Cari Donahue was admitted to the California Bar 6th December 2010, but has since been disbarred. Cari graduated from Chapman University SOL.

Lawyer Information

NameCari Donahue
First Admitted6 December 2010 (13 years, 7 months ago)
StatusDisbarred
Bar Number273436

Contact

Current Email[email protected]
Phone Number(760) 687-9807
Fax Number(760) 688-3768

Schools

Law SchoolChapman University SOL (Orange CA)
Undergraduate SchoolUniversity of Southern Calif (Los Angeles CA)

Address

Current AddressLa Jolla Del Mar Properties, 4225 Executive Sq, Ste 600
La Jolla, CA 92037-1484
Map
Previous AddressWestside Law APC
2003 S El Camino Real Ste 117
Oceanside, CA 92054
Previous AddressWestside Law APC
2003 S El Camino Real Ste 117
Oceanside, CA 92054-6213

History

1 October 2017Disbarred (6 years, 9 months ago)
Disbarment 15-O-13079
26 July 2017Not eligible to practice law in CA (6 years, 12 months ago)
Discipline w/actual suspension 14-O-05402
13 May 2017Not eligible to practice law in CA (7 years, 2 months ago)
Ordered inactive 15-O-13079
27 December 2016Disciplinary charges filed in State Bar Court 15-O-13079 (7 years, 6 months ago)
28 August 2016Not eligible to practice law in CA (7 years, 10 months ago)
Discipline w/actual suspension 14-O-00897
27 July 2016Disciplinary charges filed in State Bar Court 14-O-05402 (7 years, 12 months ago)
4 December 2015Inactive (8 years, 7 months ago)
11 February 2015Disciplinary charges filed in State Bar Court 14-O-00897 (9 years, 5 months ago)
6 December 2010Admitted to the State Bar of California (13 years, 7 months ago)

Discipline Summaries

August 28, 2016

CARI DONAHUE [#273436], 32, of Oceanside, was suspended from the practice of law for two years and until she makes restitution to clients of $13,500 plus interest. She must pass the State Bar’s Ethics School test. The order took effect Aug. 28, 2016.

Donahue was found culpable of receiving an illegal advanced fee for loan modification or forbearance services, failing to deposit and maintain client funds in her trust account or pay client funds promptly and committing an act involving moral turpitude.

In aggravation, she committed multiple acts of misconduct and caused significant harm to clients. She failed to make restitution. She committed acts of uncharged misconduct, including failure to properly supervise non-attorneys’ handling of client matters. In mitigation, Donahue cooperated with the State Bar and presented evidence of her good character.