Carol Ellen Lavacot

Carol Ellen Lavacot

Criminal Defense Attorney
Irvine, CA




No Misconduct



About Me

Since 2005, Carol Lavacot has been inprivate practice specializing in criminal law litigation after over twenty-three (23) years as a lawyer with the Orange County Public Defenders Office. She has extensive experience in all aspects of criminal defense work as well as juvenile law and dependency law. She has tried over 100 cases including misdemeanors, felonies and homicides. During her tenure...

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Client Reviews

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Carol Lavacot review

Posted by: mary almost 4 years ago.

Carol represented me in a criminal defense case. She is brilliant! Carol will work tirelessly to obtain a fair outcome for her clients. I would...
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Denise Francesca Crawford
Denise Crawford

Santa Ana, CA

Almost 2 years ago

Relationship: Co-worker

As a brand-new lawyer, I had the privilege to work with Carol. Her compassion and commitment to her clients was an inspiration and I have never...
Doreen Beth Boxer
Doreen Boxer

Irvine, CA

Almost 4 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I have known Carol Lavacot professionally since 1996. Carol is an exceptionally dedicated attorney who truly fights for her clients. Carol is a...
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1981 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/26/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2005 – present

Law Offices of Carol E. Lavacot, Inc


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undergraduate in

California St Univ Fullerton


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2003 Everyday Hero

Orange County Public Defender


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2009- present Member

Orange County Criminal Defense Bar Association

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2002 Attorney Preliminary Hearing Manual

Public Defender Training

2000 Attorney Training Manual

Public Defender Training Manual

Speaking Engagements

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2003 Our Criminal Justice System

at Groups of Teachers, Parents and Students

2000 Child Dependency

at Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

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