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Carolin Shining

Trusted Champion for Justice

About Carolin Shining

Carolin Shining is a trusted legal professional dedicated to advocating for the rights of abused elders, wrongly terminated employees, consumer employee class actions, contested conservatorships and all individuals who have suffered injuries.

Over her decades of experience, Ms. Shining has been responsible for cases that have resulted in verdicts and settlements in the millions and tens of millions of dollars in complex litigation. Through her hard work and dedication, her clients have earned over one hundred million dollars in settlements in a wide variety of cases.

Professional Achievements and Leadership Roles

Demonstrating her trusted role as a partner for consumer rights, Carolin Shining has been actively involved in numerous roles, exemplifying a steadfast commitment to justice and excellence, including:

Current Initiatives

For 2023-24, Carolin is leading the charge for family equity in the legal practice through the LACBA Presidential Advisory Committee on Women in the Law. Carolin’s efforts are targeted to helping families reach access to justice in the courts.

Carolin also serves as the chair of the CAALA Legislative Committee.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Carolin has been selected as a Moderator at the 2024 CAALA Annual Meeting, the nation’s largest plaintiffs’ lawyer seminar with over 3000 attendees in Las Vegas.

Commitment to Public Justice

The cumulative efforts and actions of Carolin Shining underscore a profound dedication to public justice and a relentless commitment to safeguarding consumer rights.

Education and Licensing:

Ms. Shining attended the prestigious University of Michigan earning her Juris Doctor. Ms. Shining has been admitted to practice in all courts in California and Illinois. She has also been admitted in numerous federal courts, including the Northern District of California, the Southern District of California, the Eastern District of California, the Northern District of Illinois, the Central District of Illinois and the Eastern District of Michigan.


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