Yoshiaki Kubota

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Irvine, California

Kubota & Craig, PC
Yoshiaki Kubota
Kubota & Craig, PC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in California since: 1994

Education: Western State University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2023

Kubota & Craig, PC

16530 Bake Parkway
Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92618 Visit website


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

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1994, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.kubotacraig.com/staff-member/yoshiaki-c-kubota/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Western State College of Law, Guest Lecturer
  • Chapman University College of Law, Guest Lecturer
  • National Business Institute, Lecturer
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, Lecturer
  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles, Lecturer
  • Consumer Attorneys of the Inland Empire, Lecturer
  • Sacramento Trial Lawyers Association, Lecturer
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Lecturer
  • "AV" Rating, Martindale Hubbell, 2011
  • Top Attorneys, Orange Coast Magazine, 2010 - 2013
  • Consumer Attorneys of California Presidential Award of Merit, 2008 - 2011
  • Southern California Super Lawyer, since 2010
  • Certificate of Congressional Recognition for Commitment to Consumer Advocacy, United States Congress
  • Top Attorney in Southern California, Los Angeles Magazine, 2010 - 2013
  • Top Attorneys in Southern California, 2010 - 2013
  • Inducted into the Western State College of Law Hall of Fame, 2012
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Orange County Bar Foundation Society of Fellows
  • Amateur Entomologist
  • Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, Board, 2002 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Board of Governor, 2006 - 2012
  • Banyard Inn of Court, Master Bencher
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • American Association of Justice, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Member, 2006
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, President, 2011
  • Banyard Inns of Court, Member
  • California, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • Orange County Asian American Bar Association, Member
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, First Vice President, 2002 - Present
  • Board of Directors for the Banyard Inns of Court, Member
  • American Board Of Trial Advocates’ Orange County, California Chapter, Parliamentarian to the Board of Director
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member
Educational Background:
  • University of California, Riverside, B.A., Major: Political Science, 1989
  • San Bernardino Valley College, Associates of Arts - 1986

Office location for Yoshiaki Kubota

16530 Bake Parkway
Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92618

Phone: 949-234-7429


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2023

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