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Michael A. Kaplan

Personal injury Attorney at San Diego, CA

4.5   2 reviews
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  • Licensed for 53 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1971
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Michael

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BOUTIQUE PERSONAL INJURY/GENERAL CIVIL LITIGATION FIRM IN SAN DIEGO'S GOLDEN TRIANGLE -- SERVING CLIENTS FAITHFULLY SINCE 1971.

A native of New York, Michael served his country as a U.S. Army Captain in Viet Nam, and was awarded two Bronze Stars for meritorious achievement in ground operations against hostile forces.  Upon return to the United States, he took his law license in California in 1971, serving as in-house counsel for the FotoMat Corporation.  

Since the 1980s, Michael has assisted clients in recovering compensation for their injuries resulting from medical negligence, car accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, and other tortious conduct.  

Michael has been a semi-professional drummer in various local jazz and pop bands, and also is an avid tennis player.  Although a New Yorker, he considers himself an adopted California native.  He has one daughter, and one grandson.  

Location

Michael A. Kaplan
Suite A
3232 Governor Drive
San Diego, CA, 92122

Reviews

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Posted by Tony | May 27, 2021
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| Consulted Attorney
Very satisfied
Top level attorney. I would definitely recommend Michael Kaplan for any legal matter.
Posted by anonymous | December 13, 2007
Honest Attorney
One of the last remaining honest Attorneys.

Cost

Rates
  • Contingency 30%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.9 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Michael A. Kaplan Attorney at Law
  • 1971 - Present

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1968
  • Alfred University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1964

Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 1971 - Present
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1971 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Member
  • 1971 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
  • Member
  • 1971 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • A Top Lawyer in Personal Injury
  • San Diego Magazine
  • 2016
  • A Top Lawyer in Personal Injury
  • San Diego Magazine
  • 2015
  • A Top Lawyer in Personal Injury
  • San Diego Magazine
  • 2014
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