Kyle K. Morishita

Kyle K. Morishita

Personal Injury & Immigration Attorney, Public Speaker
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability, Immigration Law
  • California, Nevada
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I help personal injury clients in California and Nevada, as well as immigration clients worldwide.

I am one of two attorneys to receive Chambers USA’s highest ranking in Nevada for immigration law. I also received top honors from Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, Avvo, and Nevada Business Magazine.

During World War II, the U.S. government detained my U.S. citizen grandparents because of their Japanese ancestry. Learning about this history and serving as my grandfather's caretaker inspired me to protect immigrants’ rights.

I interned for U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer. I also clerked for Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy and the Honorable Kristen L. Mix of the U.S. District Court.

In my legal practice, I apply principles I learned from a ten-day silent meditation course, yoga, and coaching basketball. Outside of work, I serve on the Board of Trustees for the Nevada Bar Foundation and Board of Directors for the Immigration Law Clinic Alumni Council.

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
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State Bar of Nevada
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Personal Injury & Immigration Attorney
De Castroverde Law Group
- Current
I help personal injury clients in California and Nevada, as well as immigration clients worldwide.
Law Clerk
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
Summer Law Clerk
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP
University of California - Davis
B.A. | Sociology
Activities: Intern, Office of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer; Law Librarian's Assistant, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein; Head Basketball Coach, Northern California Church League
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University of California, Davis, School of Law
Honors: Member, The Order of Barristers; First Place, Frances Carr Mock Trial Competition; First Place Oral Advocate, Intra-School Moot Court Competition
Activities: Interview Editor, UC Davis Business Law Journal; Vice Chair, Moot Court Board; Judge Recruitment Chair, Trial Practice Honors Board; Executive Board Member, Coalition for Diversity; Research Assistant, Professor Bill Ong Hing; Law Clerk, Immigration Law Clinic
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The Order of Barristers
The Order of Barristers is a national honor society, which recognizes law students for oral advocacy and brief writing skills (2011).
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
AV Preeminent is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for professional excellence in legal ability and ethical standards (2020-2022).
Platinum Client Champion Award
Platinum is Martindale-Hubbell’s top award for client satisfaction (2020-2022).
Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Rising Stars honors a maximum of 2.5 percent of attorneys per state for peer recognition and professional achievements (2020-2022).
10.0 Rating
10.0 is Avvo’s highest rating for legal experience and professional achievements (2017-2022).
Legal Elite
Nevada Business Magazine
Legal Elite honors the top 3 percent of Nevada attorneys recognized by their peers for their work and dedication to the legal field (2021).
Community Choice Customer Care
Vegas Inc
Community Choice Customer Care honors Las Vegas’ top lawyer recognized by the community for client service (2021).
Band 1
Chambers USA
Band 1 is Chambers USA’s highest ranking for technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, and commitment (2021-2022).
Ones to Watch
Best Lawyers
Ones to Watch honors attorneys with the highest overall peer recognition regarding professional excellence in a specific practice area and geographic region (2023).
Professional Associations
Immigration Law Clinic Alumni Council
Board of Directors
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AILA Northern California
Advisory Council
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Nevada Bar Foundation
Board of Trustees
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Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha
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The Howard D. McKibben American Inn of Court
Executive Committee
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Articles & Publications
Post-DACA and the American Dream
Northern Nevada Business Weekly
Surviving Tough Times
UC Davis Business Law Journal
Speaking Engagements
Asian Americans: From Model to Forgotten Minority, National Summit
Courageous Conversation
Therapy, Well-Being Techniques, and Adopting a Consistent Practice, Annual Conference
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
Public Service Law Program Certificate
University of California, Davis, School of Law
Pro Bono Program Certificate
University of California, Davis, School of Law
Websites & Blogs
Super Lawyers Profile
Chambers USA Profile
De Castroverde Law Group
Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered
Q. My wife has I-130 approved outside usa, but Removal proceeding pending in san francisco Immigration court
A: No, your wife should not depart the United States until the immigration judge terminates your wife's removal proceedings. Prior to departing the country, your wife should also verify she is admissible and her departure will not trigger any grounds of inadmissibility.
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Contact & Map
De Castroverde Law Group
1111 Broadway
Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94607
Telephone: (725) 222-4426
De Castroverde Law Group
Downtown Las Vegas
1149 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89104
De Castroverde Law Group
5470 Kietzke Lane
Suite 300
Reno, NV 89511