Kyle Koichi Morishita

Kyle Koichi Morishita

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

De Castroverde Law Group
 | 1149 S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 702-222-9999
Fax: 702-383-8741
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Consumer (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Kyle received top honors from Chambers USA, Super Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, Avvo, and Nevada Business Magazine.  He also received client service awards from Martindale-Hubbell, Avvo, and the Las Vegas Sun.

    During World War II, the U.S. government detained Kyle's U.S. citizen grandparents because of their Japanese ancestry.  Learning about this history inspired Kyle to protect immigrants’ rights.

    Kyle was born in Boston and raised in Oakland.  He interned for U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and the U.S. Air Force.  Kyle also clerked for Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy and the Honorable Kristin L. Mix of the U.S. District Court.  

    In his legal practice, Kyle applies principles he learned from a ten-day silent meditation course, yoga, and coaching basketball.  Outside of work, he serves on the Board of Directors for the Immigration Law Clinic Alumni Council and Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha.

    De Castroverde Law Group specializes in personal injury and immigration law.

    About Kyle Morishita

    Admitted: 2014, Nevada

    Professional Webpage: https://www.dlgteam.com/attorneys/kyle-morishita/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Band 1 is Chambers USA’s highest ranking for technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, and commitment, Band 1, Chambers USA, 2021
    • Rising Stars honors a maximum of 2.5 percent of attorneys per state for peer recognition and professional achievements, Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2021
    • Legal Elite honors the top 3 percent of Nevada attorneys recognized by their peers for their work and dedication to the legal field (2021). , Legal Elite, Nevada Business Magazine, 2021
    • AV Preeminent is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for professional excellence in legal ability and ethical standards, AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2021
    • Platinum is Martindale-Hubbell’s top award for client satisfaction, Platinum Client Champion Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2021
    • 10.0 is Avvo’s highest rating for legal experience and professional achievements, 10.0 Rating, Avvo, 2021
    • The Clients’ Choice Award honors attorneys for client satisfaction, Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2021
    • Community Choice Customer Care honors Las Vegas’ top lawyer recognized by the community for client service, Community Choice Customer Care, The Las Vegas Sun, 2021
    • Rising Stars honors a maximum of 2.5 percent of attorneys per state for peer recognition and professional achievements, Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2020
    • AV Preeminent is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for professional excellence in legal ability and ethical standards, AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2020
    • Platinum is Martindale-Hubbell’s top award for client satisfaction, Platinum Client Champion Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2020
    • 10.0 is Avvo’s highest rating for legal experience and professional achievements, 10.0 Rating, Avvo, 2020
    • The Clients’ Choice Award honors attorneys for client satisfaction, Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2020
    • CRLAF, Inc. awards attorneys for providing community and pro bono services, Outstanding Community Service Award, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc., 2011
    • The Order of Barristers is a national honor society, which recognizes law students for oral advocacy and brief writing skills, Member, The Order of Barristers, 2011
    • The University of California, Davis, School of Law hosts an annual moot court competition, First Place Oral Advocate, University of California, Davis, School of Law, 2010
    • The Frances Carr Competition is an annual mock trial competition, First Place, Frances Carr Competition, 2010

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Board of Directors, Immigration Law Clinic Alumni Council, 2021
    • Board of Directors, Immigration Law Clinic Alumni Council, 2020
    • Volunteer, Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce, 2020
    • Board of Directors, Immigration Law Clinic Alumni Council, 2019
    • Executive Committee, The Howard D. McKibben American Inn of Court, 2019
    • Volunteer, Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce, 2019
    • Board of Directors, Immigration Law Clinic Alumni Council, 2018
    • Executive Committee, The Howard D. McKibben American Inn of Court, 2018
    • Volunteer, Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce, 2018
    • Board of Directors, Immigration Law Clinic Alumni Council, 2017
    • Executive Committee, The Howard D. McKibben American Inn of Court, 2017
    • Board of Directors, Immigration Law Clinic Alumni Council, 2016
    • Executive Committee, The Howard D. McKibben American Inn of Court, 2016
    • Volunteer Attorney, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic, 2016
    • Board of Directors, Immigration Law Clinic Alumni Council, 2015
    • Executive Committee, The Howard D. McKibben American Inn of Court, 2015

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • President, Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha, 2021
    • Mentor, Huellas Mentorship Program, 2021
    • Board of Directors, Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha, 2020
    • Mentor, Huellas Mentorship Program, 2020
    • Board of Directors, Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha, 2019
    • Volunteer, Goodie Two Shoes Foundation, 2019
    • Volunteer, Three Square Food Bank, 2019
    • Board of Directors, Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha, 2018
    • Volunteer, Goodie Two Shoes Foundation, 2018
    • Volunteer, Three Square Food Bank, 2018
    • Board of Directors, Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha, 2017
    • Volunteer, Three Square Food Bank, 2017
    • Board of Directors, Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha, 2016
    • Big Brother, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada, 2016

