Sandra Carelli


Sandra Carelli

— Of Counsel —


Admitted: State Bar of California, State Bar of Nevada
Education: University of Florida, B.A., California Western School of Law, J.D.
Direct Dial: (858) 646-0071 Ext. 108
Email Address: scarelli@wolfenzon.com




Sandy Carelli was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and became a permanent resident of San Diego, California in 1997. After completing law school in 1995, Ms. Carelli served as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Sally Loehrer of the Eighth Judicial District Court of Nevada. Following her clerkship, Ms. Carelli became an associate with Alverson, Taylor, Mortensen, Nelson & Sanders, a prestigious civil litigation firm in Las Vegas, where she defended medical malpractice, legal malpractice, personal injury, automobile, and construction defect actions.

In 1997 Ms. Carelli joined the San Diego based law firm where Mr. Wolfenzon was a partner and continued to practice law in both Nevada and California. She represented casinos, common carriers, developers, general contractors, subcontractors and design professionals in the construction industry. In September 2000, Ms. Carelli joined Mr. Wolfenzon when he formed The Wolfenzon Law Group, now known as Wolfenzon Rolle. Ms. Carelli continued to represent developers, general contractors, design professionals, common carriers, and casinos in complex civil litigation until 2006.

From 2006 until 2013 Ms. Carelli left the full-time practice of law to raise her children and devote more time to family. During that time she continued her legal profession on a part-time basis focusing on several areas of the law including personal injury, construction litigation, construction defect, employment law, elder law, property disputes, real estate law, business litigation, professional liability, mortgage lending and foreclosures, and bankruptcy. In addition, Ms. Carelli was extensively trained by a Certified Family Law Specialist and became highly experienced with divorce (dissolutions), child custody, child support, spousal support, QDROs, and adoptions. Ms. Carelli has handled numerous family law matters from their inception through settlement and/or trial and obtained favorable results for her family law clients.

Ms. Carelli rejoined Wolfenzon Rolle in 2014 and returns with diverse experience in many areas of law. Ms. Carelli has extensive litigation experience and has co-chaired six (6) trials with Mr. Wolfenzon with impressive results in each often obtaining monetary awards against plaintiffs and in favor of her clients. She has also defended hundreds of mold claims and obtained millions of dollars in settlements for her family law clients.

Ms. Carelli is admitted to practice law in all Nevada State Courts and before the United States District Court of Nevada. She is also admitted to practice law in all California State Courts as well as before the United States District Court of Southern California.