Mr. Wakabayashi focuses his practice on business transactions, M&A, general corporate matters, employment law and dispute resolutions. Mr. Wakabayashi is licensed to practice law in California and Japan (inactive). His clients include corporations in various fields, such as entertainment, apparel, maker (furniture, camera, computer games, etc.), restaurant, export and import trade, worker dispatch business, beauty salons, secondhand dealer, and study abroad program, including subsidiaries of publicly traded Japanese companies.

Prior to forming Liu & Wakabayashi LLP, Mr. Wakabayashi practiced as a Japanese lawyer in Tokyo, Japan, focusing on corporate and business matters including M&A transactions, litigation, and risk and crisis management.

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​​  Youjun Liu
  Yliu@liuwakalaw.com
  Office: 619 930 5784

  Cell: 858 232 6275 

Bar Admissions:

  California

  New York

  China   

Education:

  LL.M. of University of San Diego School of Law
  Bachelor of Law, Nankai University School of Law


Affiliates:
  State Bar of California
  San Diego County Bar Association

​  All China Lawyers Association

  Asian Business Association of San Diego

  Hiromoto "Hiro" Wakabayashi
  hwakabayashi@liuwakalaw.com
  Office: (619) 930-5784

  Cell: (619) 947-5242


Bar Admissions:
  California
  Japan (inactive)


Education:
  LL.M., University of San Diego School of Law
  Bachelor of Law, Chuo University


Affiliates:
  State Bar of California
  San Diego County Bar Association

  Japanese American Bar Association
  Japan Federation of Bar Association   (inactive)

  San Diego Japanese Business Accosiation

  Asian Business Association of San Diego
  LA Hakumon-kai (Chuo University alumni association)

  Seiwa juku​  

Mr. Liu practices primarily in the areas of M&A transactions, immigration, labor law as well as family law.  Ever since he was admitted to practice law back in 2004 in China, he has represented a lot of clients in various types of business matters.  As a leading attorney, he contributed massively to multiple M&A transactions among domestic corporations in China as well as Sino-US companies.  He represents clients in various civil cases, including construction disputes, contract disputes, lien disputes, business disputes among shareholders in small businesses, probate and estate litigation, and collection and enforcement of arbitration awards.  

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About Our Law Office

​Liu & Wakabayashi LLP is a general practice law firm that is especially focusing on the following practice areas:


Business

  • Corporate governance and compliance;
  • Corporate assets transaction and management;
  • M & A;
  • Legal risk management;
  • General corporate and business counseling;
  • Entertainment Law;
  • Real estate;
  • International contracts & negotiation;
  • U.S. & China & Japan & Europe investments;
  • Trademark registrations;
  • Other business related matters. 


Immigration

  • Immigration law;
  • Naturalization & Citizenship;
  • Deportation;
  • Work visas;
  • Green card applications;
  • Business visitor visas, temporary work and residence permits, entry clearances, entry visas and passports;
  • Document procurement, including acquisition, translation, legalization and apostilles;
  • Guidance and assistance with applications for investors;
  • Dependent/family member processing, ability to work, student-related matters and maintenance of status. 


Labor Law

  • Discrimination;
  • Wage and Hours;
  • Compensation;
  • Disability Insurance;
  • Employment Contract;
  • Other Labor Law related matters.


Family Law

  • Divorce;
  • Assets division (California and overseas assets);
  • Spousal Support;
  • Child Custody and Child Support;
  • Domestic Violence;
  • Prenuptial (Pre-Marital) Agreements;
  • Other Family Law related matters. 


Estate Planning

  • Wills;
  • Revocable Trusts;
  • Irrevocable Trusts;
  • Non-probate and Non-trust Transfers at Death;
  • Powers of Appointment;
  • Durable Power of Attorney.

​Liu & Wakabayashi LLP is devoted to providing support to clients in Business, Immigration, Estate Planning, contracts and other areas with effective and maybe untraditional solutions from time to time.  We are committed to provide outstanding legal care that is delivered with honesty, professional manner which enables our clients to have control, certainty and protection. 

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