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Our Attorneys

Assly Sayyar, Esq.

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  • BA, English Rhetoric cum laude, 2000

  • University of Alaska Anchorage

  • JD, cum laude, 2004

  • William S. Boyd School of Law

  • Admitted to NV State Bar, 2004

  • Admitted to CA State Bar, 2008

  • Opened solo practice, 2012

  • Named Of Counsel, 2015

  • Leakakos Law

  • Named Of Counsel, 2016

  • Canon Law Services


Assly Sayyar was born in Great Britain and immigrated to the United States with her family as a child. Now happily a U.S. Citizen, Assly received her Bachelor of Arts in English Rhetoric, Cum Laude from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2000. Thereafter she was admitted to the William S. Boyd School of Law and graduated in 2004 from this ABA-accredited law school sixteenth in her class and Cum Laude. Admitted to the Nevada State Bar in 2004, Assly worked for several private practice firms and soon developed her skills as a trial attorney focusing on business and real estate-related litigation.

Subsequently, Assly branched out and developed her skills as a transactional attorney assisting clients in creating, negotiating, and drafting leases, stock purchase agreements, licensing agreements, independent contractor agreements, sale and purchase agreements, security and loan agreements, and a wide variety of other business and real estate contracts. In 2008, Assly was admitted to the California State Bar. Assly also continued her higher education and in 2010 received her Master in Arts in English Literature from the University of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Renie Leakakos, Esq.

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Renie Leakakos, Esq. is the Managing Attorney at Leakakos Law, APC and of counsel to Sayyar Law, APC. She is a detail oriented and entrepreneurial leader who has worked in various business settings as an attorney, manager, and sales and marketing professional. Originally from Chicago, she moved to Southern California to study business management and psychology at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. She went on to study law at Loyola Law School.

Not only does Renie have “traditional” attorney work experience in a law firm setting as an associate and managing partner, she also has extensive hands-on experience working in the corporate arena as General Counsel and VP of Sales and Marketing. Renie can effectively work with the business entrepreneur, possessing the knowledge, understanding and passion necessary to help and care for the various needs an entrepreneur faces daily. Throughout her career, she has focused on assisting the small to mid-sized business owner, working with individual entrepreneurs, small businesses, and middle market companies in various industries.

Renie has a solid civil litigation background, with an emphasis in real property and business litigation. She has litigated numerous real property disputes throughout California, specifically handling complex land use disputes and construction litigation matters. Her extensive litigation experience gives her an edge as she can draft agreements and negotiate transactions with dispute avoidance in mind. Her expertise encompasses the practice areas of real property law, corporate formation and compliance, contract negotiation, investment due diligence and business transactions.