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Immigration Court (Matter of P-G-J-): Kyle and his colleagues attained cancellation of removal and lawful permanent residence for a mother of two U.S. citizens, 2021
    • Immigration Court (Matter of J-M-M-G-): Kyle and his colleagues attained release on bond and lawful permanent residence for a husband of a U.S. citizen, father of four U.S. citizens, and son of a U.S. citizen, 2021
    • Immigration Court (Matter of M-G-C-): Kyle and his colleagues attained release on bond and lawful permanent residence for a husband of a U.S. citizen, father of three U.S. citizens, and son of a U.S. citizen, 2021
    • Immigration Services and Consulate General (Matter of L-M-C-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a waiver of grounds of inadmissibility and lawful permanent residence for a Mexican citizen, 2021
    • Immigration Services and Consulate General (Matter of P-G-N-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a provisional unlawful presence waiver and lawful permanent residence for a husband of a U.S. citizen and father of three U.S. citizens, 2021
    • Immigration Court (Matter of F-R-O-): Kyle and his colleagues attained release on bond, cancellation of removal, and lawful permanent residence for a son of lawful permanent residents and father of a U.S. citizen, 2021
    • Immigration Court (Matter of G-M-H-): Kyle and his colleagues attained cancellation of removal and lawful permanent residence for a father of eight U.S. citizens, 2021
    • Immigration Services (Matter of R-L-D-): Kyle and his colleagues attained lawful permanent residence for husband of a U.S. citizen, 2021
    • Immigration Court (Matter of S-R-O-): Kyle and his colleagues attained reopening of removal proceedings and termination of removal proceedings for a TPS recipient and father of two U.S. citizens, 2021
    • Immigration Court (Matter of E-S-P-): Kyle and his colleagues attained release on bond, cancellation of removal, and lawful permanent residence for a mother of four U.S. citizens, 2021
    • Immigration Court (Matter of R-N-B-): Kyle and his colleagues attained release on bond and lawful permanent residence for a wife of a U.S. citizen and mother of a U.S. citizen, 2021
    • Immigration Court (Matter of G-D-F-): Kyle and his colleagues attained release on bond, cancellation of removal, and lawful permanent residence for a father of four U.S. citizens, 2021
    • Immigration Court (Matter of P-L-G-): Kyle and his colleagues attained cancellation of removal and lawful permanent residence for a mother of three U.S. citizens, 2021
    • Immigration Court (Matter of A-M-M-): Kyle and his colleagues attained cancellation of removal and lawful permanent residence for a father of three U.S. citizens, 2021
    • Immigration Court and Immigration Services (Matter of J-A-S-A-): Kyle and his colleagues attained dismissal of removal proceedings and lawful permanent residence for a Cuban citizen, 2020
    • Immigration Court (Matter of J-F-D-L-H-): Kyle and his colleagues attained release on bond, cancellation of removal, and lawful permanent residence for a father of three U.S. citizens and two DACA recipients, 2020
    • Immigration Court (Matter of A-M-G-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a favorable ruling regarding a contested statutory issue and release on bond for a son of a lawful permanent resident, 2020
    • Immigration Court (Matter of A-D-J-C-C-): Kyle and his colleagues attained release on bond, two times, for a husband of a U.S. citizen, 2020
    • Immigration Court and Immigration Services (Matter of A-M-N-R-): Kyle and his colleagues attained release on bond and termination of removal proceedings for a victim of domestic violence and mother of a U.S. citizen, 2020
    • Immigration Court and Immigration Services (Matter of A-M-G-): Kyle and his colleagues attained termination of removal proceedings and lawful permanent residence for a Cuban citizen, 2020
    • Immigration Court (Matter of P-C-D-L-R-): Kyle and his colleagues attained reopening of removal proceedings for a husband of a U.S. citizen and father of two U.S. citizens, 2020
    • Immigration Services and Consulate General (Matter of A-R-C-V-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a provisional unlawful presence waiver and lawful permanent residence for a husband of a U.S. citizen and father of a U.S. citizen, 2020
    • Immigration Court (Matter of P-L-O-): Kyle and his colleagues attained release on bond, cancellation of removal, and lawful permanent residence for a father of four U.S. citizens, 2020
    • Immigration Court (Matter of J-M-N-): Kyle and his colleagues attained termination of removal proceedings for a lawful permanent resident and son of a U.S. citizen, 2020
    • Immigration Services and Consulate General (Matter of Y-A-G-T-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a provisional unlawful presence waiver and lawful permanent residence for a wife of a U.S. citizen and mother of three U.S. citizens, 2019
