Karine Karadjian graduated from University of California, Los Angeles in 2008 with a B.A. in History and International Development Studies. In 2011, she received her J.D. and M.D.R. from Pepperdine University School of Law, where she served as Vice President for the Armenian Law Student Association and as Philanthropy Chair for the Women’s Legal Association. Ms. Karadjian’s practice currently focuses on consumer bankruptcy (Chapter 7 and Chapter 13), debt settlement, and immigration.
Karine’s interest in bankruptcy law developed during her second year of law school when she served as an extern for the Honorable Kathleen Thompson and the Honorable Geraldine Mund at the Central District of California Bankruptcy Court in Woodland Hills. She went on to work with Public Counsel’s Debtor Assistance Project, which assists low-income individuals with bankruptcy-related issues. She then went on to work at Wadhwani & Shanfeld, where she managed the post-filing Chapter 13 department.
During her spare time, Karine likes exploring hiking trails with her dog Sheldon. She also loves traveling and sightseeing. Karine is fluent in Armenian and Russian and enjoys reading Russian literature.