Michael Carlin is an experienced litigator with trial experience. He defends clients in product liability and employment litigation throughout California.

    During law school, Michael was a student articles editor for the Journal of Law and Inequality, and served as an extern for the Honorable Susan N. Burke in the Fourth Judicial District of Minnesota. His academic awards include honors in legal research and writing and the dean’s list.

    Before practicing law, Michael served as a Judicial Administration Fellow at the Sacramento Superior Court, as well as an AmeriCorps member.

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    • University of Minnesota, J.D., cum laude, Student articles editor, Journal of Law and Inequality, 2012
    • University of California, Riverside, B.A., cum laude, 2007


    • California, 2013
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., C. Dist. of California
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., S. Dist. of California

    • Author, “Bringing Home the Bacon: Meal Time Donning and Doffing Under the FLSA in the Meat Processing Industry,” Oklahoma City University Law Review, 2014.
    • Author, “Criminal Records, Collateral Consequences, and Employment: FCRA and Title VII in Discrimination against Persons with Criminal Records,” Seattle Journal for Social Justice, 2013.
    • Author, “Discrimination Against Disabled Contractors Under the Rehabilitation Act,” Whittier Law Review, 2013.

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