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Amiel Lee Wade

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Firm Name
Wade Law Group
Address
85 West Santa Clara Street
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Suite 750
City
San Jose
State:
CA
Zip Code:
95113
Website
http://www.wadelitigation.com
Areas of Practice
Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Estate & Trust Litigation, Family Law - Divorce Litigation
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85 West Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA, USA
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Practice Summary
Practice Overview

Amiel Wade specializes in civil litigation, conducting jury trials in complex cases and in helping individuals and businesses in every phase of their development. He has been practicing law for almost twenty years. He also has served as both a judge pro tem and an arbitrator for the Santa Clara County Superior Court, and has guest lectured at Stanford University.

In 2016, Mr. Wade was selected to the exclusive list of the “10 Best” attorneys in California in the area of client satisfaction by the AIOLC, which is an impartial third party attorney rating service. From 2013 through 2016, Mr. Wade was selected as one of the top attorneys in California by the American Lawyer Media. He was also selected as a Top California Lawyer by the Legal Network from 2013 to 2016.

From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Wade received the prestigious Martindale-Hubble Client Distinction Award for receiving client reviews that average 4.8 or better on a scale from 1 to 5. Less than 4% of the 900,000+ attorneys listed on Martindale.com and Lawyers.com have been awarded this Martindale-Hubbell honor. In 2005, he was voted one of the top attorneys in the Country by America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals.

Mr. Wade's experience as a trial attorney has led him to successfully represent clients as chief counsel in both jury trials and non-jury trials involving complex litigation cases. He has developed a reputation as being a tenacious, savvy and sophisticated trial attorney who savors going into battle for his clients. Mr. Wade has represented clients in pre-litigation disputes, mediation and arbitration matters. He also has represented clients in both commercial and serious personal injury cases. He has extensive expertise in conducting negotiations, and has negotiated multi-million dollar disputes, lawsuits and business contracts.

Mr. Wade's vast array of in-depth experience has also led him to become an expert in representing businesses and start-up companies, as he is cognizant of exactly what it takes to assist them in both achieving their fundraising goals and operating their businesses. In assisting clients in raising funds, he has not only negotiated investment terms with potential investors, but he has also advised on corporate securities and compliance issues (both blue sky and federal securities laws), has prepared and conducted due diligence, and has drafted an abundance of equity financing documents which include: private placement memorandums, stock purchase agreements, bridge loan agreements, stock subscription agreements, co-sale agreements, investors rights agreements, convertible loan agreements, stock certificates, investment and merger letters of intent, merger and acquisition agreements, investment term sheets, securities filings, etc.

Mr. Wade has extensive expertise in negotiating, drafting and modifying high technology licenses and transfer agreements of every type, including: distribution agreements, end user licenses, OEM agreements, publishing agreements, joint development agreements, technology partnering agreements, manufacturing agreements, development agreements and agreements relating to the acquisition of intangible property.

In providing corporate governance representation, Wade has regularly advised boards of directors, as well as perform an abundance of other corporate governance work, which includes: communicating with shareholders and investors, attending Board of Director meetings, taking board of director minutes, setting up shareholder meetings, etc. He also serves as a board member of several organizations.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Wade served as a San Jose Police Officer for four years. He is also a black belt in Tae Kwan Do.

Awards and Honors

"One of the Top Attorneys in the Country," America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals, 2005
Top Litigator, Trial Advocacy Course
Top Oralist, Moot Court Course
Selected to the list of “10 Best” Attorneys in California by the AIOLC
Top Attorneys in California, American Lawyer Media, 2013 - 2016
Top California Lawyer, Legal Network, 2013 - 2016
Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award, 2013 - 2016

Speaking Engagements

Guest Lecturer, Stanford University

Memberships

Strathmore's Who's Who, Member
Student Bar Association, President
American Association for Justice
Santa Clara County Bar Association, Member
Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member

Admissions

California, 1996
U.S. District Court Northern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit

Education

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law
J.D., with honors

Honors: Elected President, Student Bar Association
Honors: National Moot Court Competition
Honors: Top Oralist in Moot Court Course
Honors: Student Cabinet Position, Governor of New Jersey (Christine Todd Whitman)

San Jose State University
B.S.

