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Sima Ladjevardian

 Sima Ladjevardian

 Candidate, U.S. House of Representatives (D-2nd/TX)

Sima Ladjevardian is a Houston-based attorney and mediator with over 20 years of experience in business law, family law, and consulting. For the past 10 years, she has been active in fostering intercultural relations in the political and nonprofit arenas. Ladjevardian has developed extensive experience in fundraising in non-profit, civic and political arenas. She worked as Senior Advisor and Finance Chair to Beto O’Rourke during his 2018 U.S. Senate race and subsequent presidential campaign. Ladjevardian received her BA from UCLA and JD from UC Hastings College of Law. She is a mother of two and a breast cancer survivor.

Sima's campaign is currently endorsed by numerous current and former public officials, including former U.S. Representative and candidate for Senate Beto O'Rourke, as well as current U.S. Representatives Sheila Jackson Lee and Sylvia Garcia. Ladjevardian placed first in the March 3rd primary and will next face a runoff election for the Democratic nomination.

 

Background Information

Occupation: Attorney

Education: BA UCLA, JD UC Hastings College of Law

Prev. Experience: Attorney, mediator, senior advisor to Beto O'Rourke