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Eric Dubin is the founding partner of the Dubin Law Firm, named one of the “Top 20 lawyers” in the State of California by the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal.  Eric gained national acclaim after winning a 30 million dollar jury verdict in the Wrongful Death lawsuit against actor Robert Blake, for the children of his slain wife.

 

Eric has written several books, including The Star Chamber and Beyond a Reasonable Doubt with Larry King.  He has been a featured guest dozens of times on The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Early Show, The Fox News Channel, and CNN.  Eric has been interviewed by Maria Shriver, Larry King, Bill O’Reilly, Matt Lauer, Geraldo Rivera, George Stephanopoulos, and Dianne Sawyer. He is currently a legal expert for ABC News.

 

Eric has been featured in hundreds of publications around the world. He has received prestigious profiles in the Los Angeles Time and Super Lawyer Magazines, and had a legal talk show on CBS Radio.  Orange Coast Magazine named Eric one of the “Great Guys” of Orange County.

 


Eric has obtained seven figure verdicts all over Southern California.  He recently obtained a 10 million dollar verdict for a fatal accident involving the family of the rock bank LIT, and a 6.4 million settlement for the tenants of the historic El Cortez building.  He clerked at the Court of Appeal in San Diego.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 75%
    25 years, 5 thousand cases
  2. Business: 25%
    25 years, 2 thousand cases

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Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

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  • Aaron Todd Hicks

    Eric Dubin is one of the most highly respected personal injury attorneys in the entire country. Not only is he a fabulous lawyer but he is also a down to earth and wonderful person. He is always willing to fight for his clients and assist other lawyers in our fight against the system. Can't say enough how much I recommend him. Highly recommended!

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Contact info

19200 Von Karman Ave 6fl
Irvine, CA, 92612

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199205/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Lawyer in Southern CaliforniaAmerican Lawyer Media2013
Top LawyerAmerican Lawyer2013
Best Lawyer AwardOCWEEKLY2013
Top LawyerOC Metro Magazine2013
BEST LAWYER IN ORANGE COUNTYOC WEEKLY2013
Certificate of Recognition for Exemplary Leadership in BusinessCalifornia Legislature Assembly2011
Top 20 LawyerLos Angeles Daily Journal2007
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2007
TOP 100 AMERICAN VERDICTSVerdict Search2006
TOP 100 VERDICT IN AMERICAVerdicts and Settlements2006
PLAINTIFF POWERLos Angeles Daily Journal2006
Top 10 Jury VerdictCalifornia Verdicts and Settlements2005
TOP 10 VeridictLos Angeles Daily Journal2005
"Great Guy" of Orange CountyOrange Coast Magazine2004
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2004
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2003
American Jurisprudence Award-TortsAmerican Jurisprudence Awards1990
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A
Multi-Million Dollar AdvocateMulti-Million Dollar Advocates ForumN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ProfessorWhittier2004 - 2009
Trial attorneyMurtaugh Meyer Nelson & Treglia1993 - 1995
Trial lawyerStockdale Law Firm1992 - 1993
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesN/A1996 - Present
Orange County Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A1995 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member1992 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaN/A1992 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationN/A1992 - Present
American Inns of CourtN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
ROBERT BLAKE WRONGFUL DEATH CASE$30 MILLION JURY VERDICT-WIN
SUGLIA V NEXL$10 MILLION VERDICT HELMET/POLICY LIMIT ON DRUNK DRIVER
El Cortez Historic Building6.4 MILLION DOLLARS
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Phoenix BooksThe Star Chamber2009
Law CrossingBattling Robert Blake...Again: Plaintiff's Attorney Eric Dubin2009
Phoenix booksReasonable Doubt with Larry King2008
Orange Coast MagazineOrange County Great Guys2008
Law CrossingThe Dirt of Celebrity Trials2007
ABC NEWS ONLINEMan shot while foiling bank robbery sues bank2007
Orange County RegisterO.C. attorney discusses Bakley family's suit against Robert Blake2006
Los Angeles TimesLawyers tap their feelings to connect with jurors2006
Los Angeles TimesBLAKE LAWYER SOUGHT OUT JURY SOFT SIDE2006
Orange County RegisterLAWYER ARGUES CASE TO WORLD2006
CNN JusticeActor Blake liable in wife's death2005
People MagazineBlake Hit with $30 Mil Wrongful Death Verdict2005
Orange County Business JournalAs Seen On TV2005
Orange County Lawyer MagazineNo Guts No Glory2004
Res Ipsa Loquitor (WCBA)In The Spotlight2004
North American Journal of PsychologyAre celebrities charged with murder likely to be acquitted?2001
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of ArizonaN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CWSLHigh Profile Trials2013
Los Angeles District Attorney ForumVictim's compensation2011
American Inns of CourtHigh Profile Trials, Media and the Law2011
Michigan State Law SchoolHigh Profile Trials, the Media and the Law2010
Mesereau-Ephriam-Villaraigosa EventPersonal Injury and UIM2007
California Western School of LawNew Students First Year Law2005
Paralegal Association of Orange CountyHigh Profile Cases2003
Forensic Consultants Association of Orange CountyRobert Blake Case2003