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Nicholas James Yocca

Mergers and acquisitions Attorney at Dana Point, CA

5.0   3 reviews

also known as Nick Yocca, Jr


Licensed for 36 years

Virtual consultation available

About Nicholas

Learn Nicholas’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Contracts and agreements
    25%
    A poorly written contract can take down a business. You should have a conversation about each contract with an excellent contracts attorney with plenty of experience. We are standing by for your call 24 /7.

    36 years, 493 cases

  2. Mergers and acquisitions
    25%
    Mergers and acquisitions are combinations of companies requiring excellent merger and acquisition attorneys on both sides. Call us for help on deals whether on the buy or the sell side. We have plenty of experience with both.

    36 years, 132 cases

  3. Business
    10%
    There is no business/legal question under the Sun that we have not encountered, in addition to being familiar with law. Discussions with an attorney are a safe space. Explore ideas and ask any and all business-related legal questions confidentially.

    36 years, 85 cases

  4. Corporate and incorporation
    10%
    Incorporating a corporation is the most crucial step in your business, and we have a vast amount of experience and sensitivity to help you specifically.

    36 years, 226 cases

  5. Limited liability company (LLC)
    10%
    LLC's are the Swiss-army knife of entities, which can do anything. It can be so many things, it can be hard to navigate. We have years of experience to help you get the best out of your LLC.

    28 years, 26 cases

  6. Securities offerings
    10%
    A company needs its securities offering accomplished with all due speed and urgency. We are ready for engaging immediately.

    36 years, 107 cases

  7. Estate planning
    5%
    Too few private companies think of estate planning when setting up their business. If you want your company to last in the long-term, estate planning is essential.

    28 years, 12 cases

  8. Tax
    5%
    I am happy to assist individuals and companies with Federal, state of California and local tax law.

    36 years, 15 cases

MORE THAN 30 YEARS' EXPERIENCE REPRESENTING COMPANIES AND CLOSING THEIR TRANSACTIONS.

Nick Yocca has represented numerous companies for their corporate business and transactions. Nick has over thirty years of experience in this specialty and has represented clients involved in many different industries such as electronics, software, the Internet, medical devices, banking, insurance, aerospace, manufacturing, financial services, business services, medical services and cosmetics.

Nick Yocca has achieved the highest peer-review ratings in both legal ability and professional ethics from the Martindale-Hubbell rating service.

Nick Yocca's clients have included Microsemi Corporation, DPAC Technologies, BillWise, ExtendCredit, H3 Financial Services, Applied Data Communications, South Coast Commercial Bank, HiLevel Technology, JAVO Beverage Company, S.two Corp., HoldRite, Productivity Enhancement Products, Information Logix, Force Fuels, MetroConnect, Forbes Technology Group and Carver Scientific, Inc. Nick also has represented AST Computers, Silicon Systems, Archive Corporation, Comprehensive Care Corporation, Offshore Pipelines, NetSoft, Powerwave, Smartflex Systems, Routerware, Denim Software, Helisys, and EnPointe Technology.

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Licensed for 36 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 1986
Updated 11/30/2022

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

Contact Nicholas

Nick Yocca Law Firm
32932 PACIFIC COAST HWY
Suite 14-161
Dana Point, CA, 92629

Reviews

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Posted by Mark | October 31, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Smart and Thoughtful Attorney
Nick acts as our GC and securities counsel. He is an extremely sharp legal mind who is thoughtful and thorough. He truly cares for his clients and I recommend him in full confidence. -Mark S.
Posted by anonymous | September 7, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The Best
Nick is absolutely the most experienced, thoughtful and thorough attorney that I have had the privilege of working with. Over the years, Nick has helped my partners and I to form companies, navigate complex transactions and provide counsel related to domestic and international matters. I highly recommend Nick without qualification.
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Posted by anonymous | December 14, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Top Notch Attorney
Nick recently represented me in a business transaction. He has always been personable and dedicated to serving his clients to the end. I have known and relied upon his expertise for over 15 years. He is my first call on any legal matters.

Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 250-250 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Nick Yocca Law Firm
  • 2015 - Present
  • Partner
  • The Yocca Law Firm
  • 2000 - 2015
  • Attorney
  • Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth
  • 1986 - 2000

Education

  • University of San Diego
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1985
  • Harvard University
  • A.B.
  • 1983

Legal Cases

  • Systonetics
  • Successful
  • Applied Data Communications
  • Successful
  • Silicon Systems, Inc.
  • Successful
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Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1986 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 1986 - Present
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1986 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2013
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2012
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2011
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2010
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2009
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2008
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2007
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2006
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2005
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2004
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2003
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2002
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2001
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2000
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Speaking Engagements

  • Orange County Bar Association Section Meeting
  • Securities Law Update 2015
  • 2015
  • Worldwide Internet Conference
  • No Nonsense Ways of Raising Capital
  • 2003
  • Worldwide Internet Conference
  • Venture Capital in 2002
  • 2002
  • California Venture Forum
  • The Art of the Deal
  • 1999
  • Securities Offering Symposium
  • The Successful IPO
  • 1998
  • Legal Round Table
  • Antitrust and Microsoft
  • 1997
  • Multimedia Technology and Applications Conference
  • New Information Objects
  • 1997
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Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (1)
Endorse Nicholas
Business Attorney | Feb 14
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Attorney Nicholas Yocca truly cares about his clients and has amazing follow up. He goes the extra mile to make sure his clients are taken care of. I strongly endorse Nick Yocca."
Securities offerings Attorney | May 11
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Nicholas Yocca is an excellent, highly intelligent attorney. He is one of the finest and most knowledgeable corporate attorneys I have ever had the pleasure of working with."