Narvid Scott LLP, a San Fernando Valley law firm, traces its roots to a firm called Michael Narvid, which was founded in 1984. Over the ensuing decades, our firm went through several transformations, including the addition of Michael B. Scott as a partner in 1988.
Today, our San Fernando Valley law firm has offices in Los Angeles and Encino, and is made up of five attorneys. The majority of our attorneys have 30+ years experience each, and a strong support staff. We offer a unique blend of the expertise and sophistication of large firm experience but delivered on a small firm basis, permitting greater flexibility and responsiveness to serve our clients’ – personal and business legal needs. Our firm maintains an AV Martindale-Hubbell rating – the highest rating bestowed by Martindale-Hubbell.
Our attorneys have distinguished themselves as authors, lecturers, and instructors and are among select lawyers listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers and Super Lawyers, recognized for professional excellence and the highest standards of conduct, ethics, reliability, and diligence. Choosing the right attorney can be a challenge, however, Narvid Scott removes the uncertainty of making the correct choice because our firm and counsel are recognized as being in the top one half of one percent and the top five percent of lawyers in Los Angeles and across the country.
The “AV Preeminent” rating held by our firm and my Michael B. Scott and Michael J. Narvid individually is awarded to only approximately five percent of attorneys and is the highest rating offered by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. The AV Preeminent rating is awarded by other lawyers and judges who have personal knowledge of the abilities of the rated lawyer. The process is anonymous and Martindale-Hubbell selects the lawyers and judges who make the peer review. Only those lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional abilities are awarded this honor by their legal and judicial peers.
In 2015, both Michael B. Scott and Michael J. Narvid were recognized as Southern California’s Top AV Rated Lawyers of 2015. The AV rating is established by Martindale-Hubbell, a distinguished company that has long set the standard for legal ratings.
Southern California’s Top Rated Lawyers of 2015, is a publication featuring legal talent from the lower half of the Golden State. Distributed in 2015 to all subscribers of the LA Times, it is available online, Legal Leaders. Only lawyers who have achieved the peer reviewed rating of AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell are featured in the publication.
Additionally, both Michael J. Narvid and Michael B. Scott were also recognized as Super Lawyer for 2016, a separate legal rating awarded to less than one half of one percent of attorneys. Super Lawyers rates lawyers who have attained the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. You can view Michael B. Scott’s online Super Lawyers biography at SuperLawyers.com and Michael J. Narvid online Super Lawyers biography at SuperLawyers.com.
Our partners have over 30 years legal experience each developing cost-effective, creative, and realistic solutions for the most demanding real estate, corporate and estate planning transactions, Michael J. Narvid and Michael B. Scott, as well as the other Narvid Scott lawyers provide comprehensive and exemplary legal representation
We built our success on delivering excellent legal services and are strongly committed to maintaining long-term client relationships. The volume of case referrals we receive is a mark of our firm’s integrity and respect among peers, the judiciary, and our clients. Our breadth of experience and knowledge permits Narvid Scott to represent individuals and businesses, including serving as business and corporate counsel for companies of all sizes, including those with sales approaching $300 million per year. Because of our size and flexibility, however, our smaller companies and individuals and entrepreneur clients benefit from the same expertise we provide to major businesses and companies.
Utilizing the latest technology in case management, document handling, accounting, computers, and leading edge software, we are equipped to compete effectively with any law firm, large or small. Our attorneys and staff have the ability to access their work stations and document storage, retrieval and transmission safely and securely from anywhere in the world with internet access. Our clients appreciate the extensive resources and varied talents found at our firm, and value our attorney’s individual attention to our clients and our record of positive results. Our clients often compliment us on our immediately responsiveness and willingness to provide emergency legal service even when out of the office.
As members and officers of numerous political, professional, charitable and civic organizations, our attorneys regularly contribute to the communities in which we live and work. Our attorneys regularly lecture at the local universities, including UCLA, and to other professionals, including attorneys and CPAs.
Additionally, we strive to maintain a green workplace and law practice, utilizing recyclable products and procedures wherever possible. We seek to reduce the use of paper products by digitizing documents and relying upon digital legal research platforms, permitting us to maintain contact with our clients and their matters as required even when out of our office.