Meet Our Team

We are more than

We take great pride in the ethics and values we bring to both our professional and personal lives. We are more than lawyers. We are trusted business advisors, educators, and volunteers in our communities. We are also parents, sons and daughters, dog owners and little league coaches, supporters of the arts and marathon runners. Our firm culture is grounded in our relationships and the services we provide as members of our families, communities, and the legal profession.


Zar Khodavandi

Zartosht “Zar” Khodavandi joined Slavin & Slavin in 2015 as a law clerk and transitioned into a full-time position as an Associate Attorney after passing the bar exam. He focuses his practice on civil litigation, including matters regarding personal injury, contract disputes, and labor and employment law, as well as workers’ compensation and commercial litigation.

Beginning with initial case evaluation and investigation, Zar continues to oversee all aspects of the case through trial or settlement. His primary responsibilities include: preparing pleadings at all levels of civil, commercial, and workers’ compensation litigation; conducting discovery; drafting and arguing motions at Circuit Court hearings; advocating for clients at pre-trial conferences and mediation hearings; and advising clients on business policies. Further, Zar has extensive knowledge regarding the interplay between borrowing and lending employers and has regularly represented employers in reimbursement and subrogation actions for recovery of funds expended as a result workers’ compensation claims.


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D. (2017)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville, B.S. (2014)


  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Licenses and Admissions

  • Illinois State Bar (2017)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, General Bar (2017)

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