Individual and Small Business Defense

Shamika K. Bains, Esq.


Shamika K. Bains is a Partner at Cholakian & Associates.  Her practice focuses on a wide variety of civil litigation matters including cases involving product liability, catastrophic personal injury losses, wrongful death, premises liability, motor vehicle negligence, and intentional torts. She has also significant experience in cases involving breach of contract, toxic tort and all manner of wrongful death cases. Ms. Bains actively participates and is responsible for every aspect of her civil litigation cases from initial claim analysis to conclusion.


Ms. Bains received her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California in International Relations and her Juris Doctor from The University of West Los Angeles Law School. While in law school, Ms. Bains was a member of Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity, and received the Witkin Award for Excellence in Civil Procedure.