Our Team

Amanda D. Yasbek (fka Berger)

Amanda D. Yasbek, a Certified Family Law Specialist, brings over a decade of unwavering dedication to her role as the owner of Onyx Law Office. Her journey into the legal profession was fueled by a profound desire to impact her clients’ lives positively. With unwavering passion, she founded her practice, driven by a heartfelt commitment to delivering unparalleled legal representation. Ms. Yasbek’s affinity for law and aiding others traces back to her childhood, evolving into an unshakable devotion over the years. Her resolute dedication to guiding clients through the intricacies of family law and estate planning propels her daily efforts.

She earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, and was duly admitted to the State Bar of California. Her passion for International Law led her to study abroad in Salzburg, Austria, where she obtained her International Legal Studies certificate, and had the esteemed privilege of learning under Supreme Court Justice, Anthony Kennedy.

Before she ventured out on her own, Amanda gathered invaluable experience working alongside esteemed firms. Recognized as a leader in the family law industry, Amanda has been honored as the Best Attorney in Folsom for 4 consecutive years. Onyx Law Office is an award-winning law office, priding itself on exceptional service and a steadfast commitment to helping those in need.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Ms. Yasbek is deeply involved in her community, generously dedicating her time and expertise to various initiatives and causes. When she’s not advocating for her clients, she treasures moments with her husband, daughter, and dog in Tahoe, surrounded by family, or exploring new destinations through travel.

Alexis Arriaga

Associate Attorney

Alexis holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX, and obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Before becoming an attorney, she gained valuable experience as a Law Clerk at Onyx Law Office, APC, where she worked diligently for several years.

Alongside her tenure at Onyx Law Firm, Alexis has served as a Certified Law Student at the Sacramento County Public Defender’s Office and as a legal assistant at the Pacific Justice Institute. Hailing from Texas, Alexis Arriaga now resides in Sacramento with her fiancé and their beloved fur son, Leo.

During her leisure time, Alexis enjoys outdoor activities and actively engages with the local community through civic engagement.

Parisa Shafajoo


Parisa Shafajoo is a first generation Iranian American born and raised in Folsom, California. Parisa received her Bachelor of Arts from Sacramento State University in Political Science, International Relations and a minor in Peace & Conflict Resolutions. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Thomas Jefferson School of Law (TJSL) in San Diego, CA. At TJSL, Parisa was the Vice President of the Student Bar Association (SBA) and President of the Family Law Society. Parisa also received an award of Student Leader of the Year in 2023 from the Iranian American Bar Association in San Diego.
Prior to law school, Parisa was a paralegal here at the Law Office of Amanda D. Berger before we rebranded to Onyx Law Office. While in law school, Parisa was a Certified Law Clerk at Sharif | Faust Lawyers. Parisa has over 5 years of family law experience. Parisa is now a Law Clerk here at Onyx Law Office while preparing to take the California Bar Exam.
Parisa enjoys cooking and has a passion for traveling. So far, she has been to 36 countries with a goal of reaching 100 in her lifetime. Also, Parisa loves spending time with her Goldendoodle Max and cat Milo.

Lauren Stokes

Legal Assistant

Lauren received her bachelor’s degree in Social Behavioral Science with an emphasis in Political Economy from California State University of Monterey Bay. She has experience working within the accounting realm, medical field, personal injury law, and enjoys being a conduit for all clients.
She loves to challenge herself and enjoys learning new things. She is currently attending Lincoln Law School and is scheduled to graduate in 2025. Her goal is to gain fundamental knowledge and experience in the legal field while working at Onyx Law Office. She chose the area of family law because she enjoys being an advocate for the voiceless, especially during challenging times.
When not studying for exams, Lauren enjoys spending time with family and friends doing outdoor activities such as hiking, piloting remote control planes, driving remote control cars, or running by the Sacramento River.