Nicholas J. Yocca
Martindale-Hubbell: AV Preeminent (Highest Rating) Nick Yocca has achieved the AV, or highest peer-review ratings in both legal ability and professional ethics from the Martindale-Hubbell rating service for over 20 years.
AVVO: 10.0 (Highest Rating) Nick Yocca has achieved the AVVO 10.0 Rating in 2020.
Nick Yocca has represented numerous companies for their corporate business and transactions. Nick has over thirty-three years of experience 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'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.
University of San Diego School of Law
Nick E. Yocca, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, PC
Legal Practice Areas: SEC reporting; Nasdaq, NYSE and Amex Compliance; Corporate Securities Offerings; Corporate Finance; Corporate Legal Compliance; Mergers; Acquisitions and Tender Offers; Takeover Defenses; Reincorporations; Stock Splits; Strategic Alliances; Technology Protection and Licensing; Technology Transactions; Other Commercial Transactions; Employment Contracts; Employment Benefits; Insurance Contracts; Tax and related areas.
Jurisdictions of Admission to Practice
Admitted to Practice Law: 1986, California; U.S. District Court, Central District of California; and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. Law School: University of San Diego, J.D., 1985. College: Harvard University, A.B., History, 1983.
Entrepreneurial Activity: Co-Founder Domini Communications, Central Communications and DNN Communications.
Lecturer, Writer and Panelist: "Antitrust and Microsoft," University of California, Irvine, 1997; "New Information Objects," Multimedia Technology and Applications Conference, University of California, Irvine, 1997; "The Art of the Deal," California Venture Forum, 1999; "The Successful IPO," Hyatt Regency Hotel, Irvine, 1998; "Venture Capital in 2002," Association of Internet Professionals, Orange County, California, 2002; "No Nonsense Ways of Raising Capital," Association of Internet Professionals, Orange County, California, 2003; "Securities Law Update 2015, " Orange County Bar Association Section of Business Law, Newport Beach, California May 2015.
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What can you help me do?
We help individual clients design their legal structure including making estate plans, negotiating contracts, investigating investments, forming legal entities and legal counseling in general.
What is a legal structure?
An individual's estate plan, contracts, legal relationships (like matrimony) and other rights, immunities and obligations make up an individual's legal structure. To be proper, an individuals' legal structure should include an estate plan. Not all estate plans involve forming entities, but we can form entities almost worldwide for our clients. We might doing so in particular cases for privacy, liability, tax or other legal reasons.