image1 2Ilian Alchehayed was born in Damascus, Syria, living abroad for a period of his childhood, before eventually settling with his family, and attending school in Southern California. He is fluent in both English and Arabic.

After high school, Ilian attended the University of Irvine, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, and graduating Cum Laude. Ilian was an honor student at UCI, having memberships in honor societies including Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Sigma Alpha.

Ilian attended Western State University, in Fullerton, California, earning his Juris Doctor degree in 2013. As a law student, Ilian worked at the Orange County Superior Court under the Honorable Frederick P. Aguirre, and as a law clerk for several local law firms. Ilian performed at the top of his class, graduating Cum Laude, and earning awards for academic performance by the Witkin Legal Institute in Trusts and Estates, Contract Drafting, Juvenile Law, and Legal Ethics.

After law school, Ilian was hired by a prestigious Southern California law firm practicing exclusively in the area of family law. In this position, Ilian was trained by certified family law specialists, ultimately assuming primary responsibility for more than 100 active client matters.

As a partner at Modern Legal, Ilian continues to focus his practice on family law, handling everything from routine and uncontested matters, to novel legal issues and complex litigation. Ilian always puts his clients first, and he has developed a reputation for providing high-quality legal services that has attracted clients from all counties across Southern California.

When Ilian is not practicing law, he enjoys spending time with his family, and especially his fiancé, Ashley. Ilian loves to travel and to cook. Perhaps most importantly, Ilian has a love for helping other people, and even with his busy schedule, Ilian still manages to donate a considerable amount of this time to doing volunteer work with others.

Ilian Alchehayed is licensed to practice law in the State of California, including all state courts, and the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Ilian is a member in good standing with the State Bar of California, and the Orange County Bar Association.