Pat Carey

Pat Carey

Certified Criminal Law Specialist - with over 10 years experience
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI ...
  • California
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Pat is a former Prosecutor for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office and part of the less than 1% of lawyers in California that are State Bar Board Certified Criminal Law Specialists. He has tried over 65 jury trials for cases ranging from driving under the influence misdemeanors, to gang crimes, to special circumstance murder cases. In his tenure as a Deputy District Attorney, Pat conducted over 1,600 preliminary hearings, and spent an entire year dedicated to a juvenile division where he handled over 75 juvenile adjudication trials. In addition to his jury trial experience, Pat has handled thousands of drug possession and sales cases, sex crimes, domestic violence, robberies, burglaries, fraud, theft and embezzlement cases.

Southwestern Law School
J.D. (2007)
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California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
B.A. (2003)
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Professional Experience
Law Office of J. Patrick Carey
Deputy District Attorney
Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office
Articles & Publications
Why Families Feel Cheated by the Criminal Justice System
The Daily Breeze
Judge Strikes Down Class Certification
The Daily Breeze
Short Term Rental Owners Push Back
The Daily Breeze
The Battle of the Bay
Surfer Magazine
Speaking Engagements
Criminal Procedure, Southwestern School of Law
How to be a Prosecutor, New Hires College
Probation Violations, Fox News
Criminal Defense Attorney, Career Day
Criminal Law Specialist
California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
Top 100
National Trial Lawyers Association
Southern California Rising Star
Super Lawyers
2016, 2017, 2018
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers Association
2015, 2016
Professional Associations
State Bar of California
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National Trial Lawyers Association
- Current
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Los Angeles County Bar Association
- Current
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Association of Deputy District Attorneys
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California District Attorneys Association
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
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Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    DUI & DWI
    Juvenile Law
    White Collar Crime
  • English
  • Spanish
Websites & Blogs
Pat Carey's Website Profile
The Law Offices of J. Patrick Carey Website
Law Offices of J. Patrick Carey Blog
Contact & Map
Main Office
18411 Crenshaw Blvd
Suite 120
Torrance, CA 90504
Telephone: (310) 526-2237
1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 500
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Telephone: (310) 526-2237