Shiva Abhari



  • University of British Columbia (B.A., Psychology and Philosophy, 2012)
  • Loyola Law School (J.D, 2017)

Bar admissions

  • State Bar of California, 2017
  • United States District Court, Central, Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of CA, 2019

Ms. Abhari joined Manning Leaver in 2019. Growing up in Vancouver, Canada, she attended the University of British Columbia and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in psychology and minor in philosophy. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School in 2017. During law school, Ms. Abhari worked pro bono as a member of the Loyola Law School Juvenile Innocence and Fair Sentencing Clinic. She also served as vice-president of the Iranian Law Students Association (ILSA).

Ms. Abhari's prior experience was primarily in civil litgation and she continues practicing in that area.

When not working, Ms. Abhari enjoys cooking, travelling, and spending time with her friends and family, which includes her beloved Maltese, Vinny.