Sara Y. Showkatian
Mortgage Attorney

Sara Y. Showkatian, Associate

Call: (949) 535-1119

Fax: (949) 396-0942
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Biography

Sara is a California licensed attorney with a real estate and mortgage background.  Prior to joining Doss Law LLP, she practiced as a litigator, provided compliance counsel, and delivered legal advice to businesses in the area of employment law.  With a growing interest in real estate, mortgages and investing, she later decided to reposition her focus to real estate finance law. She holds a Real Estate License with the Department of Real Estate (“DRE”) and a Mortgage Loan Originator License with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (“NMLS”).

She understands the importance of detail and care when it comes to representing her clients.  She is a focused, diligent, and conscientious attorney who brings a unique set of skills to Doss Law, LLP.

BAR ADMISSION

Admitted to the California State Bar, November 2017
Bar Number: 316949

Admitted to the United States District Court, Central District of California

Admitted to the United States District Court, Southern District of California

OTHER LICENSES

Real Estate Salesperson
DRE# 02144730

Mortgage Loan Originator
NMLS# 2101701

EDUCATION

Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, CA
Juris Doctor, May 2016
Recipient, Wildman Schumacher Scholarship, 2013-2016
Co-Founder and Treasurer, South Asian Law Students Association, 2015-2016

University of California, Riverside, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, March 2013
Dean’s List: 2009-2011
Recorder, Tau Sigma National Honors Society 2011-2012

EXPERIENCE

NEXA Mortgage, Chandler, AZ
Independent Mortgage Loan Originator, July 2021 – Present

  • Interview clients, collect financial information, evaluate creditworthiness and eligibility
    for obtaining a mortgage loan, guide clients through mortgage loan options, prepare and
    submit mortgage loan applications, ensure compliance with national and local financial
    rules as well as privacy laws, research new mortgage loan policies

Parker Stanbury, LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Attorney, September 2019 – Present

  • Provide legal and strategic advice and counseling on general employment law matters
    and HR best practices, including workplace policies and procedures, performance
    management, compensation and benefits, human resources issues, internal investigations,
    worker classification, accommodations, terminations, leaves of absence, recruiting and
    hiring
  • Draft and review/revise policies, procedures and handbooks related to employment and
    compensation matters
  • Negotiate, review and draft employment/HR related agreements
  • Manage and negotiate pre-litigation matters

Law Office of Richard Bunt, Los Angeles, CA
Attorney, January 2018 – September 2019

  • Managed case load of up to 25 cases at a time in both state and federal court; performed
    all aspects of litigation, including a thorough review of the client file, attended court
    appearances, drafted complaints, propounded and responded to discovery, drafted meet
    and confer on discovery, took and defended depositions, drafted motions, negotiated
    settlements, and prepared for trial.

Abramson Labor Group, Los Angeles, CA
Attorney, August 2017- January 2018

  • Managed cases in litigation; drafted complaints; propounded and responded to discovery;
    drafted meet and confers regarding deficient discovery responses; drafted discovery
    motions; served notices of deposition; attended depositions; summarized and indexed
    deposition transcripts; prepared trial binders and exhibits.
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300 Spectrum Center Drive, Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92618