Arthur Khachatourians is an experienced defense attorney who represents clients in complex criminal and civil matters arising from governmental investigations, grand jury indictments, and corporate internal investigations. He has successfully represented business entities and individuals in cases alleging wrongful death, wrongful termination, elder abuse and neglect, sexual harassment, murder, manslaughter, battery, assault, and unfair business practice lawsuits. He has successfully conducted jury trials and bench trials and has settled multi-million dollar lawsuits for a waiver a costs (no payment).
Mr. Khachatourians has also obtained not guilty verdicts on Medi-Cal fraud and falsification of medical records, voluntary manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter and dismissal of charges for elder abuse and neglect arising from incidents’ in a hospital or nursing home. Mr. Khachatourians has extensive experience in representing clients who are under investigation or prosecution by the Attorney General’s Office of Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse and the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office. He is routinely active throughout the various courthouses in Southern California and has experience in media relations in high profile cases.
Mr. Khachatourians graduated from UCLA in 1997 with a Bachelor’s degree in History and received his Juris Doctorate degree from Southwestern University School of Law in 2003. He is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Criminal Courts Bar Association, and the Beverly Hills Bar Association where he served as the Chairman for the Criminal Law Section. Mr. Khachatourians is also an adjunct professor at Glendale Community College where he teaches Business Law. Since 2003, he has been teaching business and litigation concepts at the College; many of his students are now attorneys and realtors throughout various communities in Southern California and routinely seek his advice on legal and business matters.
Mr. Khachatourians has taught educational seminars on the latest legal trends and issues on the following matters: Sexual Harassment Training for Supervisor; Nursing Home Training on Reporting Responsibilities for Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse; Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Requirements by Mandated Reporters; Nursing Home Requirements for Theft and Loss; Hospital Staff Training on Preventing, Recognizing and Reporting Requirements of Abuse; Representing Clients Arrested for Domestic Violence; Sex, Violence, and the 5th Amendment; Representing clients facing Criminal Charges and a Simultaneous Civil Lawsuit; and Fundamentals of a Criminal Case (Arraignment through Sentencing).
Attorney of Counsel
Mr. Liskey received a BA degree from Michigan State University (1993) and a JD from University of California, Hastings College of Law (1998). He is an experienced trial attorney having successfully represented clients in both state and federal court. He has prevailed for his clients in jury trials, as well as in matters tried to the bench. He has recovered millions upon millions of dollars for his plaintiff clients, and has also defended clients and in turn prevented them from having to pay out tens of millions of dollars. Mr. Liskey has significant experience in representing clients through business transactions as well as business-related litigation. He also has expertise in health care law focusing on skilled nursing facilities.