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CHARLES FARANO



Charles M. Farano is a prominent lawyer specializing in criminal defense, Medical Marijuana law, business and civil litigation and family law in the Los Angeles and Orange County area.


With over 30 years of experience in all courts throughout Orange County and Southern California, Mr. Farano is an aggressive and well-respected trial attorney who is not afraid to challenge the prosecution before a jury.


He is a former prosecutor and is rated by Martindale-Hubbell and certified by the National Board of Trial Advocates with over 200 jury trials. He is excellent at negotiating favorable plea bargains when the circumstances indicate that making a deal is in the client's best interest.


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Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
  3. Employment: 20%
  4. Business: 10%

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Richard John Kossler II

    I endorse this lawyer. Charles Farano (Chuck) is a great trial attorney. I have worked with him in the past and have referred him a number of clients. He is always knowledgeable on the topic at hand and has done great work for each referred client.

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Contact info

Law office of Charles M Farano

243 A LAKEVIEW AVE
PLACENTIA, CA, 92870

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive197905/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board CertifiedNational Board of Trial Advocacy2014
Super LawyerCalifornia Super Lawyers2014
Super LawyerCalifornia Super Lawyers2013
Super LawyerCalifornia Super Lawyers2012
Super LawyerCalifornia Super Lawyers2011
Super LawyerCalifornia Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyerCalifornia Super Lawyers2009
Super LawyerCalifornia Super Lawyers2006
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Certified by the National Board of Trial AdvocatesMember1995 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMembar1995 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1985 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
California Bar JournalGlobal Van Lines v. Superior Court, 144 Cal. App. 3d 483 (Cal. App. 4th Dist. 1983)1983
California Bar JournalSuburban Motors v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 218 Cal. App. 3d 1354 (Cal. App. 3d Dist. 1990);N/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mater Dei High School in Santa AnaN/AN/A1970
California State University, StanislausN/AN/AN/A
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
California State UniversityPhysiologyOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Code enforcementNational Business Institute, 1993 and 2000; Code Enforcement Institute, 1990 - 1995.1993