Charles Hernan Carreon - #127139
Current Status: Active
This member is active and may practice law in California.
See below for more details.
The following information is from the official records of The State Bar of California.
1476 Siskiyou Blvd # 7
Ashland, OR 97520
|Phone Number:||(628) 227-4059|
|Fax Number:||Not Available|
||Undergraduate School:||Southern Oregon University; Ashland OR|
|Sections:||None||Law School:||UCLA SOL; Los Angeles CA|
|Effective Date||Status Change|
|9/21/2006||Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA|
|1/14/1987||Admitted to The State Bar of California|
Actions Affecting Eligibility to Practice Law in California
State Bar Court Cases
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|Effective Date||Case Number||Description|
|9/21/2006||05-J-04474||Stipulation [PDF] [HTML]|
|9/21/2006||05-J-04474||Modification Order [PDF]|
California Bar Journal Discipline Summaries
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September 21, 2006
CHARLES H. CARREON [#127139], 50, of Pacifica was suspended for two years, stayed, placed on two years of probation with an actual 60-day suspension and was ordered to take the MPRE and prove his rehabilitation. The order took effect Sept. 21, 2006.Carreon, who is licensed in both California and Oregon, was disciplined in Oregon for practicing without a license in Canada. He represented a U.S. corporation as house counsel for its business operations in Vancouver, British Columbia, but he was not licensed there.As counsel for the company, he held in trust settlement proceeds from a litigation matter. Without consulting with his client, Carreon used $1,400 of the settlement money to pay a money judgment obtained for a residential lease he had signed in connection with his employment in Canada. He knew or should have known that the company disputed whether he was entitled to payment for the lease as a reimbursable expense.The Oregon order found that Carreon violated his duty to maintain client funds in trust. The violation amounted to a violation of the California Rules of Professional Conduct. Practicing law in a jurisdiction where he was not entitled to do so also violated the California rules.In mitigation, Carreon has no prior record of discipline and no clients were harmed.