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John Francis Mccarthy

Estate planning Attorney at Monterey, CA

5.0   1 review

also known as John McCarthy

  • State Years
    Wisconsin - WI 3 years
    California - CA 16 years
  • Licensed for 3 years
    State WI
    Acquired 2020
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2007
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About John

Learn John’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    60%
    - Wills - Trusts - Powers of Attorney - Advance Healthcare Directives - Trust Administration - Probate - Estate Litigation

    1 year

  2. Elder law
    20%
    - Elder Law Planning - Representing Victims of Financial Elder Abuse

    1 year

  3. Personal injury
    20%
    - Representing Victims of Civil Rights Violations - Representing Victims of Physical Elder Abuse - Representing Families Affecting By Wrongful Deaths

    1 year

I'm a craftsman, and helping people is my craft.  

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Location

John Francis Mccarthy
215 West Franklin Street
Suite 412
Monterey, CA, 93940

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Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | February 26, 2013
Employment Advice
John provided me with very helpful employment advice. John demonstrated a knowledge and passion for employment law that I believe led to a fair outcome in my personal situation.

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Contingency 25%-40%
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • McCarthy Law
  • 2010 - Present
  • Associate
  • Saqui & Raimondo
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Associate
  • Lavorato, House, Chilton & Lavorato
  • 2007 - 2008

Education

  • Pepperdine University School of Law
  • N/A
  • 2016
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2007
  • University of California - Davis
  • A.B. Bachelor of Arts
  • 2004

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Arias v. Superior Court
  • Security Guard Class Action
  • $30,000,000.00

Associations

  • California Lawyers Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • California Lawyers Association - Trusts and Estates
  • Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • California Lawyers Association-Solo and Small Firm
  • Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • Kiwanis Club of Ocean Beach
  • Member, Board Member, President, Past President
  • 2011 - Present
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2020 - 2020
  • WealthCounsel
  • Member
  • 2017 - 2018
  • Southern California Mediation Association
  • Member
  • 2016 - 2017
  • Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Member
  • 2016 - 2017
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
  • Member
  • 2015 - 2020
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Member
  • 2015 - 2020
  • California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Mentorship Committee- Mentor
  • 2012 - 2015
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - 2015
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - 2020
  • California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Legislative Committee Associate Member
  • 2011 - 2015
  • San Diego Inn of Court
  • Student Trial College
  • 2011 - 2011
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Member
  • 2011 - 2015
  • California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - 2020
  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
  • Member
  • 2011 - 2015
  • State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Member
  • 2008 - 2018
  • Monterey County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - 2009
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • LSAT Scholarship
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • N/A
  • Dean's List
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • N/A
  • High Grade-Trial Practice
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • N/A
  • High Grade- Persuasive Legal Writing
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • N/A
  • Top Young Attorneys Nominee
  • San Diego Daily Transcript
  • N/A
  • Top Attorneys Nominee -Labor and Employment
  • San Diego Daily Transcript
  • N/A
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • N/A
  • Best of the Bar
  • San Diego Business Journal
  • N/A
  • Finalist- Top Attorneys- Labor and Employment
  • San Diego Daily Transcript
  • N/A
  • Outstanding Young Attorney
  • San Diego Daily Transcript
  • N/A
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • N/A
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Nuts and Bolts Series
  • Reaching Common Ground- Working With Opposing Counsel
  • 2017
  • Guest Speaker Series
  • Employment Laws For Everyone
  • 2012
  • Continuing Education
  • Employment Issues Affecting Minors
  • 2012
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Attorney endorsements

Received (18)
Given (29)
Endorse John
Employment and labor Attorney | Oct 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John is a knowledgeable and experienced labor and employment attorney. He works with his clients to provide fair outcomes and ensure equal treatment in the workplace. John strives to use his skills to help his clients reach their success and feel comfortable and content."
Employment and labor Attorney | May 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Employment and labor Attorney | Nov 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Employment and labor Attorney | Aug 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. McCarthy is an exceptional attorney. Although I have been practicing law for 24 years as a judge, magistrate, law professor, prosecutor, and private attorney, I learn from his responses on Avvo every time that he posts. If I needed an attorney, I would hire him. I recommend him with no reservation. It would be the best investment of your life to hire him to represent you."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Employment and labor Attorney | Jan 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John's knowledge of employment law and his abilities as a lawyer surpass those of his peers. If you expect excellent sevice and results, then look no further than John."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Employment and labor Attorney | Nov 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John is a very intelligent and savvy attorney. He represents his clients aggressively and is highly recommended."
Employment and labor Attorney | Sep 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John is a confident and strategic attorney in his field of employment law. He uses his past experiences working for employers for the benefit of his current clients. Without a doubt, he keeps up with recent cases, changes and breakthroughs in his field. He provides this new and useful information in his blog for both employers and employees about recent California law and hot topics in the news. At the end of the day, he wants to do what's right for each person he helps. I would recommend John without hesitation."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Mccarthy is an outstanding trial attorney and a wonderful addition to the San Diego legal community. I have called him on a number of occasions to ask for his advice in regards to trial preparation and his advice has always been spot on."
Employment and labor Attorney | Aug 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John McCarthy is an excellent attorney. He stays abreast of recent law changes, and it is clear that he truly cares about his clients and getting them the best possible outcome in their cases. I highly recommend John, he's an attorney you can trust."
Employment and labor Attorney | Feb 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Smart, friendly and zealous advocate."
Employment and labor Attorney | Feb 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John is an excellent advocate. He is dedicated to providing his clients with great advice and exceptional service. I highly recommend him."
Employment and labor Attorney | Feb 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John is a very intelligent lawyer who is well versed in employment law, including wrongful termination, wage and hour claims and much more. He is a sharp individual who keeps abreast of the latest developments in the law. I give John my endorsement."
Employment and labor Attorney | Nov 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John is such a smart and hardworking attorney. If he doesn't know the answer, he will do whatever it takes to find out. I recommend him to anyone with an employment issue."
Employment and labor Attorney | Nov 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John is an excellent, intelligent lawyer, and a great person to boot! He is incredibly knowledgeable and responsive. I would refer any of my friends or clients to him for their employment law issues."
Employment and labor Attorney | Oct 23
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"If I have a client with an employment law issue, John is the go to guy. John works tirelessly for his clients and always puts his clients first. I highly endorse and recommend John. If you need an employment/labor lawyer, give John McCarthy a call! You won't regret it."
Employment and labor Attorney | Feb 18
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer. John is an intelligent lawyer and good person. His strong character is a great benefit to his clients. He is passionate about the law and works hard to achieve successful outcomes."
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