Amir M. Shoar is an Associate at Tyson & Mendes’ San Diego office. His practice primarily focuses on civil litigation, including products liability and personal injury defense.
Mr. Shoar’s experience includes drafting arguments for products liability claims arising under the California Legal Remedies Act and Unfair Competition Law. He has diversified his legal experience by working alongside attorneys across a spectrum of practice specialties including personal injury, property law, and criminal law. Most notably, he completed an externship under the guidance of the Honorable Judge Joel M. Pressman (Ret.).
Mr. Shoar graduated with honors from the University of San Diego, Warren School of Law in 2018, earning his J.D. with concentration in Civil Litigation. During law school, he was invited to compete in the San Diego Defense Lawyers national mock trial tournament, in which he placed second, earning the David S. Casey Trial Advocacy Scholarship. He is also an honors graduate from the University of California, San Diego, earning his B.A. in communication with an emphasis in constitutional law. Prior to attending the Warren School of Law, Mr. Shoar worked in the biomedical devices industry, working closely with the Food and Drug Administration on a variety of regulatory matters.
Outside the practice of law, Mr. Shoar enjoys traveling and spending time at the beach with his dog, Zeus.
In T-Mobile USA Inc. v. Selective Insurance Company of America, 908 F.3d 581 (9th Cir. 2018), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit certified the following question to the Washington Supreme Court: