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Eric Jeffrey Dubin

Personal injury Attorney at Irvine, CA

5.0   9 reviews
  • Licensed for 31 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1992
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Eric

Learn Eric’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    Fatal and severe auto accidents, trucks, motorcycles, falls, fraud, breach of contract, dangerous products, business litigation, dangerous roadway, bus accidents and all wrongful death cases. I am known for big verdicts and settlements, winning huge verdicts from SF to Bakersfield, LA to Orange County, and Riverside to SD. Won $30 million on Robert Blake case in LA, $10 million on LIT case in Riverside...

    33 years, 5,000 cases

  2. Business
    Breach of contract, fraud, in 2010 won 6.4 million for HOA, and many more.

    33 years, 2,000 cases

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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Eric Jeffrey Dubin
19200 Von Karman Ave 6fl
Irvine, CA, 92612

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5.0 / 5.0
  9 customer reviews
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Posted by Fe | March 24, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The very first time I spoke to Eric about my case was the very first time I felt optimistic about our wrongful death case and that my family and I were in good hands. Not only is Eric a remarkable attorney but he has a conscience and will fight for what is right. I can go on and on about how much a great attorney he is and his compassionate moral character, but there is simply not enough time in the day.
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Posted by Jennifer | March 4, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
He returns messages, and tells you the truth
There are reasons that high profile attorneys get to where they are. Eric Dubin returned my email in less than 24 hours. After a short (free consultation), he was immediately honest in saying it wasn't his area of expertise. But he supported me, and even sent words of encouragement, such as "hang in there." PI attorneys get a bad rap from time to time, but there are people like Eric who could (given his well documented trial skills) win probably any case. But he didn't try to be everything to everybody. He was kind, honest, and most of all replied. In fact of all of the attorneys I consulted the one thing that sets these premier attorneys apart is that they actually do call you back. After finding out that a black mold case is not his strongest suit, he never the less was kind, encouraging, and took time to respond to me. By contrast one other supposedly preeminent black mold attorneys who was referred by another attorney (who even made a call on my behalf to get the specific name of the attorney to call, never returned a phone call, nor an email, nor did I ever get an email after filling out one of those utterly annoying "chat now" messages. I've followed Eric's career, and he doesn't talk the talk. He's brilliant, he cares about people, and he is responsive. I hope that I never need an attorney in the areas where he truly excels, but I would go back to him in a moment, and I'd refer him to anyone injured, or unjustly treated.
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Posted by anonymous | November 8, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Eric is a tireless fighter for those he represents!
We hired Eric Dubin to represent us for the wrongful death of our disabled son. Eric treated us with the utmost respect and compassion. Even though he remained sensitive towards us, Eric was a fearless warrior, willing to fight until justice was served. We found Eric to be professional, diligent, bluntly honest, and a creative out-of-the box thinker who was willing to work day and night when needed. We would strongly recommend Eric to anyone who is looking for an attorney who is willing to go the extra mile and has the knowledge to do so. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts! M and M
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Posted by Julie | November 5, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Eric is a Lawyer with Heart
If I had three words to describe Eric, they would be...he "never gives up"! Eric stuck by me and believed in my case. He fought with conviction, compassion, integrity, and selflessness. He never gave up on me. He hung in the ring and fought hard for justice. I would highly recommend Eric to anyone who needs an attorney with a wealth of knowledge of the law but also fights with a big heart! From the bottom of my heart, thank you Eric! Julie
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Posted by Shaun | October 11, 2011
Lawyers that get results, I found one.
Eric, Reviewed my findings regarding a touchy Trustee Foreclosure Sale that should not have happened. My company with the information supplied should have been able to delay a Trustee Foreclosure Sale. That was not the case and now we are moving forward to pursue the bank for a full reconveyance, because of anomalies we proved to the Trustee prior to the sale. Eric offered to Pro Bono our cause for some free advise and was very enlightening with his input. Very refreshing to see that helping comes first for some attorneys.
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Posted by anonymous | October 4, 2011
A fighter who believe in justice
My husband and I hired him to represent us for the death of our baby. Mr. Dubin is very brilliant fighter who believe in justice. A lawyer who feels your pain. Each time I see him on TV I am very proud to tell people how great, how professional he is.
Posted by Brian | September 24, 2011
Eric Dubin is a powerhouse lawyer
I’ve hired him for both personal injury and business cases, and he has exceeded my expectations in both. I found him to be smart, tireless, creative and well prepared.
Posted by anonymous | September 21, 2011
Laras Fam /Dad hit and run
My father was hit and run by two cars in Agust 13,1998 Mr Dubin represented my family ...and he also supported us to this hard time am very thankful for having such a excellent lawyer .I Know he is a unique Lawyer the best in USA I will say ...
Posted by anonymous | September 8, 2011
Eric Dubin is a true professional. He is blunt and to-the-point and does not dance around issues. He is very ethical and presents everything in an easy-to-understand way. He is gentle with clients and ferocious with opponents; planning his moves like a fox and attacking like a pitbull.
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AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Professor
  • Whittier
  • 2004 - 2009
  • Trial attorney
  • Murtaugh Meyer Nelson & Treglia
  • 1993 - 1995
  • Trial lawyer
  • Stockdale Law Firm
  • 1992 - 1993


