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Thank you for visting my page. I have practiced  plaintiff personal injury  law throughout Southern California for nearly 20 years. I sincerely hope that I am able to earn your trust, respect and confidence.


For more information, in Orange County, Los Angeles County, San Bernardino County and Riverside County,  please call my Irvine, CA office at (949)-679-8400 or visit my website HIGUERALAWOFFICES.COM


In San Diego County, please call my San Diego office at 619-222-2777, or visit my website at HIGUERALAWOFFICES.COM


We are not like any other law firm. We WILL provide you and your family with the BEST SERVICE of any law firm in the industry.

We ALWAYS return your phone calls and emails very promptly.  Please call us today and you will see that this is not just an empty promise. We will treat you with the respect, courtesy and caring you deserve.

We will also aggressively represent you and tackle the insurance company with force and determination, while giving you service that you will be unable to obtain from most any other lawyer.

I have obtained more than $55 million dollars in personal injury awards and settlements for my clients, having successfully handled over 2000 personal injury cases.

We sincerely hope we have an opportunity to represent you and change every pre-conceived notion that you have about lawyers and the legal industry.


Joe Higuera, Esq


Languages spoken: Spanish, Italian

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 24%
    20 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Wrongful Death: 24%
    20 years, 100 cases
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 24%
    20 years, 200 cases
  4. Brain Injury: 23%
    20 years, 75 cases
  5. Spinal Cord Injury: 5%



Contingent (25-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney endorsements

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    I endorse this lawyer. Joe is of the highest professional quality and the most pleasant person you could hope to meet. He brings an unparlelled level of dedication and professionalism to his clients and a level of personal care and attention that is rare in his field of practice. I endorse Joe, without reservation.


    Michael Peters Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Fredrick Michael Ray

    Joe Higuera is an exceptional lawyer. His skill as an attorney is second to none, and his attention to clients is top rate. I strongly recommend anyone with an injury, or any legal matter, to make this exceptional lawyer your very first call.


    Fredrick Ray Ethics and professional responsibility Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Higuera Law Offices, A Professional Law Corporation

9841 Irvine Center Dr
Suite 140
Irvine, CA, 92618-4314

12520 High Bluff Drive
Suite 360
San Diego, CA, 92130



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer's list - Southern CaliforniaSuper Lawyers2015
Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine listSouthern California Super Lawyers2014
Southern California Super Lawyers ListSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Client's choice award 2013AVVO2013
2012 Client's Choice AwardAVVO2012
Academic ScholarshipWestern State University, College of Law1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
President/AttorneyHiguera Law Offices, APLC2005 - Present
Head of Plaintiff Personal Injury DepartmentCallahan, McCune & Willis, LLC1996 - 2005
Law ClerkChristensen & Stout1993 - 1995
Investment BrokerLehman Brothers1991 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Consumer Attorneys of San Diegomember2011 - Present
Los Angeles County Trial Lawyer's AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Orange County Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1996 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Confidential v. Confidential Defendant$1,000,000 policy limit paid
Wrongful Death$5,000,000
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Publication nameTitleDate
Los Angeles LawyerHow to beat the insurance company to the punch when referring a Personal Injury case2013
LA Lawyer MagazineThe Best 30 Seconds of Advice You Can Give a Client2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawLawJuris Doctor Degree1996
University of California - Santa BarbaraPolitical ScienceN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Academy of Chiropractic Arts and ScienceBusiness and Legal Ethics for the Doctor of Chiropractic2013
New Patient Maven Seminarfinding the right attorney for your patient2012
Los Angeles College of ChiropracticWhat Chiropractors should look for in a Personal Injury Attorney before referring a patient2004