Cary Mullen, Esq.

A Commitment to Personalized Client Service and Long-Term Satisfaction

As an associate with The Ledbetter Law Firm, APC, Cary Mullen provides legal services to individuals and small businesses across Southern California in the areas of trust and estate planning, lemon law litigation, and the resolution of business disputes and transactions.

Cary, a graduate of Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, developed his passion for client advocacy and the resolution of complex matters through his previous career working on behalf of the Los Angeles Unified School District. In that position, Cary represented the LAUSD at due process mediations, negotiated and drafted hundreds of confidential settlement agreements in connection with claims brought on behalf of parties with disabilities, and supervised compliance efforts with federal law mandates at schools across the LAUSD region.

While in law school, Cary focused on building litigation experience through his legal externships with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office and the civil defense firm Carpenter Rothans & Dumont. Now as an associate with The Ledbetter Law Firm, APC, Cary has dedicated his legal career to providing

plaintiffs, individuals, families, and business entities across the Southern California region with legal counsel in various aspects of estate planning and consumer and business litigation.

Prior to law school, Cary earned a B.A. in Literature from the University of California Santa Cruz, as well as an M.A. in Special Education at Loyola Marymount University, where he graduated with honors. He was awarded the Wildman Schumacher Scholarship to attend Southwestern Law School’s prestigious two-year J.D. program, where he graduated in 2016.

Cary is a Los Angeles native and resides with his wife and two daughters in Marina Del Rey. Cary is a member of the state bar of California, and is licensed to practice law in The United States District Court, Central District of California. In addition, he is an active member of several legal organizations.

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Education

Southwestern School of Law, J.D., 2016
Loyola Marymount University, M.A., 2005
University of California Santa Cruz, B.A. Literature, 1996

Admissions

California, 2016
USDC, Central District, 2016

Organizations

American Bar Association
Beverly Hills Car Association – Trust and Estates Section
Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles

What Our Clients Say

“Tom was able to take the complex and daunting task of putting together an estate plan and made it much simpler by asking the right questions, focusing on what really mattered, and getting it documented the right way. His down to earth nature, ability to explain things in non-lawyer terms and his deep estate planning expertise made him an excellent fit for our family and estate planning needs.”

Vish Chatterji

“I hired Tom Ledbetter to represent my company in a contentious contract dispute. One of his main strengths was communicating to me the various procedures and legal strategies throughout the litigation. His exceptional advocacy and knowledge are why I recommend him. Tom now represents my company in drafting and negotiation all of our contracts.”

Giorgia Mannucci
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