Law Offices of
Brian I. Tatarian
~Attorney At Law~

Family law attorney
Serving Fresno Since 1979


Recognition / Awards

  • Recipient of Fresno County Bar Association’s prestigious, Bernie E. Witkin, “Lifetime Achievement Award” for lifetime dedication to the legal profession and community (2005) (youngest individual to receive this annual award)
  • Award from Fresno County Superior Court, in recognition of service as a Family Law, Judge Pro Tem (temporary Superior Court Judge) (1989 – 2007, during which time recipient presided over at least one session each week and cumulatively, according to the Court, heard more than 20,000 family law matters.)

Community Activities / Awards

  • Director, Big Fresno Fair Board (1983 – 1995, having been appointed by Governors Deukmejian and Wilson).
  • President, Big Fresno Fair Board of Directors (elected to unprecedented seven one-year terms as Board President).
  • Member, Board of Directors, Armenian Community School Board (1987 – 1993).
  • President, Armenian Community School Board, Board of Directors (1988 – 1993).
  • Recipient of (5) Official Proclamations from the City of Fresno, for dedicated service to the community, legal and otherwise (awards issued by three Fresno Mayors).
  • Recipient of “Key to the City of Fresno” for outstanding community service and leadership.
  • Founding Director and Chairman of Big Fresno Fair, Cross City Race (1984 – 1996).
  • Recipient of (2) Western Fairs Association, Blue Ribbon Awards, (highest award issued by the Association, and only individual to receive two such awards in Fresno).
  • Recipient of Western Fairs prestigious “Merrill Award” (2006) (only individual in Fresno to have ever received this fair industry award).
  • Big Fresno Fair Grandstand (1996) dedicated by the Fresno District Fair to thereafter be known as the “Brian I Tatarian Grandstand Facility”.
  • President of the Big Fresno Fair, Board of Directors
  • Inductee of the Fresno District Fair “Hall of Fame” (2008) (Youngest inductee).

Firm Overview

It has been my privilege to serve the Family Law needs of Fresno County since 1979. Our office handles only Family Law matters (divorce/dissolution of marriage, property division issues, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, domestic violence restraining orders, paternity, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements).

It is the goal of our office to put our experience to work for you in hopes that an equitable resolution may be reached in your matter as expeditiously and efficiently as possible.

Law Related Activities

  • Chairman, Fresno County Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Selection Advisory Committee (JESAC)
  • Member, Fresno County Bar Association (1979 – present)
  • Member, Fresno County Bar Association Board of Directors (1998 – present)
  • Past President, Fresno County Bar Association (2000)
  • Past Trustee, Fresno County Law Library Board of Trustees (pursuant to appointment of Fresno County Board of Supervisors)
  • Past member, Fresno County Bar Association, Ethics Committee (appointment of Fresno County Bar Association Board of Directors.
  • Past Commissioner, California State Bar, Judicial Nominees Evaluation Commission (2004 – 2007, pursuant to three appointments of the California State Bar’s Board of Governors)

Brian Tatarian - Family Law Attorney - Fresno, CA

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