Valor: Courage in Defense of a Noble Cause
Valor: Courage in Defense of a Noble Cause

Valor Legal Group Team

Mikel J. Sagoian, J.D.

Attorney at Law


Mikel Sagoian is licensed to practice in all Washington State Courts. Her areas of practice include family law, adpotion, estate planning, and business law. She appears regularly in Superior and District Court in King, Snohomish and Pierce County. She is also admitted to the Suquamish and Quileute Tribal Courts.


Mikel has a strong commitment to support the families and individuals in her community.  The Valor Legal Group, PLLC, was born from her vision of a boutique law firm which would provide dedicated and highly personalized representation to each client.  



  • J.D., Seattle University School of Law
    • Ronald Peterson Domestic Violence Legal Clinic, Cali Award for Academic Excellence
    • Seattle University Moderate Means Program Legal Intern
  • B.A. Seattle University Albers School of Business, Finance


Professional Associations:

  • Washington State Bar Association:
    • WSBA Moderate Means Participating Attorney
    • Family Law Section Member
    • WSBA Low Bono Section Member
  • King County Bar Association:
    • KCBA Pro Bono Kinship Program Volunteer Attorney
    • KCBA Pro Bono Family Law Program Volunteer Attorney
    • KCBA Neighborhood Legal Clinic Volunteer

Other Outreach and Awards:

  • Seattle University Alumni Board of Governors
    • 2013 - Present
  • Eastside Legal Assistance Program (ELAP) Clinic Volunteer

    • 2013 - Present

    • 2015 ELAP Volunteer of the Year

  • 2016 Avvo Client's Choice Attorney

  • 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Star

  • 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star


Vahan Sagoian, J.D.

Director of Business Operations

Accounts Receivable and Payable

Consultant for Advanced Business Clients


Vahan comes to Valor Legal Group after 22 years at Microsoft Corporation, bringing a wealth of knowledge around business and operations management, technology and innovation.  Vahan's focus and experience in complex commercial transactions led him to complete his law degree in 2013.  He comes to Valor Legal Group as an asset to assit with in-house needs as well as an advanced consultant to our business clients.



  • J.D., Seattle University School of Law
    • Focus on Commercial Transactions and Intellectual Property
  • B.A. University of California at Davis, Rhetoric and Communication


Specialized Focuses and Experience:

  • Intellectual Property Rights and Protections
  • Secuirty and SOX Compliance
  • Infrastructure and Datacenter Operations
  • Cisco/Crestron
  • IT Networking

Yama Khairzada

Legal Assistant/Office Manager



Yama joined Valor Legal Group in 2014 as a legal assistant to Ms. Sagoian.  In addition to being an invaluable resource for clients, he also manages the case files and office systems.  He is a graduate of the Seattle University with a double major in Political Science and International Studies.





Valor Legal Group, PLLC

P: (206) 922-2817

F: (206) 641-9717


800 5th Ave, Suite 4100

Seattle, WA 98104


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