Why Choose
Daniel Kim?

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Unlike your average law firm, we exclusively deal with all motor vehicle accidents. As a result of this approach, we’ve gotten very, very good at winning maximum compensation for our clients.

We Know How to Handle Insurance Companies

Because motor vehicle accidents are all we do, we’ve made a strong impression on the insurance companies. We’ve proven time and again that we’ll fight to defend our clients from their aggressive and unfair tactics.

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We Treat You With Respect

We’re forceful and tenacious when we need to be, but when it comes to speaking with our clients, we’re always friendly, compassionate, and accessible…and we just need one phone call to prove it.

The Law Offices of Daniel Kim is an Award-Winning Law Firm with over 20 Awards and Honors

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Martindale-Hubbell Platinum Client Champion Award (2018)

Daniel Kim has earned the Martindale Hubbell Platinum Client Champion Award, the highest client satisfaction award. Fewer than 1% of attorneys have achieved Martindale-Hubbell’s new award, recognizing only attorneys who excel at service declared strictly by clients. This recognition provides a comprehensive view of a lawyer’s abilities and services.

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Avvo “Superb”
10/10 Rating

Daniel Kim has maintained a 10.0 “Superb” Avvo rating for Personal Injury Attorneys. Avvo is a national organization that comprehensively rates attorneys based on professional achievements and industry recognition, disciplinary history, background and overall profile. This perfect score of 10 out of 10 is an exemplary indication of the high caliber of Daniel Kim’s skill, experience, results, peer evaluations, and client satisfaction.

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Super Lawyers

Daniel Kim was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2019, an honor reserved for less than 2.5% of California attorneys. To be named a Super Lawyer, an attorney must be considered truly outstanding after a rigorous and patented multistep process that includes independent research, peer nominations, client testimonials, and professional evaluation. This recognition is one of the most noteworthy accomplishments in the legal community.

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Million Dollar Advocates Forum

The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is recognized as the most prestigious group of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million-dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members and now Daniel Kim has been selected for this prestigious award.

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The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40

Daniel Kim has been selected as one of the Top 40 Trial Lawyers Under 40 for California by The National Trial Lawyers, an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation who meet stringent qualifications as civil and/or criminal trial lawyers. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile.

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Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Daniel Kim has earned a lifetime appointment to the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum of the Top Trial Lawyers in America. Daniel Kim is now nationally recognized as a member of this highly esteemed organization, where few than 1% of civil attorneys are admitted.

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AIPIA - 10 best attorney Southern California

Daniel Kim has been selected as one of the “10 Best” Personal Injury Attorneys in Southern California by AIOPIA based on receiving the highest client satisfaction for his impeccable services. This honor is given to less than 1% of personal injury attorneys.

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Avvo Clients’ Choice Award - 2015-2018

Daniel Kim has earned for the 3rd Consecutive Year the Avvo Clients’ Choice Award, a recognition bestowed upon select attorneys in each state and each field of practice that stand out from the rest. Candidates are evaluated by the strength of the relationships with clients, reviews by such clients, and recommendations to the general community for the provided legal services.

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Attorney and Practice Magazine – Top 10 Attorneys in CA for Personal Injury Law

Daniel Kim has been named as one of the Top 10 Attorneys in CA for Personal Injury Law by Attorney and Practice Magazine. This invitation-only achievement is reserved for less than 1% of attorneys nationwide who have demonstrated the highest degree of excellence in their respective area of law.

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Daniel Kim has been recognized as a select member of the nationwide group Lawyers of Distinction, an honor bestowed upon the top 10% of attorneys operating in the US based on their experience, case results, and outstanding achievements.

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National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA) (Top 10 Under Age 40 in Southern California)

Daniel Kim has been selected as one of the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys Under 40 in Southern California by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, an honor given to less than 1% of personal injury attorneys. Such recognition is given to those attorneys who demonstrate an extraordinary amount of knowledge, skill, experience, expertise and success in their practice of Personal Injury.