  • California Western SOL
  • law
  • N/A
  • Univ of Arizona
  • undergraduate
  • N/A

Sample of Legal Cases

  • El Cortez Historic Building
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  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • 1996 - Present
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
  • 1995 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Attorney Member
  • 1992 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • 1992 - Present
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • 1992 - Present
  • American Inns of Court
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top Lawyer in Southern California
  • American Lawyer Media
  • 2013
  • Top Lawyer
  • American Lawyer
  • 2013
  • Best Lawyer Award
  • 2013
  • Top Lawyer
  • OC Metro Magazine
  • 2013
  • 2013
  • Certificate of Recognition for Exemplary Leadership in Business
  • California Legislature Assembly
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Los Angeles Magazine
  • 2007
  • Top 20 Lawyer
  • Los Angeles Daily Journal
  • 2007
  • Verdict Search
  • 2006
  • Los Angeles Daily Journal
  • 2006
  • Verdicts and Settlements
  • 2006
  • TOP 10 Veridict
  • Los Angeles Daily Journal
  • 2005
  • Top 10 Jury Verdict
  • California Verdicts and Settlements
  • 2005
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2004
  • "Great Guy" of Orange County
  • Orange Coast Magazine
  • 2004
  • Rising Star
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2003
  • American Jurisprudence Award-Torts
  • American Jurisprudence Awards
  • 1990
  • Million Dollar Advocate
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • N/A
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocate
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • N/A
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  • Phoenix Books
  • The Star Chamber
  • 2009
  • Phoenix books
  • Reasonable Doubt with Larry King
  • 2008
  • Orange Coast Magazine
  • Orange County Great Guys
  • 2008
  • Los Angeles Times
  • 2006
  • Orange County Register
  • 2006
  • Orange County Business Journal
  • As Seen On TV
  • 2005
  • Orange County Lawyer Magazine
  • No Guts No Glory
  • 2004
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Speaking Engagements

  • CWSL
  • High Profile Trials
  • 2013
  • Los Angeles District Attorney Forum
  • Victim's compensation
  • 2011
  • American Inns of Court
  • High Profile Trials, Media and the Law
  • 2011
  • Michigan State Law School
  • High Profile Trials, the Media and the Law
  • 2010
  • Mesereau-Ephriam-Villaraigosa Event
  • Personal Injury and UIM
  • 2007
  • California Western School of Law
  • New Students First Year Law
  • 2005
  • Paralegal Association of Orange County
  • High Profile Cases
  • 2003
  • Forensic Consultants Association of Orange County
  • Robert Blake Case
  • 2003
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Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (3)
Endorse Eric
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"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!"
Business Attorney | Aug 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | May 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Eric. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"As a fellow lawyer in the community, I have known Mr. Dubin for some time now and find him to be a zealous advocate for his clients. He is passionate about helping people and it shows in his accomplishments. I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 04
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I had the pleasure of assisting Eric in a large trial several years ago. He is relentless in pursuing justice for those injured or killed due to the wrongful acts of others. Eric is a proven civil trial lawyer with a record of huge success for his deserving clients."
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Irvine Personal injury Lawyer Eric Jeffrey Dubin
Eric Jeffrey Dubin
Personal injury Attorney
Irvine, CA
Licensed for 31 years