    • Immigration Court and Immigration Services (Matter of J-A-E-F-): Kyle and his colleagues attained release on bond and termination of removal proceedings for a victim of domestic violence, 2019
    • Board of Immigration Appeals and Immigration Court (Matter of V-H-V-A-): Kyle and his colleagues won an appeal and attained cancellation of removal and lawful permanent residence for a father of three U.S. citizens, 2019
    • Immigration Court, Detained (Matter of V-A-L-): Kyle and his colleagues attained release from detention and withholding of removal for a victim of sexual abuse, 2019
    • Immigration Services and Consulate General (Matter of M-E-D-C-A-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a provisional unlawful presence waiver and lawful permanent residence for a wife of a U.S. citizen and mother of a lawful permanent resident, 2019
    • Board of Immigration Appeals (Matter of S-B-B-): Kyle and his colleagues won an appeal to vacate an in absentia order, reopen proceedings, and remand proceedings for an asylum applicant, 2019
    • Immigration Services (Matter of M-J-Q-H-): Kyle and his colleagues attained citizenship for a husband of a U.S. citizen and father of three U.S. citizens, 2019
    • Immigration Services and Consulate General (Matter of T-D-L-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a provisional unlawful presence waiver and lawful permanent residence for a DACA recipient and wife of a U.S. citizen, 2019
    • Board of Immigration Appeals (Matter of C-E-C-H): Kyle and his colleagues won an appeal to remand proceedings for an asylum applicant, 2019
    • Immigration Services (Matter of L-A-S-S-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a provisional unlawful presence waiver for a husband of a U.S. citizen and father of a U.S. citizen, 2019
    • Immigration Services and Consulate General (Matter of M-I-D-G-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a provisional unlawful presence waiver and lawful permanent residence for a wife of a U.S. citizen and mother of two U.S. citizens, 2019
    • Immigration Court, Detained (Matter of E-A-S-): Kyle and his colleagues attained release from detention, cancellation of removal, and lawful permanent residence for a husband of a U.S. citizen and father of two U.S. citizens, 2019
    • Immigration Services (Matter of J-C-S-G-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a provisional unlawful presence waiver for a husband of a U.S. citizen and father of five U.S. citizens, 2019
    • Immigration Services (Matter of R-D-G-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a provisional unlawful presence waiver for a DACA recipient, husband of a U.S. citizen, and father of four U.S. citizens, 2019
    • Immigration Services and Consulate General (Matter of S-F-C-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a provisional unlawful presence waiver and lawful permanent residence for a wife of a U.S. citizen and mother of a U.S. citizen, 2018
    • Immigration Services and Consulate General (Matter of F-J-C-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a provisional unlawful presence waiver and lawful permanent residence for a husband of a U.S. citizen and father of three U.S. citizens, 2018
    • Immigration Services (Matter of R-P-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a waiver of grounds of inadmissibility for a fiance of a U.S. citizen, 2018
    • Immigration Services and Consulate General (Matter of G-V-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a provisional unlawful presence waiver and lawful permanent residence for a wife of a U.S. citizen and mother of two U.S. citizens, 2018
    • Immigration Court (Matter of F-M-I-): Kyle and his colleagues attained reopening and termination of removal proceedings for a husband of lawful permanent resident and father of a U.S. citizen, 2018
    • Immigration Court, Detained (Matter of P-T-C-): Kyle and his colleagues attained release from detention and cancellation of removal for a lawful permanent resident and father of a U.S. citizen, 2018
    • Immigration Court (Matter of A-C-C-C-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a favorable ruling regarding a contested statutory issue and release on bond for a mother of three U.S. citizens, 2018
    • Immigration Services and Consulate General (Matter of L-M-M-P-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a provisional unlawful presence waiver and lawful permanent residence for a husband of a U.S. citizen and father of two U.S. citizens, 2018
    • Immigration Court (Matter of R-O-M-): Kyle and his colleagues attained suspension of deportation and lawful permanent residence for a father of two U.S. citizens, 2018
    • Immigration Court (Matter of D-C-J-): Kyle and his colleagues attained cancellation of removal and lawful permanent residence for a father of four U.S. citizens, 2018
    • Immigration Court (Matter of A-H-H-): Kyle and his colleagues attained cancellation of removal and lawful permanent residence for a mother of two U.S. citizens, 2018
    • Immigration Court (Matter of J-J-A-D-R- and E-A-P-C-): Kyle and his colleagues attained cancellation of removal and lawful permanent residence for parents of two U.S. citizen children, 2018
