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Carol Ellen Lavacot

30 years _ Criminal Defense
  • Appeals & Appellate, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence...
  • California
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Summary

Over 30 years of extensive experience in all aspects of criminal defense work as well as juvenile law and dependency law of which 23 years was with the Orange County Public Defender's Office attaining the status of Assistant Public Defender.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Education Law
  • Juvenile Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Professional Experience
30 years _ Criminal Defense
Current
Initiated, organized and collaborated with justice community leaders including supervisors, department heads and staff, judges, court staff, prosecutors, law enforcement officers and private lawyers to establish programs and procedures designed to focus on the needs of Juveniles, Defendants and their families. Experienced in Educational Law representing students either suspended or expelled from school.
Education
California St Univ Fullerton
Undergraduate Degree
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Western State Univ
Law Degree
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Awards
Corpus Juris Secundum
WESTERN STATE LAW SCHOOL
Awarded for the most significant contribution toward overall legal scholarship.
American Jurisprudence in Crininal Law
WESTERN STATE LAW SCHOOL
Awarded for outstanding achievement in Criminal Law
The Daniel M. Potter Memorial Award
California State University
Awarded for outstanding work in American government
Everyday Hero
Orange County Public Defender
Elected by popular vote
Professional Associations
Orange County Criminal Defense Bar Association
Member
- Current
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COMMITTEE / MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
Member
- Current
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Banyard Inn of Court
Master Bencher
- Current
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California State Bar # 101689
Member
- Current
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Orange County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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California Public Defender's Association
Member
- Current
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CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS FOUNDATION
Judge
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California Attorney's for Criminal Justice
Member
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COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES (CASA)
Speaker
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ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL EVENTS
Speaker/Coordinator
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Activities: Discussion groups on drug abuse.
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UCI MEDICAL CENTER
Speaker
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
The Atrium Building
19200 Von Karman Ave., Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92612
USA
Telephone: (949) 476-9000
Fax: (949) 743-8363