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About Me

I am a young, aggressive attorney that handles your case with your goals in mind.  Don't let the young face fool you, I have many years of experience working as a law clerk and attorney for two very experienced attorneys.  I have combined their styles and made my own.  Meet with me and you'll be sold on my aggressive styles and hands-on approach with my clients, who can contact me by cell phone at all hours. 


Languages Spoken: Spanish, Portuguese

Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 20%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 20%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
  4. Child Support: 15%
  5. Other: 25%
  6. More 



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Levon B. Kevorkian

    I have personally seen the way Michael professionally conducts himself in the courtroom while vigorously advocating for his clients. He is sharp, compassionate, and hard working. Any client would be lucky to have him as their lawyer.


    Levon Kevorkian Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Michael. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

1499 Huntington Drive.
Suite. 402
South Pasadena, CA, 91030-3835



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Member CertificateMexican American Bar Association2011
Ranch Club MemberTrial Lawyer's College2011
Member CertificateBeverly Hills Bar Association2011
Member CertificateLos Angeles County Bar Association2011
Member CertificateLos Angeles County Bar Association2010
Ranch Club MemberTrial Lawyer's College2010
Member CertificateBeverly Hills Bar Association2010
Member CertificateMexican American Bar Association2010
Member CertificateMexican American Bar Association2009
Member CertificateLos Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Section2009
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyThe Law Offices of Michael S. Carrillo2009 - Present
AttorneyLaw Clerk at Law Offices of Luis A. Carrillo2008 - 2009
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Luis A. Carrillo2007 - 2008
Law ClerkWallin & Klarich A Law Corporation2006 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Mexican American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaMember2009 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaMember2009 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2008 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
People v. C.H.Felony Child Cruelty Charges Dismissed
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Publication NameTitleDate
James Publishing publicationJames Publishing2010
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Whittier Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Purdue UniversityCommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Whittier Law School Early Bar Prep ProgramPreparing for and passing the California state bar2009