W. Douglas Easton

W. Douglas Easton

Easton & Easton, LLP

Recognized since 2007

Costa Mesa, California

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

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SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 1 Doug Easton, the founder of the Law Offices of W. Douglas Easton, has practiced law since 1971. Over his career, Doug has represented thousands of people in personal injury claims who have sustained all manner of injuries in all types of accidents through the negligence or wrongdoing by other individuals, businesses, or governmental entities.

Doug has served as an Orange County Superior Court Temporary Judge and as an arbitrator and settlement judge for the Orange County Superior Courts. He has argued cases before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the California Supreme Court, and various Appellate Courts of the state of California. Doug has tried cases in Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino, Imperial, and Alameda counties in California. He has also represented clients in most other California counties.

Doug and his wife Rae have seven children. His oldest son, Brian, and his second youngest son, Matt, and his son-in-law, Russ, all work as attorneys for the firm. In addition, Doug’s daughters, Dee and Kristy, have each worked for the firm at different times throughout their lives and his wife Rae is currently the Office Manager. This familial nature within the firm gives common purpose and success to the firm. Doug is especially proud that all five of his sons are Eagle Scouts.


  • 650 Town Center Drive, Suite 1850
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626


  • University of California Berkeley, graduated 1970
  • Brigham Young University, graduated 1967

Bar Admissions

  • California, The State Bar of California


  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association - Member
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice - Member
  • American Association for Justice - Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of California - Member
  • J. Ruben Clark Law Society - Member
  • Orange County Bar Association - Member
  • California Bar Association - Member
  • American Bar Association - Member

Easton & Easton, LLP
Headquarters: Costa Mesa, California

4 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs


  • Southern California Super Lawyers (2009-2015)
  • Martindale-Hubbel Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers -- AV Rating (30 Years)
  • Best Lawyers in America (2007-2014)
  • "Professional of the Year" in Medical Malpractice -- Straithmore's "Who's Who" (2008)
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 in California (2012 - 2014)

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High-Profile Litigation in 2021

by Justin Smulison

Easton & Easton accepted a catastrophic brain injury case in 2017 that other firms rejected. Their perseverance will likely lead to a substantial multimillion-dollar resolution.


No Challenge Too Big

by Justin Smulison

Following its most successful year to date, Easton & Easton continues its streak of notable victories for California’s injured.


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