Parviz Heshmati, Esq.
Parviz Aaron Heshmati was born in El Paso, Texas and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. Parviz received a Juris Doctorate from William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV. He founded a criminal defense law firm Heshmati & Associates in 2010.
Parviz was awarded many times for his excellence in criminal defense. He received the "Rising Star" award by Super Lawyers Magazine (2015, 2016), "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by The National Trial Lawyers Association (2013, 2015, 2016) and "10 Best by State" by American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys (2015).
When not working, Parviz enjoys playing tennis and watching old movies. His wife, also an attorney, and their two children keep him involved in a long list of other activities.
Parish Heshmati, Esq.
Parish Derrick Heshmati is the younger brother of Parviz Heshmati. He was born in El Paso, Texas and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. He received a Juris Doctorate from William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV.
Before being admitted to the bar, Parish served as a clerk for Valerie Adair Judge of the Nevada District Court. Much of his legal career has focused on criminal and personal injury law.
Parish has travelled the world and studied the law in different countries. He is bilingual in both Mandarin Chinese and English. His unique world experiences and background give Parish an incomparable point of view and a superior understanding of people and culture. Parish serves clients who are as diverse and broad as his background.
Parish firmly believes that the best way to connect with individuals and learn new skills is to have an open mind and a warm heart.
Meet the Staff
Jackie Valdez, Receptionist
You hear Jackie’s voice every time you call the office of Heshmati & Associates - she is the office receptionist who answers the phone.
Jackie was born in California and raised in Las Vegas. Previously, she worked in another Las Vegas law firm.
Jackie likes hiking, painting, and spending time with friends and family.
Jackie is a part-time undergrad. She studies criminal justice.
Cindy Guzman, Case Manager
Cindy was born in Los Angeles and moved with her family to Las Vegas. Prior to joining Heshmati & Associates, Cindy worked at another personal injury law firm in Las Vegas.
Cindy, together with Kassandra, converted all paper files for personal injury cases into the new online system, Needles Case Management. This system allows to accurately track the events, tasks, and progress of every personal injury case.
Cindy loves helping people. When she isn’t at the office, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her nieces.
Kassandra Zamora, Case Manager
Kassandra was born in San Bernardino, CA and raised in Colima, Mexico. She moved back and forth between Mexico and Las Vegas numerous times. At Heshmati & Associates Kassandra is a case manager responsible solely for personal injury cases.
Kassandra speaks fluent Spanish. Her main focus at the firm has been helping Spanish speaking clients injured in car accidents. Kassandra translated all the text for our Spanish website HALO-Abogados.com.
Kassandra is also a part-time student majoring in political science. She likes watching political debates and going to the gym. Every Thursday you can find her at Buffalo Wild Wings.
Arthur Mejia, Record Sealing
Arthur is Las Vegas native. He joined Heshmati and Associates as a legal clerk in 2015. Arthur is responsible for sealing of criminal records and managing criminal defense cases. Prior to Heshmati & Associates, Arthur worked in customer service.
Arthur is also a part-time college student. He studies accounting and general business.
Arthur loves pets. He has two dogs at home - a German Shepherd and a tiny Chihuahua.
Kiara Rosales, Case Manager
Kiara is solely dedicated to criminal defense cases. She helps both attorneys to prepare for hearings and trials, and does many other administrative tasks.
Kiara is working towards getting her bachelor's degree in criminal justice.
Kiara was born in Los Angeles and raised in Las Vegas. She worked in customer service before joining Heshmati & Associates.
In her spare time, she enjoys doing arts and crafts projects together with her daughter.
Ruby D. Rodriguez, Case Manager
Ruby handles pre-litigation personal injury claims from inception to settlement.
Ruby was born in El Paso, Texas and raised in Las Vegas. She works for different personal injury law firms since 2012.
Ruby is a proud mom of two great kids.
Her hobbies? Painting on canvases and Do-It-Yourself projects.