Garo Moughalian comes to Osborn Maledon with international law experience having advised and assisted the United Nations-Liechtenstein on security council and international law matters and participating in the oral pleadings stage for the Columbian Government before the International Court of Justice. He has also served the United Nations International Law Commission.
Entering law school with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, Garo used his critical thinking and quantitative reasoning skills as the managing editor of the Arizona Law Review¸ and in his experience preparing a tactical memorandum for international trade, investment law, and antitrust for TradeLab. He was also a teaching assistant for the law course Sex, Race, Drugs, and Politics in the United States Supreme Court and a research assistant to Professors Tessa Dysart and Sergio Puig.
Domestically, Garo has externed for both the Ninth Circuit and the federal district court for Arizona.
Garo’s international service benefited his personal interest in world travel. He is fluent in Arabic, proficient in French, and has a conversational understanding of Russian.


Professional Activities

  • Ninth Circuit, Phoenix Arizona, Judge Bridget S. Bade, 2022
  • Federal District Court (Arizona), Tucson Arizona, Judge James A. Soto, 2020
  • United Nations-Liechtenstein Advisor, New York, 2021
  • Colombian Government Assistant, The Hague, The Netherlands, 2021
  • United Nations International Law Commission Assistant, Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-2022

Community Activities

  • Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration
  • American Bar Association
  • Law School Curriculum Committee (University of Arizona)


  • “Understanding the Negligence Question,” Lincoln Memorial University Law Review