Evan T. Chavez

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Associate Attorney

(626) 568-9300 ext. 112

Evan Chavez is an Associate Attorney at KJMLAW Partners. He is part of the litigation team handling various matters in probate, trusts, and family law. The litigation team advocates and defends petitioners, objectors, creditors, and trustees in probate proceedings, conservatorships, and custody matters.

Prior to joining KJMLAW Partners, Evan worked in Civil Rights and Employment Litigation with the Bohm Law Group in Marina Del Rey where he handled all stages of litigation and as a Trademark Examining Attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He has also earned certificates in mediation, arbitration, and dispute resolution from the Humboldt University of Berlin.

Before entering the legal field, Evan wrote articles for a 3D printing news website and taught English at Verbum Dei Jesuit High School in Los Angeles after earning his Bachelor Degree in English from the University of California, Irvine and Master of Fine Arts at the California Institute of the Arts. He is a current member of the Verbum Dei Jesuit Corporate Work Study Program Jobs Committee connecting high school students in Watts with corporate work experience.

Evan received his Juris Doctor at Tulane University. During his studies, he served as president for the Tulane Entertainment and Arts Law Society, Tulane Intellectual Property Society, Tulane Latinx Law Student Association, and Student Federal Bar Association. He also was a member of the Inns of Court, Tulane Chapter, Phi Alpha Delta and was a Senior Notes & Comments Editor for the Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property.

While in law school, Evan developed his passion for advocacy working with the Ella Project providing pro bono legal aid for local artists and businesses supporting the cultural community in New Orleans and with Louisiana Fair Housing Action Center focusing on landlord-tenant and federal law. In addition, he worked with Tulane’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program and the Civil Rights Clinic as a student-attorney. Also, he interned with the Office of Policy and International Affairs at the United States Patent and Trademark Office developing white papers based on international intellectual property policies and trade practices focused on third-party counterfeit liability. Prior to graduation, he was a judicial intern with the Honorable Gregory Alarcon at the Los Angeles Superior Court.

Evan lives in Northridge and enjoys musicals, art galleries, and playing rugby while his body still allows it despite his wife’s concern. He also is fond of painting, writing, leisure reading, and traveling in his free time.