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James Abe
Alston & Bird LLP
333 S. Hope St., 16th Floor
Los Angeles CA 90071
(213) 576-1000
Practice areas: patent & trademark prosecution, litigation and licensing

Randi Akasaki
Harris-Ginsberg LLP
6420 Wilshire Blvd., 16th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 444-6333
Practice areas: Family Law

Masayo Allen
Anderson, McPharlin & Conners LLP
4445 Eastgate Mall, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92121
Practice areas: Real estate, Surety & fidelity, Professional liability

Kanako K. Blondet
Law Offices of Kanako K. Blondet
4401 Atlantic Ave., Suite 200
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 472-5849
Practice areas: Child abuse/neglect allegation/DCFS defense; Disputes with School; Limited/General Conservatorship; Expungement
Languages: Japanese, Spanish

Lynne Brickner
BBA Aviation Legacy Support Group
20400 Plummer Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311

Seth Davidson
Law Office of Seth Davidson
20355 Hawthorne Blvd., 2nd Floor
Torrance, CA 90503
Practice areas: Real estate, personal injury, bankruptcy, civil litigation

Theodore Dorenkamp
Bowman & Brooke LLP
150 S. Fifth St., Suite 3000
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 656-4067
Practice areas: Product liability, intellectual property, commercial litigation

Catherine Endo Chuck
McBirney & Chuck, A.P.C.
800 Wilshire Blvd. #340
Los Angeles CA 90017
(213) 688-9100
Practice areas: Business, real property, nonprofit organizations

James R. Ebert
Kitagawa & Ebert, P.C.
300 Spectrum Center Dr., Suite 960
Irvine CA 92618
Practice areas: Japanese business, litigation, probate, estate planning, corporate, M&A, Real Estate

Gary Eto
Law Offices of Gary C. Eto
1455 Crenshaw Blvd., Suite #150
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 320-7700
Practice areas: Personal Injury, Product Liability, Criminal Defense

Peter Fischer
Enenstein & Ribakoff, APC
233 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 899-2070
Practice areas: Corporate, entertainment & media, Intellectual property, real estate

Sandra S. Fujiyama
Sidley Austin LLP
555 W. Fifth St., 40th Floor
Los Angeles CA 90013
(213) 896-6000
Practice areas: Intellectual property

John Fukasawa
Law Offices of John P. Fukasawa
1000 Town Center Dr., Suite 300
Oxnard, CA 93036
Practice areas: Business law, civil litigation, trademark

Diana Fukushima
Law Offices of Dorothy L. Carfrae
8526 East Florence Avenue
Downey, CA 90240
Practice areas: Family law

Leslie Furukawa
Gomez & Furukawa
3435 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1800
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Britni Furumoto
Norton, Petersen & Furumoto LLP
2000 East 4th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Practice areas: Real estate, land use, immigration, estate planning

Christopher Glos
Kutak Rock LLP
18201 Von Karman Ave., Suite 1100
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 417-0988
Practice area: Civil litigation

Gary O. Haase
GOH Foreign Law Office
8F Keihan Yodoyabashi Building
3-2-25 Kitahama Chuoku Osakashi
Osaka, Japan 541-0041
Practice areas: U.S. immigration, business transaction

Karen Hallock
McKenna Long & Aldridge
300 S. Grand Ave., 14th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 243-6168
Practice areas: Commercial litigation

Sabina Helton
McGuire Woods LLP
1800 Century Park East, 8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 315-8269
Practice areas: Civil litigation, corporate
Languages: Japanese

Merlyn Hernandez
Law Office of Merlyn Hernandez
5700 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 871-0700
Practice areas: Immigration, family law

Ronald Hirano
Quan Cohen & Hirano LLP
212 S. Palm Ave., Suite 101
Alhambra, CA 91801
(626) 300-3700

K. Anne Inoue
23440 Hawthorne Blvd. Suite 270
Torrance CA 90505
(424) 634-9240
Practice areas: Business/corporate, real estate, trademarks
Languages: Japanese

Michael Inouye
Tomassian, Throckmorton & Inouye LLP
2 Corporate Park, Suite 210
Irvine, CA 92782
Practice areas: Business and real estate litigation, entertainment

