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Jim W. Yu

Jim W. Yu

also known as Jim Yu

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Slip and Fall Accident, Motorcycle Accident

About Me

I am an injury lawyer. I represent people who have been seriously injured in car crashes, falls, dog attacks, construction accidents, and by defective products. We also represent those who have been injured or financially hurt due to the malpractice of their doctors, lawyers, and accountants.
I do what I do simply because I want to help people. People who have been hurt have enough to worry about. I want to use my expertise to guide my clients through the legal maze and obtain justice for them.


Languages Spoken: Mandarin, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Car Accidents: 40%
  2. Personal Injury: 35%
  3. Slip and Fall Accident: 15%
  4. Motorcycle Accident: 10%



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Anthony Remo Luna

    I highly endorse this lawyer.


    Anthony Luna Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Jim. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Jim W. Yu

1255 Treat Blvd., Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA, 94597




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2014
Rising StarNorthern California Super Lawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2013
Rising StarNorthern California Super Lawyers2013
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2012
Rising StarNorthern California Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarNorthern California Super Lawyers2011
Rising StarNorthern California Super Lawyers2010
Rising StarNorthern California Super Lawyers2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Jim W. Yu2013 - Present
AttorneyBalamuth Law2002 - 2012


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2014 - 2014
Supreme Court Bar AssociationAdmitted2009 - Present
Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay AreaSustaining member2005 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember2001 - Present
Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors2001 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of CaliforniaAdmitted2001 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAdmitted to Practice2000 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitAdmitted2000 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of CaliforniaAdmitted2000 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Asian American Bar Association NewsletterOakland Police Sergeant Daniel Sakai, the Immigrant Experience, and the Law2009


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of California at BerkeleyLatin American StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Radio interview programPersonal Injury Q&A2014
MCLE eventPersonal Injury Law That Non-PI Specialists Should Know2014
Radio interview programPersonal Injury Q&A (in Mandarin)2005