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Carlo Brooks is an attorney with Berke Law Offices, Inc., in Canoga Park, California. Licensed to practice in Minnesota as well as in California, Mr. Brooks represents clients throughout both states and across the globe who have legal needs involving immigration law, criminal defense, civil rights, civil litigation and appeals.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Brooks worked as a content analyst and content operations manager for several prominent and large-scale digital media companies. His extensive technology background enables him to better address the needs of technology companies embroiled in complex litigation both domestically and internationally, and he has assisted numerous commercial clients in a variety of industries with their issues involving contracts, real estate and other matters.
In addition, Mr. Brooks has gained notable experience handling civil rights and criminal-immigration claims before district, circuit and appellate courts, as well as various immigration agencies. A highly successful litigator, Mr. Brooks is equally effective outside of the courtroom. He has assisted with numerous negotiations to help his clients reach favorable settlements in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
A 1993 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Mr. Brooks completed his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour in Bordeaux, France, where he graduated summa cum laude. He then taught English composition for several years before returning to the United States. Mr. Brooks attended Southwestern Law School and obtained his Juris Doctor in 2016.
Fluent in French and English, Mr. Brooks has published legal articles in both languages, and he maintains active involvement in his legal community. He also volunteers his time and services with the Southwestern Law School Small Claims Court Clinic, and he volunteers as an outreach advisor for the Public Counsel CARES program.