    • Immigration Court (Matter of V-B-C-): Kyle and his colleagues attained suspension of deportation and lawful permanent residence for a mother of three U.S. citizens, 2018
    • Immigration Services (Matter of A-E-H-R-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a provisional unlawful presence waiver for a husband of a U.S. citizen and father of a U.S. citizen, 2018
    • Immigration Services (Matter of M-S-M-M-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a provisional unlawful presence waiver for a husband of a U.S. citizen and father of a U.S. citizen, 2017
    • Immigration Services and Consulate General (Matter of Y-C-U-D-C-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a provisional unlawful presence waiver for a wife of a U.S. citizen and mother of three U.S. citizens, 2017
    • Immigration Court (Matter of J-R-H-): Kyle and his colleagues attained temporary protective status for a father of two U.S. citizens, 2017
    • Immigration Court (Matter of E-D-E-): Kyle and his colleagues attained a waiver of deportability for a lawful permanent resident and father of a U.S. citizen, 2017
    • Immigration Court (Matter of S-N-O-M- and A-N-O-M-): Kyle and his colleagues attained asylum for a victim of domestic violence and her daughter, 2017
    • Immigration Court (Matter of D-F-A-M-): Kyle and his colleagues attained termination of removal proceedings and lawful permanent residence for a widower of a U.S. citizen, 2017
    • Immigration Court (Matter of L-L-B-): Kyle and his colleagues attained cancellation of removal for a lawful permanent resident and mother of two U.S. citizens, 2017
    • Immigration Court (Matter of O-J-H-): Kyle and his colleagues attained lawful permanent residence for a husband of a U.S. citizen and father of two U.S. citizens, 2017
    • Immigration Court (Matter of M-P-P-): Kyle and his colleagues attained temporary protective status for a mother of two U.S. citizens, 2016
    • Immigration Court (Matter of J-G-D-): Kyle and his colleagues attained lawful permanent residence for a husband of a U.S. citizen and father of two U.S. citizens, 2016
    • Immigration Court, Detained (Matter of J-N-G-T-): Kyle and his colleagues attained withholding of removal for a victim of domestic violence, 2016
    • Immigration Court (Matter of M-S-): Kyle and his colleagues attained cancellation of removal for a lawful permanent resident and father of two U.S. citizens, 2016
    • Motor Vehicle Accident (Client v. Taxicab Driver): during litigation, Kyle and his colleagues attained a favorable settlement for their client, who suffered injuries after a taxicab caused a collision by swerving in front of the client, 2016
    • Injunctive Relief (Casino v. Clients): at an evidentiary hearing, Kyle and his colleagues successfully defended their clients in preliminary injunction proceedings, 2016
    • Motor Vehicle Accident (Clients v. Adverse Driver): Kyle and his colleagues attained a $125,000 settlement for their clients, who suffered injuries after the defendant rear-ended the clients on the freeway, 2016
    • Motor Vehicle Accident (Client v. Adverse Driver): during litigation, Kyle and his colleagues attained a $125,000 settlement for their client, who suffered injuries after the defendant broadsided the client, 2015
    • Homeowners Association Foreclosure (Bank v. Client): in a lawsuit filed by a bank, Kyle and his colleagues attained summary judgment and quiet title for their client, who purchased her home at a homeowners association foreclosure sale, 2015
    • Motor Vehicle Accident (Client v. Adverse Driver): Kyle and his colleagues attained a verdict for their client, who suffered injuries after the defendant rear-ended the client, 2015
    • Slip and Fall (Client v. Shopping Mall): through mediation, Kyle and his colleagues attained a favorable settlement for their client, who suffered injuries after slipping and falling in a shopping mall, 2015
    • Immigration Court (Matter of L-C-M-): Kyle and his colleagues attained termination of removal proceedings for a lawful permanent resident, widow, and mother of five U.S. citizens, 2012
    • Immigration Court (Matter of M-E-A-V-): Kyle and his colleagues attained cancellation of removal and lawful permanent residence for a mother of three U.S. citizens, 2011
    • Immigration Court (Matter of F-M-): Kyle and his colleagues attained cancellation of removal and lawful permanent residence for a father of two U.S. citizens, 2010

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • The Science of Well-Being, Yale University, 2020
    • Ten-Day Silent Vipassana Meditation, Northern California Vipassana Center, 2019

    Educational Background:

    • Juris Doctor, University of California, Davis, School of Law
    • Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Davis
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    Office Location for Kyle Koichi Morishita

    1149 S. Maryland Pkwy.
    Las Vegas, NV 89104

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    Last Updated: 6/9/2021

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