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Abbas K. Gokal - Foothill Ranch, CA

26080 Towne Centre Drive Foothill Ranch, CA 92610

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Updated: 11/17/2021

Foothill Ranch Catastrophic Personal Injury Lawyer

Overview

Abbas K. Gokal specializes in representing clients in catastrophic personal injury, trust litigation and probate matters. Mr. Gokal has successfully recovered millions of dollars in settlements and trial verdicts for his clients.

Mr. Gokal receives immeasurable personal satisfaction from developing close client relationships. He believes the key to successful client relationships comes from taking the time to keep clients informed and educated through each step of the litigation process...

Abbas K. Gokal specializes in representing clients in catastrophic personal injury, trust litigation and probate matters. Mr. Gokal has successfully recovered millions of dollars in settlements and trial verdicts for his clients.

Mr. Gokal receives immeasurable personal satisfaction from developing close client relationships. He believes the key to successful client relationships comes from taking the time to keep clients informed and educated through each step of the litigation process.

Recent Verdicts and Settlements

In 2014, Mr. Gokal represented an elderly woman who sustained severe internal injuries as a result of a catastrophic auto accident. As a result of persistence and hard work she recovered $1,550,000.00 in damages.

Mr. Gokal has a flawless track record in challenging major corporations such as big-box retailers, major hotel chains, and multi-national airlines. In another recent lawsuit, he settled a case for $720,000 against a major chair manufacturer and high profile retailer.

Mr. Gokal also has extensive experience in financial elder abuse, trustee malfeasance and probate litigation. He has been successful in removing trustees that fail to uphold their fiduciary responsibilities, failed to disclose accounting information and wasted trust assets. Mr. Gokal recently tried a case on behalf of elderly woman against a trustee who wrongfully removed the home from the trustee and retitled it in his own name. Mr. Gokal not only had the trustee removed but he also regained title to her home.

About Abbas K. Gokal

Practice Areas

  • Catastrophic Personal Injury
  • Trust Litigation
  • Probate matters

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Juris Doctorate
  • University of Massachusetts
    M.B.A.
  • State University of New York
    B.S.
    Major: Biology

Past Positions

  • Barbaro, Gokal & Associates Litigation Partner
  • Johnson & Johnson (Advanced Sterilization Products), in-house contracts negotiations
  • National Business Institute (Institute for Paralegal Education), Probate Process from Start to Finish – Instructor
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), five years as both a paid and volunteer first responder
  • Orange County Bar Association – Trusts and Estates Section; Tort & Trial Section; Solo/Small Firm Section
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, a professional organization made up of attorneys who represent plaintiffs seeking accountability from those who do wrong.
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles
  • ProVisors, a community of professionals who serve their clients as trusted advisors and share the highest standards of integrity, performance and accountability

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Center

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Abbas K. Gokal

Included on the 2024 Southern California list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Abbas K. Gokal on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • “Top 25 attorneys in Orange County under 40”
  • "Top 100 attorneys in Southern California under 40” by Super Lawyers

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26080 Towne Centre Drive Foothill Ranch, CA 92610

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