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W. Michael Young concentrates on business litigation and real estate transactions. Over the years Michael has handled many kinds of disputes, from administrative claims to probate litigation, but much of his effort has been for creditors, including representing creditors in bankruptcy court and real estate issues. With respect to the later, he has long represented commercial landlords and developed an expertise in defending Americans with Disabilities Act claims. Michael is experienced in handling both large, complex lawsuits and in high volume engagements. He is also well versed in documenting real estate and loan transactions, including the review of title and survey issues. Michael received his J.D. from UCLA in 1982 and was admitted to the California State Bar that year. Michael also is admitted in the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Central and Northern districts of California, and to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association and of the San Diego Bankruptcy Forum. Michael is rated “A/V” by Martindale-Hubbell. He was listed as one of San Diego's top lawyers in the March 2013 and March 2014 issues of SAN DIEGO magazine.


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 30%
    34 years, 100 cases
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 25%
    34 years, 100 cases
  3. Business: 20%
    34 years, 100 cases
  4. Bankruptcy: 15%
    34 years, 100 cases
  5. Debt Collection: 10%
    34 years, 50 cases



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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Contact info

Law Offices of W. Michael Young, APC

4629 Cass Street, #78
San Diego, CA, 92109


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Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Lawyers AwardSan Diego Magazine2013
AV RatedMartindale-HubleN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Association of Judgment ProfessionalsN/A2004 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of California - RiversidePhilosophy / Law & SocietyOther - Bachelors1979