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ハイジ・エム・吉岡 (Heidi M. Yoshioka)

Heidi Yoshioka

(Heidi M. Yoshioka)

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Heidi Yoshioka is a trial attorney who focuses her practice on complex and high-exposure product liability, premises liability and general liability matters. For more than 25 years she has represented national and international clients in the automotive, vertical transportation, heavy machinery, highway transportation, food product, and hospitality industries. 

Heidi works in collaboration with her clients to serve their business and strategic objectives. Her professional mission is to provide value-based legal services. To this end, Heidi's case management practices are specifically tailored to meet her clients' needs.
Heidi has tried to verdict several cases including multi-plaintiff automobile and vertical transportation cases. She has also tried premises liability cases, including one involving the American with Disabilities Act and an assault and battery case. Additionally, she has extensive motion practice experience and has authored and argued motions for summary judgment. She is also experienced deposing experts, parties, third party and third party witnesses and defending clients during depositions.

Heidi strives to build and promote diversity in the legal profession through her involvement with the Japanese American Bar Association and the Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance of Los Angeles. She also serves as an adjunct professor at her alma mater, Southwestern Law School.

Bar and Court Admissions
California, 1990


Southwestern Law School, J.D, 1989
Loyola Marymount University, B.A., 1986

  • Southwestern Law School
    —Alumni Resource Network Mentor of the Year, 2017

  • Japanese American Bar Association
  • Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance, Los Angeles
  • Southwestern Law School 
  • —Associate Adjunct Professor, 2013 ─ Present
    —Board of Directors, 2003 ─ 2016
    —President of the Alumni Board of Directors, 2011 ─ 2013 
    —Board of Trustees, 2011 ─ 2014
    —Dean's Search Committee, 2013
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
    —Program Chair, Inn of Courts Litigation Section, 2014 ─ 2015
  • Miranda's People, Non-Profit for Canine Cancer
    —Board of Directors

Speaking Engagements and Publications
Castro v. Budget Rent-A-Car System, Inc. 154 Cal.App.4th 1162, 2007