Yoshiaki Kubota

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Irvine, CA

Kubota & Craig, PC
 | 16530 Bake Parkway, Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: 949-234-7429
Fax: 949-218-5679
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
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    As partner at Kubota & Craig, Yoshiaki Kubota handles personal injury cases of premises liability, trucking accidents and motor vehicle accidents for clients in Orange County, California. As personal injury litigation can be extremely complex and complicated, Mr. Kubota represents the severely inured as they work through the process. He has tried close to 40 personal injury trials to completion and is fully prepared to take on any case and protect the rights of his clients.

    Mr. Kubota is experienced in wrongful death, governmental tort liability, products liability, catastrophic injuries and complex litigation. Extensively experienced and knowledgeable in the areas of litigation, case evaluation and trial practice, he has been given the Presidential Award of Merit from the Consumer Attorneys of California four times. His dedication, commitment and leadership made him a natural choice as someone extremely invested in consumer protection.

    The United States Congress recognized Mr. Kubota and gave him a certificate of congressional representation, and he was inducted into the Law’s Hall of Fame at Western State College. He is also a member of the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, the Orange County Bar Foundation’s Society of Fellows, the Orange County Asian American Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association and the American Association of Justice.

    With a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of California, Riverside, Mr. Kubota attended Western State College of Law where he obtained a Juris Doctor in 1994. He is admitted to practice in California state courts and before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. For his commitment to legal ethics and professional accomplishments, he earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    * AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Personal Injury - General
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


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    Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020

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    About Yoshiaki Kubota

    Admitted: 1994, California

    Professional Webpage: http://kubotacraig.com/


    • Top Attorneys, Orange Coast Magazine, 2010 - 2013
    • "AV" Rating, Martindale Hubbell, 2011
    • Top Attorney in Southern California, Los Angeles Magazine, 2010 - 2013
    • Inducted into the Western State College of Law Hall of Fame, 2012
    • Certificate of Congressional Recognition for Commitment to Consumer Advocacy, United States Congress
    • Southern California Super Lawyer, since 2010
    • Top Attorneys in Southern California, 2010 - 2013
    • Consumer Attorneys of California Presidential Award of Merit, 2008 - 2011

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Board Of Trial Advocates’ Orange County, California Chapter, Parliamentarian to the Board of Director
    • Banyard Inn of Court, Master Bencher
    • Consumer Attorneys of California, Board of Governor, 2006 - 2012
    • Banyard Inns of Court, Member
    • Board of Directors for the Banyard Inns of Court, Member
    • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, President, 2011
    • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, First Vice President, 2002 - Present
    • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, Board, 2002 - Present
    • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Member, 2006
    • Orange County Asian American Bar Association, Member
    • Orange County Bar Association, Member
    • American Association of Justice, Member
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
    • U.S. District Court Central District of California
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
    • California, 1995

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
    • Orange County Bar Foundation Society of Fellows
    • Amateur Entomologist

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Chapman University College of Law, Guest Lecturer
    • Western State College of Law, Guest Lecturer
    • Consumer Attorneys of California, Lecturer
    • Sacramento Trial Lawyers Association, Lecturer
    • Consumer Attorneys of the Inland Empire, Lecturer
    • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles, Lecturer
    • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, Lecturer
    • National Business Institute, Lecturer

    Educational Background:

    • University of California, Riverside, B.A., Major: Political Science, 1989
    • San Bernardino Valley College, Associates of Arts - 1986
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    Office Location for Yoshiaki Kubota

    16530 Bake Parkway
    Irvine, CA 92618

    Phone: 949-234-7429

    Fax: 949-218-5679

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