Diana Iorlano
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
11355 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 312-4356
Practice area: Business litigation

Judy Iriye
Littler Mendelson PC
2049 Century Park East, Fifth Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 712-7317
Practice area: Employment litigation

Keiko Ishida
FTC Commercial Corp.
1525 S. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Practice area: Corporate law

Lisa Ishimaru
Metzger Law Group
401 E. Ocean Blvd., Suite 800
Long Beach, CA 90802
Practice areas: Litigation

Ryan Iwasaka
Greenberg Glusker
1900 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 2100
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 201-7405
Practice area: Real estate, corporate

Kari Kadomatsu
Law Offices of Sima G. Aghai
1200 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Practice area: Real estate, business, employment

Glenn Kawahara
1055 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1890
Los Angeles CA 90017
(213) 250-1340
Practice areas: Immigration

Arnold Kawano
Harold L. Lee & Sons, Inc. Insurance Services
1654 Solano Ave., Suite D
Albany, CA 94707
Practice areas: Commercial law, corporate law, mediation

Mary Kimura
Jones Day
555 California St., 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Practice area: Public finance

Lisa M. Kitagawa
Kitagawa & Ebert, P.C.
300 Spectrum Center Dr., Suite 960
Irvine CA 92618
Practice areas: Japanese business, employment, litigation, corporate, M&A
Languages: Japanese

Jamie Kitano
Morrison & Foerster
755 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 813-5924
Practice areas: Intellectual property

Bill Klein
Law Office of Bill Travis Klein
4401 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 200
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 984-2008
Practice area: Immigration and nationality law

Kelly A. Knight
Law Offices of Kelly A. Knight
3435 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2470
Los Angeles CA 90010
(213) 915-6750
Practice Areas: Litigation, employment, personal injury

Masako Kobayashi
Masako Kobayashi, Immigration Attorney
1801 Century Park East, Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 226-6811
Practice Areas: Immigration

Joel Koury
Law Offices of Joel C. Koury
3435 Ocean Park Blvd., Suite 107-50
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 560-2001
Practice areas: State and federal criminal defense

Bryan Kumamoto
McQueen & Ashman LLP
19900 MacArthur Blvd., Suite 1150
Irvine, CA 92612
Practice areas: Business litigation, collections and enforcement of judgments, bankruptcy

Lisa Kurihara
Burke Williams & Sorensen LLP
444 S. Flower St., Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Practice areas: General municipal law

Krisann Kurosu
Sutton & Murphy
26056 Acero
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 206-0550
Practice area: Civil litigation

Emily Kuwahara
Crowell & Moring
515 S. Flower St., 40th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 443-5556
Practice areas: Civil litigation
Languages: Japanese

Randall R. Lee
Wilmer Hale
350 S. Grand Ave., Suite 2100
Los Angeles CA 90071
(213) 443-5301
Practice areas: Securities & white collar criminal

Michael Lindley
Lindley and Associates
3711 Long Beach Boulevard, Suite No. 801
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 481-5884
Practice area: Family law
Language: Japanese

Nathan Lowenstein
Goldberg, Lowenstein & Weatherwax, LLP
1925 Century Park East, Suite 2120
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 867-1030
Practice areas: Patent litigation, election law, business litigation

Mike H. Madokoro
Bowman & Brooke LLP
879 W. 190th Ave., Ste. 700
Gardena CA 90248
(310) 768-3068
Practice areas: Products liability defense; complex litigation & trials
Languages: Japanese (conversational)

Michael Marcus
ADR Services, Inc.
1900 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 250
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 201-0010
Practice areas: Mediation, arbitration

Judd Matsunaga
Elder Law Services of California
Matsunaga & Associates
5757 W. Century Blvd., #700
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 348-7272
Languages: Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese speaking staff

Gary Mikuni
Gary S. Mikuni, Attorney at Law
466 Foothill Blvd., #182
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
(877) 645-8641
Practice areas: Estate planning

Shino Milby
Stone & Grzegorek LLP
800 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 627-8998
Practice areas: Immigration
Languages: Japanese, Spanish, French

Audra M. Mori
Perkins Coie LLP
1620 26th St., 6th Floor, South Tower
Santa Monica CA 90404
(310) 788-9900
Practice areas: Intellectual property, litigation

