Law Office of Carina Castañeda P.C.

Atty. Castañeda: Visionary, Leader and Pioneer

As the high school student body president, Atty. Castañeda was eager to pursue leadership roles on a bigger scale. At University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), she was active in university politics, various organizations such as Samahang Pilipino and a national sorority. She graduated with honors in both History and Philosophy.

While at UCLA, she worked with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Training Division. She acquired valuable skills by observing trial lawyers conducting trials, preliminary hearings and arguing motions. She gained a broad overview of various crimes: narcotics, fraud (automobile, insurance, healthcare, real estate), environmental crimes, assets & forfeiture, hardcore gang, organize crime, child support.

Her commitment to public service was the impetus for her to attend the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco.  While in law school, she was selected to attend the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. She studied European Community laws with a focus on criminal and business law.

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Atty. Carina Castañeda's Linkedin profile is one of the top 1% most viewed for 2012

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The Law Office of Carina Castañeda is a pro bono partner

The Alliance for Children's Rights protects the rights of impoverished and abused children and youth so that they have safe, stable homes, health care and the education they need to thrive.

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ATTY. CASTAÑEDA: TOP 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL FILIPINA WOMEN IN THE U.S. FOR 2009

The nationwide search for the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S. is the ultimate showcase of the Filipino American community's most inspiring individuals in the private and public sector, which exemplify innovation, mentorship, professionalism, gender empowerment and leadership.

Atty. Castañeda was honored under the Founders & Pioneers category. This category honor Filipina women in their capacities as the chief executive, president, executive director or founder of a U.S. based company, community organization, non-profit, or business venture that they helped start, build or significantly grow.

For further information, please visit filipinawomensnetwork.org.