Mr. Carrasco has been practicing law for over twenty-six years, litigating cases regarding torts, contracts, property, employment, professional liability, and civil rights.  He has extensive experience in federal and state courts and has tried over twenty cases.

 

Mr. Carrasco was previously a California Deputy Attorney General for eighteen years.  As Deputy Attorney General, he successfully argued before the California Supreme Court in State of California v. Superior Court (Bodde) (2004) 32 Cal.4th 1234, that a complaint against a government agency not alleging compliance with the Government Claims Act is subject to dismissal by demurrer.

 

Mr. Carrasco was admitted to the California Bar in December 1992. He is admitted to practice before all California State Courts; the United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California; and the United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit.

 

Mr. Carrasco earned a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a M.A. in Philosophy from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada.  Mr. Carrasco earned his J.D. from the UCLA School of Law.