Shahla Couper earned her B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2009. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern Law School in 2014. Shahla was admitted to the California State Bar in December 2015, and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
During law school, Shahla received Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence in Copyright Law and Administrative Law. Shahla gained legal practice through clerkships for the Inglewood City Attorney’s Office, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, and private practice.
Prior to joining Doyle Schafer McMahon, LLP, Shahla practiced corporate law where she assisted diverse clientele with business startup, entity formation, and drafted various commercial and non-commercial agreements.
Shahla is a member of the Orange County Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. In her spare time, Shahla enjoys experiencing new foods and hiking with her husband and their tenacious husky.