Abbas K. Gokal specializes in representing clients in catastrophic personal injury, trust litigation and probate matters.
Mr. Gokal has successfully recovered millions of dollars in settlements and trial verdicts for his clients.
Mr. Gokal receives immeasurable personal satisfaction from developing close client relationships. He believes the key to successful client relationships comes from taking the time to keep clients informed and educated through each step of the litigation process.
Recent Verdicts and Settlements
Abbas Gokal holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts. He also holds a Master in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the State University of New York at Albany.
Community Services & Honors
Mr. Gokal proudly serves Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Center, which serves at-risk children and families in crisis to prevent and breach the generational cycle of child abuse.
Mr. Gokal has been ranked as one of the “Top 25 attorneys in Orange County under 40” “and one of the Top 100 attorneys in Southern California under 40” by Super Lawyers.
Languages spoken: English, Urdu, Hindi
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I have had the privilege of watching Abbas and his partner at work on several occasions. He is always well prepared for hearings and trial. He is very professional and attentive to his client’s needs. He is great at settling cases, but does not hesitate to take a case to trial, when it is in his clients’ best interests. I highly endorse Abbas.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2016|
|Top 100 Rising Star in Southern California||Super Lawyers Magazine||2016|
|Up-and-Coming 100: 2015 Southern California Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Up-and-Coming 25: 2015 Orange County Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Board Membership||Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Center||2011|
|Owner||Gokal Law Offices||2015 - Present|
|Partner||Barbaro, Gokal & Associates, LLP||2013 - 2015|
|Attorney||Gokal Law, Inc.||2010 - 2013|
|Contracts||Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Systems||2007 - 2010|
|Corporate Law Clerk||Ferrante & Associates||2006 - 2007|
|Personal Injury Law Clerk||Diller & Diller||2004 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Center||Chair||2014 - 2015|
|Orange County Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Consumer Attorneys of California||Member||2013 - Present|
|Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles||Member||2012 - Present|
|Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Center||Board of Director||2011 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section||Member||2010 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association, Solo Practitioner/Small Firm Section||Member||2010 - Present|
|WealthCounsel||Member||2010 - 2014|
|Orange County Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Machingo v. Elks Lodge, et al.||Settled|
|Carson v. Merk & Co.||Settled|
|Lamitie v. Aegis Senior Living||Settled|
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|Suffolk University Law School||N/A||Juris Doctorate degree||2007|
|University of Massachusetts||N/A||Masters in Business Administration||2004|
|State University of New York, Albany||N/A||Other - Bachelors||2001|
|Monthly Meeting||Business Succession Planning||2012|