Associate, Irvine Office
Shayda graduated from Loyola Marymount University with honors in 2011, receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Women’s Studies. She went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in 2014. During law school, Shayda volunteered at the Legal Aid Foundation providing pro bono legal assistance to families and individuals filing for divorce, dealing with child support, paternity and custody issues, as well as obtaining domestic violence and civil harassment restraining orders. She also participated in the Collaborative Mediation Family Law Clinic where she was trained to effectively assist clients to amicably mediate their marital disputes and reach a marital settlement agreement.
After law school, Shayda spent several years practicing business litigation and has extensive financial discovery and law and motion experience. She has represented her clients in areas including contract disputes, partnership and corporate dissolution, fraud and negligent misrepresentation, and appellate proceedings.
Since returning to her family law roots, Shayda has represented clients in a variety of family law actions including dissolutions, paternity, custody disputes, premarital and postnuptial agreements, as well as the characterization and division of high asset and complex marital estates. She has now brought her skills and talents to The Amin Law Group where she is an advocate for her clients in their divorce, custody, paternity and other family law matters.
Shayda enjoys going to the beach, live music and is a certified yoga instructor.