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Carla Keehn

Carla Keehn

Keehn Law
  • Nursing Home Abuse, Probate, Elder Law
  • California
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Working with Carla Keehn over the past twenty-five years, she has used her impressive skill set in her commitment to justice and fairness. She possesses all the requisite skills to excel in any area of the law. Her passion for fairness will undoubtedly blossom in representing the victims of nursing homes and elder abuse.
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Carla Keehn has been protecting the rights of others her entire life. Initially as an army officer, then as a public defender and federal prosecutor. Now she is focused on protecting the rights of individuals and their families who have been victims of nursing home abuse and neglect. 

Carla has decades of experience as a trial attorney in the public interest and has tried scores of cases to verdict. She was awarded the United States Department of Justice Director’s Award for Superior Performance by an Assistant U.S. Attorney and the Southern District of California Leadership Award by the United States Attorney.

A native of Southern California, she has completed 26 marathons including the Boston Marathon. Carla has appeared in oral argument as lead counsel before both the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District and the United States Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit.

Carla's mission is to hold the wrongdoers accountable and to protect her clients' legal rights and dignity. With her grit and compassion she zealously advocates on behalf of her clients.

Practice Areas
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Elder Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Estate Litigation
  • Conservatorships
  • Guardianships
  • Will Contests
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
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  • English
Professional Experience
Trial Attorney
Keehn Law
Assistant U.S. Attorney
United States Department of Justice SDCA
Law Professor
Thomas Jefferson School Of Law
Trial Attorney
Us Department Of Justice, Environmental Crimes
Deputy Public Defender
County Of San Diego
California Army National Guard
United States Army, JAGC
1st Armored Division
Princeton University
A.B. | History
Honors: Cum Laude
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University of California Hastings College of the Law
J.D. | Law
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Directors Award for Superior Performance
United States Department of Justice
Leadership Award
United States Attorney's Office
Professional Associations
Southwest Riverside Bar Association
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San Diego Bar Association
Executive Committee of the Trusts and Estates Section
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California Lawyer’s Association for Trust and Estate and Elder Abuse Sections
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California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
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Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
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National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
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Speaking Engagements
Equal Opportunity Issues, Professional Development Series
Thomas Jefferson School of Law Course Evidence, California Evidence Course
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701 Palomar Airport Road
Suite 300
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Telephone: (760) 249-7776
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