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Top 3 Best Personal Injury Lawyers – Three Best Rated

Daniel Kim has been handpicked as one of the Top 3 Personal Injury Attorneys in California by Three Best Rated based on reputation, history, lack of complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, reviews, and general excellence.

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Elite Lawyers

Elite Lawyers of America is a prestigious organization limited to attorneys who have won verdicts or settlements that exceed $2 million. Only legal professionals who have earned the prestigious award are listed on the Elite Lawyers directory. Attorney Daniel Kim exemplifies these standards, and the Panel is proud to honor him as an Elite Lawyer.

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Better Business
Bureau A+

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is one of the largest and most respected independent business review organizations in North America, and their A+ rating is a fantastic testament to a business’s success and longevity. The Law Offices of Daniel Kim has received the highest A+ rating from the BBB due to its stellar reputation in the community.

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Daniel Kim is a Lead Counsel Rated Attorney, which recognition assures consumers that Lead Verified Attorneys meet the strictest qualification standards to include professional experience, peer recommendations, and a spotless disciplinary record.

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Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)

Daniel Kim is a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), one of the largest associations of plaintiff lawyers in the United States. Through education and training, consumer attorneys subscribe to the highest standards of quality legal representation and ethical conduct. As attorneys who solely represent the interests of consumers, the association is a powerful advocate for victim’s rights and equal access to justice.

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The Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association: Top 25

Daniel Kim has been selected as one of the Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers for California by The Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, one of the nation’s premier invitation-only professional organization composed of and limited to the Top 25 attorneys from each state within the motor vehicle legal field. Criteria for membership include the highest reputation among legal peers, the judiciary and the public.

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The Trucking Trial Lawyers Association: Top 10

Daniel Kim has been selected as one of the Top 10 Trucking Trial Lawyers for California by The Trucking Trial Lawyers Association, one of the nation’s premier invitation-only professional organization composed of and limited to the Top 10 attorneys from each state within the trucking legal field. Members of this prestigious group exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence and performance in their area of specialty.

American Academy of Attorneys
Top 40 Under 40

The American Academy of Attorneys has recently recognized Daniel Kim as one of top 40 premier trial attorneys under the age of 40 in the state of California. This is a distinction reserved for attorneys who have established themselves through their professionalism and excellence in service. Less than 1% of the 1.2 million attorneys currently practicing in the U.S. are selected to receive this important and prestigious designation.

Best Attorneys of America

Daniel Kim has been invited to be a lifetime member of Rue Rating’s Best Attorneys of America, an attorney directory composed of the top 1% of attorneys in America. This attorney directory is one of the most celebrated and respected groups of legal counsels in the country. Memberships are extremely selective, carefully screened and limited to the most qualified and accomplished attorneys in the United States.

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Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating 2018

Daniel Kim has been awarded with the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, the golden standard for attorney ratings. An elite group of approximately 10% of all attorneys hold an AV Preeminent Rating, a designation trusted worldwide by buyers and referrers of legal services. It is the highest possible rating for both legal ability and ethical standards.

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Orange County Korean American Bar Association (OCKABA)

Daniel Kim has formerly served on the Board of Directors for the Orange County Korean American Bar Association (OCKABA), which consists of attorneys who provide legal services to the local community through pro bono clinics and education programs. As Orange County ranks as the third largest Korean American population in the United States, there has been a great need for to serve and give back to the Korean community in Orange County.

Army Commendation Medal JAG Corps US Army (2010)

Daniel Kim served in the US Army JAG Corps for 6 years and was stationed in combat zones all over the world to include Bagdad, Iraq and near the 38th Parallel that divides South and North Korea. For his heroism and meritorious achievement, he was awarded twice with the Army Commendation Medal. As a decorated war veteran, he was also previously recognized as one of top JAG members in Asia Pacific. He gained the highest reputation among his peers of his battalion and brigade.

