Sevanna Hartonians moved to Southern California at the age of five and grew up in Los Angeles. She attended California State University, Northridge, where she double majored in Finance and Business Law. Sevanna attended Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2013.
Sevanna joined Ajalat, Polley, Ayoob & Matarese as an associate in 2015. Her practice focuses solely on California State & Local Tax matters.
Prior to joining APAM, Sevanna worked for a plaintiff’s side litigation law firm where she gained experience in a number of practice areas, including construction defect, wage and hour, and consumer class action cases. During law school she was a judicial extern for the Honorable Candace J. Beason at the Los Angeles Superior Court and was a mediator/conciliator for Loyola Law School’s Center for Conflict Resolution.
Sevanna is a member of the taxation sections of the Beverly Hills Bar and Los Angeles County Bar Associations. She is also a member of the taxation and trusts and estates sections of the State Bar of California.
Sevanna enjoys going to the beach, hiking and traveling, and is fluent in Armenian.
- Property Tax
- Sales & Use Tax
- City Business Tax
- Documentary Transfer Tax
- Franchise Tax
- J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 2013
- B.S., Finance and Business Administration with Business Law Option, California State University, Northridge, 2009