Samuel Dordulian is a highly-regarded litigator in the Southern California area with over 26 years of legal experience. Mr. Dordulian is the president and owner of Dordulian Law Group, a full-service sexual assault and personal injury firm based on Glendale, California. His practice specializes in sex crimes and all personal injury law subsets (car accidents, wrongful death, product liability, slip and falls, dog bites, etc.). Mr. Dordulian has conducted over 100 jury trials and maintained a winning record of over 98%. Since the inception of Dordulian Law Group in 2008, he has successfully obtained over $100,000,000.00 in settlements and verdicts for clients who have been victimized by the system.
Previously, as a Deputy District Attorney for Los Angeles County, Mr. Dordulian worked as a sex crimes prosecutor. While prosecuting sex offenders, Mr. Dordulian successfully obtained life sentences against some of the state’s most heinous criminals. In his more than two decades of service, Samuel Dordulian has passionately convicted numerous pedophiles, stalkers, arsonists, and murderers. From his time serving as a prosecutor – protecting the rights of crime victims – to currently protecting the rights of sexual assault survivors and injured plaintiffs, Mr. Dordulian has dedicated his life to making a significant difference in the lives of his clients.
After leaving the D.A.’s office, Mr. Dordulian went on to practice personal injury law and represent survivors of sexual abuse. Transferring his expertise as a criminal litigator to fighting for justice in civil court on behalf of sexual abuse survivors and personal injury victims was a natural and easy transition. Practicing in the sexual assault and personal injury arenas has provided Mr. Dordulian with the opportunity to assist the most vulnerable and victimized of clients.
Mr. Dordulian serves as a member of the National Leadership Council for RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence nonprofit organization. In developing Dordulian Law Group to be one of the nation’s leading sexual assault firms, he implemented a four-tiered team of sex crimes professionals (the SAJE Team – Sexual Assault Justice Experts) which offers survivor clients a unique, all-encompassing, and 24/7 resource network comprised of an in-house clinical therapist, a retired L.A.P.D. detective, and a victim advocate.
Mr. Dordulian has helped countless sexual assault survivors and personal injury victims obtain justice in the form of maximized, multi-million dollar damages awards. Some of the recent and notable case victories secured by Mr. Dordulian on behalf of clients include:
· $2,250,000.00 settlement for a rideshare rape survivor
· $2,000,000.00 settlement for a childhood sexual abuse survivor
· $1,800,000.00 settlement for a rape survivor
· $3,250,000.00 premises liability settlement for a spinal cord injury victim
· $1,250,000.00 settlement for a motorcycle accident injury victim
Mr. Dordulian earned his Juris Doctorate at Lewis & Clark, Northwestern School of Law in Portland, Oregon, and earned his Bachelor of Business Administration at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. In addition to outstanding grades in Law School, he won 1st place Oralist, two years in a row, in the Jessup International Moot Court Competition. He also went on to win the American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law, Moot Court, and Jessup International Moot Court, which signifies the student with the highest grade placement. Being able to protect those who have been sexually abused or injured drives Mr. Dordulian's quest for success. Bringing his years of aggressive litigation experience to bear on perpetrators of sexual assault, negligent defendants, and powerful insurance companies has been a proven recipe for success for those who have been abused, injured, and ignored by the system.