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Alleli Carino is an Attorney at CMBG3 Law. Prior to joining CMBG3 Law, Ms. Carino represented clients in the litigation of personal injury cases, including auto accidents, premises liability, government liability, catastrophic injuries, and excessive force. Ms. Carino also represented clients in the litigation of consumer warranties under the Song – Beverly Consumer Warranty Act and has successfully settled many cases. During her first year as an attorney, Ms. Carino resolved cases on behalf of her clients, defended them during depositions, and made multiple court appearances before the Superior Courts of California in Orange County and Los Angeles County.
Ms. Carino received her Juris Doctor from Western State College of Law in Irvine, California in May 2019. Ms. Carino passed the July 2019 California Bar Examination and was sworn in as an attorney with the State Bar of California. During her time in law school, Ms. Carino was a member of the Dean’s Circle in 2016. She also served as Secretary to the Business Law Association from 2016-2017 and as President in 2017-2018. In 2016, Ms. Carino participated in the law school’s Negotiations Team Interscholastic Competition. In 2017, Ms. Carino was awarded the Bayanihan Scholarship by the Filipino-American Lawyers of Orange County. She was also a scholarship recipient of the Orange County Asian American Bar Association in 2018.
Ms. Carino attended law school at night, as she worked during the day throughout her entire time in law school. Of that time, she spent three years working as a law clerk for an esteemed trial attorney in Orange County. In that role, Ms. Carino gained invaluable experience in civil litigation, specifically in discovery, law and motion, and trial preparation. Further, Ms. Carino served as a Certified Law Clerk for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, where she successfully conducted multiple felony level preliminary hearings and drafted pre-trial motions. Ms. Carino’s extensive practical experience during law school established her core values by which she practices law: ethically, zealously and results driven.
Ms. Carino immigrated to the United States from the Philippines with her parents when she was eleven years old. Ms. Carino is fluent in Tagalog and conversational Bisaya and Spanish. Her background and experience created her passion to advocate for the interests of Filipino-Americans, women, and immigrants in her community. To that end, Ms. Carino is a current member of the Filipino-American Lawyers of Orange County and has been a member since law school in 2017.
Outside of the office, Ms. Carino enjoys spending time with her friends and family, going to the beach, hiking, spin, yoga and reading.
- Western State University College of Law, J.D., 2019
- California State University-Northridge, B.A., Liberal Studies, 2013
- Orange County Asian American Bar Association Scholarship Recipient, 2018
- Filipino-American Lawyers of Orange County Bayanihan Scholar, 2017
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- EPA Takes a Step Forward in PFAS Action Plan December 12, 2019
- Denmark Bans PFAS In Food Packaging September 16, 2019
- I am rated “AV-Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell, signifying the highest level of legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability, and legal experience.
- I was named to the “Rising Stars” list in New England Super Lawyers for five years, including 2016. Only 2.5% of the attorneys in Massachusetts are selected as “Rising Star” Super Lawyers.
- I am also listed as a Massachussetts “Super Lawyer” for 2017.
- I also served as a judge for the Yale University Mock Trial Competition for the past six years.