Representing the Voice of the Injured

C. Ray Carlson

Founding Attorney

C. Ray Carlson is a skilled trial attorney with over 40 years of legal experience. He focuses his practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on personal injuries matter here in Southern California. He is the founding partner at the Law Offices of C. Ray Carlson, where he frequently represents plaintiffs in complex personal injury and wrongful death cases.

C. Ray Carlson began his distinguished career in West Los Angeles and quickly became a partner with the firm Shaffer, Doble, Carlson, Hicks & Pocrass. After eight successful years with the firm, he established the Law Offices of C. Ray Carlson in Santa Clarita, serving clients in the Greater Los Angeles Area.

Currently, C. Ray Carlson holds leadership positions in his church and is actively involved with the Boy Scouts of America, Family Promise and within his local community. These activities have helped him to be understanding and empathetic in resolving problems on behalf of his clients. An avid traveler, he is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and has worked and lived in Mexico and Central America. In addition, he has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.

C. Ray Carlson and his wife of 48 years reside in Santa Clarita, California. They are the parents of three children and eight grandchildren.

Areas of Practice

  • Animal bites
  • Aviation & mass transit accidents
  • Elder law
  • Medical malpractice
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Nursing home
  • Personal injury
  • Sexual harassment
  • Toxic torts
  • Wrongful death

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1980


  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California
    • J.D. – 1980
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • B.A. – 1977
    • Major: Spanish

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Board of The Boys & Girls Club, Santa Clarita


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

The law offices of C Ray Carlson are honestly as good as it gets! I can not recommend this firm highly enough to anyone going through an injury case. You will be in expert hands with a tremendous amount of integrity and care for your overall need. – Francesca Q.

What Sets Us Apart

40+ Years of Experience

When people have been seriously injured in accidents or as a result of others’ negligence, they need two things from their attorneys—they deserve to be treated with respect and they deserve real results. Our firm has been delivering both to our clients since 1980.

Supportive, Honest & Responsive Care

Given the experience and knowledge we have amongst the attorneys at our firm, we utilize a team approach. Each client benefits from the expertise of several attorneys, not just the one assigned to their case.

Offering Services in Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, and Tagalog

The multilingual proficiency of our legal team presents a distinct advantage, ensuring accessibility and effective communication for a diverse range of clients.

Available 24/7 by Phone

Accidents can occur at any moment, day or night. That's why our services are available 24/7, ensuring immediate assistance and support when you need it the most.

No Fees Unless We Win

When we take on your case, you can have peace of mind knowing that there is no fee unless we secure a successful outcome for you. Our commitment is aligned with your success, ensuring that you only pay when we win your case.

Contact Us

    Call our office today at 661.294.0044 or submit a
    free online case evaluation form to learn more.