About Charles Parkin

Dear Voter,

I want to thank you for taking the time to research my qualifications and reasons why I am asking for your vote. 

Many of our local newspapers have described the City Attorney race as possibly the most important race of this election cycle, and for good reason. This job is no place for a newcomer, but demands an experienced leader who has the background and wherewithal to provide the type of municipal law expertise that the great City of Long Beach richly deserves.

Qualifications

My entire 19 year legal career has been spent practicing municipal law in Long Beach, which makes me uniquely qualified to be the City Attorney. I graduated cum laude from Pacific Coast University, School of Law and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Long Beach.

I am admitted to practice in California and before the United States District Court for the Central District, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court. I am a member of the California State Bar Association (Public Law Section), Long Beach Bar Association (Elected to the Board of Governors for the terms of 2003-2004 and 2012-2013) and served as President of the Long Beach City Attorney's Association for...

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Media

A Letter from Terese Parkin

I wanted to share with you on a personal level some attributes about Charlie you may not have heard in all the political talk. We are high school sweethearts from the 1976 class of St Anthony’s High School. We are happy to have just celebrated our 37th anniversary in May.
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7th District Councilman-Elect Roberto Uranga Endorses Charles Parkin for City...

"I have known and worked with Charlie since my earliest days with the City of Long Beach. Charlie has the experience and leadership we need in this vital position. His knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of the City Attorney's Office and the diverse support he enjoys across all areas of our community make Charlie Parkin my choice on Jun...
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City Attorney

CHARLES PARKIN'S EXPERIENCE

Long Beach City Attorney’s Office                               
Long Beach, California                                                
1995-Present
 
Present

Serves as the sole and exclusive legal counsel to the City of Long Beach, the Long Beach City Council, all...

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