Yara Karmalawy joined our firm in March 2021. Her civil litigation practice focuses primarily on premises liability, auto-UM, insurance defense and personal injury.
Ms. Karmalawy received her Juris Doctorate from Golden Gate University Law School in 2019. Prior to attending law school, she received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Legal Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2013.
Ms. Karmalawy is admitted to practice in all California state courts.
Ms. Karmalawy has resided in the Bay Area since she was five years old. In her free time, Ms. Karmalawy enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, and snorkeling. She is fluent in Arabic and has professional working proficiency in Spanish.
- Dean’s Merit Scholarship, Golden Gate University School of Law, 2016-2019
- CALI Award, Evidence, Golden Gate University, School of Law, 2019