Arthur Minasyan graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2015, earning his B.A. in Philosophy with a minor in Spanish. During his undergraduate years, Mr. Minasyan also earned his translator’s certificate in the Russian language.
Three years later, Mr. Minasyan obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Santa Clara University School of Law. During law school, Mr. Minasyan participated in three Honors Moot Court Competitions, including the ABA Negotiation Competition and the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition held at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. During this time, Mr. Minasyan also became a Certified Information Privacy Professional in European law.
His legal work experience during school includes areas of bankruptcy, real estate, immigration, criminal law, and general civil litigation. After graduation, Mr. Minasyan served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Socrates P. Manoukian. Shortly thereafter, Mr. Minasyan began working at Cholakian & Associates as a law clerk, and, upon passing the California bar exam in November 2018, undertook an Associate Attorney position. He is currently a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco, the Armenian Bar Association, and the International Association of Privacy Professionals.