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Khavari & Moghadassi Firm Profile

Khavari & Moghadassi (K&M) was founded by Rod Khavari and Farid Moghadassi with the goal or providing “client oriented services.” We recognize how unique legal problems can be, as varied as the needs of our clients, who come to us in a time of difficulty and often great stress. We are driven to provide effective, competent, and extremely efficient representation to assist our clients reach their goals and move forward in their personal and professional lives. By virtue of our broad and extensive practice experience, we at K&M are able offer a unique combination of strategic advice and sophisticated services.

A little about the partners

After law school, Rod and Farid were associates at a large law firm located in Richardson, Texas. After a few short years, each became head of a department, Farid eventually taking over as lead attorney in the Criminal and Family Departments and Rod leading the Business, Civil and Immigration matters at the firm. The intensive nature of their work at the firm gave Rod and Farid the kind of training and experience that has enabled them to build K&M, develop and expand their vision of “client-oriented service” and provide the kind of quality and dedication and loyalty that people need during times of legal difficulty and crisis.

Today, Rod Khavari & Farid Moghadassi’s Dallas law firm provides provides representation in the areas of:

Practice Areas

Law Services

Personal Injury and Motor Vehicle

Suffering a personal injury can be devastating for the person injured

Immigration

We understand and appreciate the difficulties associated

Family Law

Whether you are contemplating a divorce or an annulment

Criminal Defense

We are here to give you the support you need and provide you

Civil

K&M is a law firm founded by two Dallas civil litigation attorneys

Accidents

We can help you with your Accidents issues.

Our Expert Team

Meet our Attorneys

Rod B. Khavari, Shareholder
Civil, Business, and Immigration Law
Farid Moghadassi, Shareholder
Family & Civil Law
Mai Nguyen, Associate
Criminal & Civil Law

Christian Havens, Associate
Personal Injury & Business Law
Sidney Stubbs, Associate
Family, Child Protection Law
Immigration, Civil & Business Law
Rod B. Khavari
Civil, Business, and Immigration

Immigration, Civil & Business Law

Rod B. Khavari is a shareholder and founder of Khavari & Moghadassi, Attorneys at Law (K&M). He is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas. His practice focuses on civil and business law, including business formation and contracts, transactional work, immigration, and personal injury. With a strong belief in being proactive, he is dedicated to helping his clients foresee legal matters before they arise and taking steps to resolve legal issues quickly and effectively.

J.D., University of Tulsa, College of Law

B.A., Texas Tech University, Rawls College of Business

Bar Admissions and Professional Licenses: Texas

Professional Associations and Memberships

State Bar of Texas

American Bar Association

American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Business Networking International (BNI)

Languages

Farsi

Contact

Immigration, Civil & Business Law

Farid Moghadassi is a shareholder and founder of Khavari & Moghadassi, Attorneys at Law (K&M). He is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas. His practice focuses mainly on litigation, specifically: Criminal, Civil, and Family law cases, including divorce law and child custody. His goal is to provide dedicated, individualized services for each client and making sure that clients feel informed and up to date about their matters as they progress. He balances that with a focus on bringing matters to successful, positive conclusions for clients in a timely and efficient manner

J.D., University of Colorado, School of Law

B.A., Southern Methodist University, Cum Laude

Bar Admissions and Professional Licenses: Texas

Professional Associations and Memberships

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association

Young Professionals of Plano

Dallas County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Denton Defense Lawyers Association

Languages

Spanish

French

Farsi

Contact

Farid Moghadassi
Farid Moghadassi
Family & Civil Law
Mai Nguyen
Mai Nguyen
Criminal & Civil Law

Criminal & Civil Law

Mai Nguyen is an experienced attorney dedicated to fighting on behalf of her clients and is committed to ensuring the best possible outcome for each and every client.

Mai is licensed in the State of Texas and the Northern District of Texas.  Her areas of practice include personal injury, civil litigation, and her true passion—criminal defense. As a criminal defense attorney, Mai has extensive experience in successful jury trials and negotiating favorable plea deals. Mai is able to obtain these results because she truly believes every client is innocent until otherwise proven guilty. Mai also understands that everyone makes mistakes and are often victims of circumstance, which is why she loves practicing criminal defense and zealously advocating for her clients.

Before becoming an attorney, Mai attended Baylor University where she was part of organizations such as Phi Alpha Delta and Sigma Tau Delta.  Mai graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in Political Science.  After attending Baylor University, Mai earned her law degree in 2011 from Texas A&M University School of Law and received her license in November of 2011.  While in law school, Mai completed internships with the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office and a boutique civil law firm.

In her free time, Mai enjoys staying active by running and riding her Peloton, cooking, reading, and spending time with loved ones and her adorable Yorkie, Tory.

J.D., Texas A&M University School of Law f/k/a Texas Wesleyan University School of Law

B.A., Baylor University

Bar Admissions and Professional Licenses: Texas

Professional Associations and Memberships

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Languages

Vietnamese

Christian Havens is an attorney at Khavari & Moghadassi, Attorneys at Law, PLLC. As a dedicated advocate for his clients and broader community, Christian’s professional and personal philosophy centers around using his expertise and practical skills to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others.

Christian is licensed in the State of Texas, and his practice is focused primarily on commercial litigation, civil rights, and personal injury clients. As a civil litigator, Christian represents a diverse array of clients, including small businesses, consumers, victims of police brutality/misconduct, and individuals involved in motor vehicle accidents. 

Christian completed law school at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 2020. Prior to law school, he graduated magna cum laude from the University of Texas at Arlington with a degree in Political Science. While at SMU, he participated in the Business Law Leadership Program and volunteered for the Vansickle Family Law Clinic.

As a former political consultant, Christian feels strongly about civic engagement and giving back to his community. Currently, he is proud to be a pro bono volunteer with the Dallas Evictions Advocacy Center, representing clients facing eviction, and was named Volunteer of the Month for March 2022. Christian also co-founded CitizenTex, a nonprofit whose mission is to increase civic and electoral engagement through political education, voter registration, and community organizing.

In his free time, Christian enjoys hiking, Peloton-ing, researching the best food options in Dallas, reading historical and political nonfiction, and maximizing quality time spent with his two cats, Louis (named after Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis) and Stacy (named after a short-lived character in the sitcom The Office).

Christian

Personal Injury & Business Law

Christian Havens
Personal Injury & Business Law
Sidney
Sidney Stubbs
Family Law

Family Law

Sidney Stubbs is an Associate Attorney at Khavari & Moghadassi, Attorneys at Law (K&M). She is licensed to practice in the State of Texas. She has a background in family law and experience in other areas of the law such as criminal defense. While attending Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Sidney worked as a Student Attorney in the area of family law, and law clerked for various criminal Judges. Sidney’s work ethic, her dedication, and compassion for her clients has helped her create an environment where her clients can feel respected, safe, and where their voices are heard. Her goal is to provide quality service and get the best results possible for all of her clients.

Outside of the office, Ms. Stubbs enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, and traveling. She also stays active in her community by serving at her church, Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship.

J.D., Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern University, Law Journal, Dean’s List, & Student Ambassador

B.A., Abilene Christian University, Cum Laude

Bar Admissions and Professional Licenses: Texas

Professional Associations and Memberships

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Languages

Family Law

Child Protection Law

Women and Law and Criminal Justice