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Innovation. Vision. Passion.

You need an attorney who will make sure your professional practice or business is protected. We advocate for clients both here and abroad.

Aggressive representation for your design and business needs in California and abroad.

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Trust Is Built In

Having an attorney you can trust can be difficult to find. At Furukawa Castles LLP, we are committed to providing you with excellent service every step of the way. We are truly passionate about helping every client and do our best to provide you with a satisfactory solution.

We help clients in both California and abroad. No case is too big or small. Together we will assess your case and determine your next steps. We represent architects, engineers, designers, accountants, real estate professionals and many other licensed professionals and businesses.

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Don’t Face Design Litigation Alone

Taking on the legal system alone can often leave you with less than you deserve. As a design professional, you carry a large responsibility to provide clients with structurally sound homes and commercial buildings. When disputes arise, you need an accomplished law firm on your side. Our firm has represented some of the world’s largest international architecture and design firms as well as solo practitioners. You do not have to take on your legal battle alone.

We have seen many different types of cases and know how to handle whatever is thrown at us. There is no case that is too big or small. From design professional who are facing litigation to real estate law, business law, professional malpractice, or employment law, we can help. We will give you the individualized attention your case deserves.

Our Attorneys


Bruce Furukawa

Mr. Furukawa is a Founding Partner in the Design Professionals Defense & Counseling Group, primarily representing and counseling architects and engineers. 

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Mark J. Divelbiss

Mr. Divelbiss has over 25 years of litigation experience.  He has significant experience in construction defect litigation.​

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Brent F. Basilico

Mr. Basilico focuses on construction defect defense, mechanics liens, stop notices, business litigation, tax litigation, estate planning, probate, and the defense of California licensed professionals.

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James P. Castles

Mr. Castles specializes in construction matters and has over 35 years of trial, arbitration and mediation experience in both the state and federal courts.

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Jana De Ianni

Ms. De Ianni has over 10 years of experience defending contractors and design professionals in complex construction litigation and arbitration. 

Oscar Jimenez

Oscar Jimenez

Oscar Jimenez is an accomplished attorney with over 23 years of experience in all aspects of complex civil litigation with a strong background in technology.

Bruce N. Furukawa
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