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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%



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  • Andrea Kristina Shoup

    Andres is a great attorney. His knowledge of criminal law and the criminal legal system helps him represent his clients well, ensuring they get the best outcome possible. He is great to work with and explains the process well. I endorse this lawyer.


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The Carnahan Law Firm

2534 State St
San Diego, CA, 92101-1316


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100The National Trial Lawyers2014
Deputy City Attorney of the MonthOffice of the San Diego City Attorney2006
Bevery Hills Bar Foundation Scholarship AwardBeverly Hills Bar Association2004
Scholarship AwardConsumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Carnahan Law Firm2013 - Present
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyCity Of San Diego2006 - 2013
AssociateWhite & Oliver2005 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2004 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of California - San DiegoPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MCLE PresentationHow to Negotiate Criminal Cases2011
MCLE PresentationSentencing Guidelines, Common Reductions & Advocacy2011
Adult Probation, Prison, and Parole PracticeThe Role of the Prosecutor in the Criminal Justice System2009