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Wade Law Group - Amiel Wade
Wade Law Group - Amiel Wade 85 West Santa Clara Street, Suite 750, San Jose, CA 95113

4.81 out of 5 stars

Trinh

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 months ago

Mr Wade is very professional and his team is kind. I’m highly recommended. Very very thankful to Mr Wade for talking my case and working though to the end. I’m very Satisfied.

Marc

5 out of 5 stars

posted 5 months ago

My legal issue was fraud in the distribution in my parent’s trust/estate by the executor, my brother. Mr. Wade fully explained all the legalities, consequences and the procedures to rectify the situation. He possessed a thorough understanding of...

Joseph

5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 months ago

In 2018 I had a bogus restraining order filed against me. I had never been in this type of situation before, but Amiel Wade set my mind at ease and was a tremendous help as they walked me through the litigation process. Amiel Wade did an excellent...

Jim

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 years ago

if I ever have the misfortune of being sued again Amiel Wade is the attorney that I will call first. Amiel put together a great case base on Facts with all the evidence to back up his arguments and received a judgment in our favor. Amiel is...

Shannon

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 years ago

I owe a great deal of thanks to Amiel Wade and his staff for the detailed work he has done in my very difficult divorce. He is a true go-getter…definitely what you want on your side when you walk into the courtroom. He is very knowledgeable and...

Kelly

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 years ago

Very professional, knowledgeable and efficient. My case was handled within the time frame we agreed on with the results I was promised. Highly recommended.

anonymous

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 years ago

Mr Wade assisted my father and I in a landlord/renter lawsuit and was very professional and it was a relief that he knew exactly what he was doing. I was happy with the outcome of the case. Would hire again for sure!

Carl H

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 years ago

I am a father of two boys and Amiel represented me at trial against a motion to move them from Idaho back to California. I found Amiel from a google search: 'Trial Attorney San Jose.' On our first phone call three things stuck out immediately with...

Lawyers.com Reviews
Lawyers.com Reviews
Wade Law Group - Amiel Wade
Wade Law Group - Amiel Wade 85 West Santa Clara Street, Suite 750, San Jose, CA 95113

4 out of 5 stars

Lawyers.com User

5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 months ago

A few months ago we hired Wade Law Group to help settle an internal dispute in our studio. On our search for legal assistance, no one was as professional, friendly, affordable, patient, and sympathetic to our situation as Wade Law Group. It's a...

Lawyers.com User

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 years ago

Very professional, knowledgeable and efficient. My case was handled within the time frame we agreed on with the results I was promised. Highly recommended.

Lawyers.com User

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 years ago

I am a father of two boys and Amiel represented me at trial against a motion to move them from Idaho back to California. I found Amiel from a google search: 'Trial Attorney San Jose.' On our first phone call three things stuck out immediately with...

Lawyers.com User

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

I highly recommend anyone involved in a civil suit to use attorney Amiel Wade. I was terrified because I was being sued. After Mr. Wade reviewed my case, he concluded that we should counter sue. Our case went all the way to a jury trial. Mr. Wade...

Lawyers.com User

5 out of 5 stars

posted 8 years ago

Down to earth, thorough, and intelligent. A pleasure to work with. Appreciate his perspective and he respects mine.

Lawyers.com User

5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 years ago

I used Mr. Wade for a very complicated business litigation case. He is an excellent litigator who possesses a superior command of the law. This was evident during our initial meeting when I explained to him the issues with my business partners. He...

Lawyers.com User

5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 years ago

I was very impressed with Amiel Wade. I had a situation which required an attorney to spring into action immediately to provide help. I didn't think I was going to find a favorable solution to my problem, however, Mr Wade stepped in and seemed to...

Lawyers.com User

4 out of 5 stars

posted 10 years ago

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