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Paul McCarthy – Attorney Profile

Paul McCarthy

The Ordway Building
1 Kaiser Plaza, Suite 2300
Oakland, California 94612
Communication Center

Phone – (510) 836-0100
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Fax – (510) 832-3690

Recent Successful Case Results:

(DV Case; Napa County) Airplane pilot case – his entire career depended on a dismissal. Certified Appellate Law Specialist Paul McCarthy’s research and motion convinced judge to dismiss entire case. (Oct. 2017)
Paul McCarthy was born on October 27, 1949 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He graduated from the University of Hawaii with a degree in Philosophy in 1971. He then attended the University of Washington School of Law, graduating in 1974.

He practiced law in Hawaii before coming to California in 1989. He joined the Law Offices of Robert J. Beles in 1989. He is admitted to practice in all California Courts, the United States District Courts of California, the United States 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. McCarthy has specialized since 1989 in writing motions, writs, and appeals. At the Law Offices of Robert J. Beles, he is known as the fastest writer in the west. His high quality legal research and writing is often the difference between winning and losing. Mr. McCarthy’s phenomenal ability to quickly synthesize the facts and get it down on paper with proper authorities and citations, has gained the respect of the legal community.

Current Employment Position(s):Of Counsel
Year Joined Organization:
Areas of Practice:
Criminal Defense Appeals
Bar Admissions:
California U.S. District Court Central District of California U.S. District Court Eastern District of CaliforniaU.S. District Court Northern District of CaliforniaU.S. District Court Southern District of CaliforniaU.S. Court of Appeals 9th CircuitU.S. Supreme Court
University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, Washington, 1974
University of Hawaii, 1971 Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy

State Certified Specialists
Robert Beles - State Certified Criminal Law Specialist
Anne Beles - State Certified Criminal Law Specialist
Paul McCarthy - State Certified Appellate Law Specialist
Emilio Parker - State Certified Immigration Law Specialist
California Board of Legal Specialization

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    Oakland Office
    The Ordway Building
    1 Kaiser Plaza - Suite 2300
    Oakland, CA 94612
    Phone: (510) 836-0100
    Fax: 510-832-3690

    Hayward Office
    22320 Foothill Blvd.
    Hayward, CA 94541
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    Fremont Office
    39560 Stevenson Place - St 217
    Fremont, CA 94536
    Phone: (510) 745-7755

    Pleasanton Office
    4900 Hopyard Rd. - Suite 100
    Pleasanton, CA 94588
    Phone: (925) 460-5400

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    2121 N. California Blvd
    Walnut Creek, CA 94507
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    2880 Zanker Road, Suite 203
    San Jose, CA 95134
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