Irvine. While at the University of California In Irvine, he was placed on the Dean's List. He received his Juris Doctorate from Southwestern School of Law. During law school, Raffi clerked at a civil law firm where he gained experience in all phases of litigation
Since being admitted to the California State Bar, Mr. Zargarian has solely practiced workers’ compensation defense. Exceptional communication and quick responsiveness make Raffi a go-to for legal advice amongst his clients and colleagues. Raffi’s outside the box thinking and superior negotiation skills often lead to mitigated exposure and preemptive settlements for his clients.
Raff’s knowledge on case law, MPN regulations, and the Labor Code effectively help him navigate cases from inception to resolution. He has gained significant experience in appearing at hearings at various Southern California WCABs, including litigating case-in-chief claims and AOE/COE trials.
Raffi has worked with various employers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators, including public entities that have provided him a full understanding of LC 4850 along with other municipality specific regulations and Labor Codes.
During his spare time, Raffi likes to read and spend time with his wife and kids.