Carole Morita
Law Offices of Carole S. Morita
3250 Wilshire Blvd #2130
Los Angeles CA 90010
Practice areas: Probate, mental health

Steven Nakasone
McGuire Woods LLP
1800 Century Park East, 8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 315-8206
Practice areas: Corporate, intellectual property

Miyuki Nishimura
Law Office of Miyuki Nishimura
333 S. Grand Ave., 25th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 278-2780
Practice areas: Family law, divorce, custody, child/spousal support, DV prevention
Languages: Japanese

Eric Nishizawa
Law Offices of Eric Y. Nishizawa
14028 Tahiti Way, #P-46
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
(213) 489-5110
Practice areas: Business litigation & transactions

John Nojima
Lederer & Nojima LLP
12100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 480
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 312-1860
Practice areas: Personal injury

Crystal Ondo
Perkins Coie LLP
10885 NE Fourth St., Suite 700
Bellevue, WA 98004

Kevin Place
Archer Norris
333 S. Grand Ave., Suite 1700
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 268-5152
Practice areas: Litigation, personal injury, employment
Languages: Japanese (conversational)

Sandy Sakamoto
Lim, Ruger & Kim LLP
1055 W. 7th Street, Suite 2800
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 955-9500
Practice areas: Real estate, business transactions

Jill Shibata
Law Office of William J. Kropach
6345 Balboa Blvd., Suite 222
Encino, CA 91316
(818) 609-7005
Practice areas: Worker’s compensation

Yuriko Mary Shikai
Neufeld Marks
315 West Ninth Street, Suite 501
Los Angeles CA 90015
(213) 625-2625
Practice areas: Civil & Business Litigation Japanese

Gina Shishima
Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P.
98 San Jacinto Blvd., Suite 1100
Austin, TX 78701
Practice area: Intellectual property (patents)

Mariko Taenaka
Law Offices of Robert W. Cohen
1875 Century Park East, Suite 1770
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 282-7586
Practice areas: Civil litigation, wage & hour

Brandon Takahashi
Jackson Lewis LLP
725 S. Figueroa St., Suite 2500
Los Angeles CA 90017
Practice areas: Employment litigation, public entity defense; civil rights
Languages: Spanish (fluent), Japanese (basic)

Daylan Takahashi
Law Offices of Joseph C. Crudo
5445 Oberlin Dr., Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92121
(808) 285-4505
Practice areas: Civil litigation, estate planning, immigration, criminal, family law

Hiro Wakabayashi
Liu & Wakabayashi LLP
1455 Frazee Road, Suite 500
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 947-5242
Practice areas: Business law, corporate law, employment law, contract law, trademark
Language: Japanese

Gavin Wasserman
Wasserman & Wasserman LLP
1230 Crenshaw Blvd., Suite 103
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 212-0735
Practice areas: Wills, trusts, estates, conservatorships, litigation

Lisa Watanabe
Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP
10960 Wilshire Blvd., 18th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Practice areas: General liability, corporate, employment, construction defect

Nathan Watanabe
Watanabe & Suemori, LLP
3820 Del Amo Blvd., Suite 352
Torrance, CA 90503
Practice areas: Estate planning, trust and estate admin, business transactions

Joann Waters
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP
301 N. Main St., WT-3rd Floor
Winston Salem, NC 27101
(336) 721-3781
Practice areas: Case/Matter management – product liability

Jason Wilson
Willenken Wilson Loh & Lieb LLP
707 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 3850
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Practice areas: Business litigation, intellectual property litigation

Cyn Yamashiro
Law Offices of Cyn Yamashiro
100 Wilshire, Ste 1300
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(310) 633-5040
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense


Staci Yamashita-Iida
Elder Law Services of California, APLC
21250 Hawthorne Blvd., Suite 500
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 348-2995
Practice areas: Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts), Trust Administration, Probate, Medi-Cal Planning

Steven K. Yoda
Walzer Melcher LLP
5941 Variel Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Walzer Melcher LLP
(818) 591-3700
Practice areas: Divorce, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, family law, and commercial litigation

Mark Yoshida
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA
1145 Wilshire Blvd., 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Practice areas: Immigration and citizenship