The Founder

                  Carlson Law Firm, APC 
                  600 West Broadway, Suite 1550
                  San Diego, CA 92101
                  Phone: (619) 544-9300
                  Fax: (619) 234-0043
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Mr. Carlson has been helping his clients recover investment losses in front of FINRA (formerly the NASD), State and Federal Courts for over
a decade. Mr. Carlson has recovered millions of dollars for his clients over the years through litigation, arbitration and mediation. As the
founding member of the Carlson Law Firm, Mr. Daniel Carlson has focused his legal practice on handling investor securities disputes
between investors and professionals in the financial industry such as investment advisors, stockbrokers, and banks.

After graduating from the University of San Diego in 1988, Mr. Carlson received his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law in
1993. Mr. Carlson served as an extern and law clerk to the Honorable John J. Hargrove Ret., United States Bankruptcy Judge for the
Southern District of California and is admitted to the State Bar of California and the Federal District Court for the Central and Southern
Districts of California.

Mr. Carlson is a member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association, a national association of attorneys specializing in stockbroker
disputes, the San Diego County Bar Association and other local, state and national bar groups. Mr. Carlson also provides seminars to
CPAs and other professionals on the Securities Industry.

Areas of Practice

Securities Law

General Litigation

Business Law

Insider Trading

Business Contracts

Closely Held Business

Commercial Law


Business Organizations

Business Successions

Business Dissolution

Business Formation

Business Planning

Limited Liability Companies


Shareholder’s Rights

Capital Markets


Securities Fraud

Securities Regulation

Bar Admissions

State Bar of California, 1993

U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1993

U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1993


California Western School of Law, San Diego, California

J.D. – 1993

University of San Diego, San Diego, California

B.A. – 1989

Major: Communications and Business

Professional Associations and Memberships

Plaintiffs Investment Arbitration Bar Association – PIABA, 2000 – 2011
San Diego County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

Hon. John J. Hargrove, United States Bankruptcy, Southern District of California, Extern and Law Clerk

Ault, Deuprey, Jones and Gorman specializing in business litigation


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