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Carlos Scott Lopez

Immigration Attorney at San Carlos, CA

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Human / Civil Rights Attorney working with clients in the public and private spheres for over 25 years in over 75 countries. Significant experience leading several non-profits in the public health and international development sphere serving refugees, asylum seekers, and those suffering from various forms of trauma; current Director of the Gamelan Council - Asia-Pacific Public Health, Microfinance, and Development Center. Previous experience includes working as a primary care clinician / rural health officer for Nepal Emergency Health Services, an Officer with the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC), and consultant with McKinsey and Company's health care practice. Member of the Bar of the State of California, the Bar of the State of New York, Licensed Patent Attorney, Licensed Tax Attorney (before the U.S. Tax Court), and Notary Public of the States of California and New York.

Licensed for 16 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 2017
Updated 12/02/2022
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 2007
Updated 11/28/2022

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Law Offices of C. Scott Lopez, Esq.
231 Manor Drive
San Carlos, CA, 94070


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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.2 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Director
  • Gamelan Council - Asia-Pacific Public Health, Microfinance, and Development Centre
  • 2008 - Present
  • Principal
  • Law Offices of C. Scott Lopez
  • 2005 - Present


  • Skyline College
  • Postbaccalaureate Scientific Coursework
  • 2020
  • Santa Monica College
  • Postbaccalaureate Scientific Coursework
  • 2018
  • Yale Law School
  • JD
  • 2005
  • Montclair State University
  • Postbaccalaureate Scientific Coursework
  • 2004
  • Harvard University
  • BA (Honors)
  • 1993
  • Bard College / International Honors Program
  • Scientific Coursework / Research
  • 1990
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  • United States Tax Court
  • Licensed to Practice before the U.S. Tax Court
  • 2018 - Present
  • Patent Bar - U.S. Trademark Office
  • Member of the Patent Bar
  • 2008 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Fulbright Scholar
  • Fulbright Fellowship Program
  • 2005
  • National Truman Scholar
  • National Truman Scholarship Program
  • 1990
  • John Harvard Scholar
  • Harvard University
  • 1988
  • Summer Fellowship Seminar Grant
  • Japanese Association of Mathematical Sciences
  • 1988
  • Summer Fellowship to attend International Scholarship Program
  • Louis August Jonas Foundation
  • 1985
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  • Washington University Global Studies Law Review
  • Prolonged Administrative Detention of Illegal Arrivals in Australia: The Untenable HIV/AIDS Justification
  • 2005
  • Journal of Contemporary Health Law & Policy
  • Intellectual Property Reform for Genetically Modified Crops: A Legal Imperative
  • 2004
  • Georgetown Immigration Law Journal
  • Australian Immigration Policy at the Centenary: The Quest for Control
  • 2003
  • Tulsa Journal of International Law
  • Reformulating Native Title in Mabo's Wake: Aboriginal Sovereignty and Reconciliation in Post-Centenary Australia
  • 2003
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Speaking Engagements

  • Southeast Asia Health & Society Conference
  • Educating Practitioners About the Special Needs of PTSD Sufferers
  • 2015
  • APA Annual Conference
  • Cultural Dimensions of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • 2015

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San Carlos Immigration Lawyer Carlos Scott Lopez
Carlos Scott Lopez
Immigration Attorney
San Carlos, CA
Licensed for 16 years
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