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National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC)

Daniel Kim has been named as an Attorney among the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. By virtue of the incredible selection process, only the elite few are invited to join the ranks of the NADC. Specifically, less than 1% of practicing attorneys in the United States are members of the “Nation’s Top Attorneys”.

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No Recovery, No Fee

At The Law Offices of Daniel Kim, we work on a contingency basis. That means we’ll advance all of your fees, so you don’t need to worry about paying out of pocket. And if we don’t win you a favorable verdict or settlement, you don’t pay — it’s that simple.

What Our Clients Are Saying…

Such an amazing and professional staff. After searching for a law office that would accommodate my needs, I was referred to Mr. Daniel by a close friend. He was very knowledgeable and understanding! He took my matter personal and understood what I was looking for without being the “typical” individual looking to make extra money and not caring for the outcome of my case. I appreciate all of his help and would definitely recommend him to anyone! Thank you for being so great!

Jay Roberto
Former Client

Daniel kim is a hardworking attorney who helped my family and I get settled for over 60,000. It took some time but I am very thankful for him. We no longer need to worry about the medical bills or totaled car. Glad that he’s provided safety for my family

Manuel Siguro
Current Client

I was involved in a hit and run earlier this year and it turned out to be a drunk driver that the police were able to track down. Daniel Kim helped me so much and basically held my hand through the entire process of submitting all the paperwork and getting proper treatment after the accident to get better and build my case. I couldn’t be more thankful for his support and the help of the entire law firm altogether. They all really helped me put my life back together and got me the financial help I needed after the accident.

Maggy K.
Former Client

I found the staff at The Law Offices of Daniel Kim to be very helpful, obliging and willing to pursue my claim without hesitation. I would highly recommend this law firm if you are seeking assistance in any way, especially motor vehicle accident claim. I was always informed about the process needed to pursue a claim, advised and assisted in making any important decisions. They were diplomatic in there recommendations and never gave you false hope.

Boyd Douglas
Former Client

Throughout my automobile accident claim, Mr. Kim explained everything to me in detail and really kept me informed. I know that attorneys are notoriously known for not communicating with their clients in a timely fashion, but Mr. Kim was the complete opposite. He truly is a rare gem of an attorney. He told me that he would be accessible 24/7 and he sure did not disappoint. When I had a question about something, I emailed him and he responded immediately.

Jennifer W.
Former Client

I was injured pretty badly in a car accident, I wanted the best attorney around. Daniel Kim and his team exceeded my expectations! Any question or concern I had they were always available, they are caring and very professional. The process was seamless, Daniel did an amazing job of keeping me informed and made sure I received a fair settlement. I am forever grateful for their skill, kindness and compassion. If you’re ever looking for an attorney The Law Offices of Daniel Kim will take the best care of you!

Gerardo Boyer
Former Client

From the first point of interaction to the last. The Law Offices of Daniel Kim have helped me through the entire legal process of my car accident case. I have been treated respectfully, listened to and acknowledged in timely manner. The entire team has been helpful. The important aspect for me that has helped after my car accident. I do not feel I have to take on any more battles alone. Highly recommended The Law Offices of Daniel Kim. Thanks again, you guys are best.

Maddie Wearing
Former Client

Overall great experience from start to Finish! Him and his team made everything hassle free and with minimal stress! I loved that they were all easily accessible when I needed. I would definitely recommend to anyone that gets in an accident!

Raylene Terrones
Former Client

Daniel and his staff are incredible- they made me feel so comfortable throughout the entire process and were able to get me a settlement for my car accident more than I ever thought was possible! Daniel is so personable and has such a great positive outlook on life. If you are looking for a car accident lawyer in the Costa Mesa area- I highly recommend Daniel Kim! He will make them pay!!

Caleb Bradley
Former Client

I want express my gratitude for such a great lawyer. I really appreciate you and your team. Thank you for making such an unpleasant experience so pleasure and smooth. I appreciate your professionalism with my case and all the efforts you put in to it.

Kody Tregoning
Former Client

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