Matthew Yarling



Mr. Yarling's practice focuses on real estate and construction law and litigation, including contract, construction defect and catastrophic injury litigation. He has represented a multitude of contractors, subcontractors, owners and HOA’s in a wide variety of actions ranging from simple lien foreclosures to multi-million dollar construction and injury claims. Mr. Yarling also represents policyholders in insurance coverage litigation, and has significant experience in appellate practice, having successfully argued numerous appellate matters before the Courts of Appeal. Outside of the courtroom, Mr. Yarling assists clients with their construction and real estate contracts, and provides advice and counsel on risk management and liability prevention. With each matter, his goal is to partner with his clients to achieve efficient, effective, and economical solutions and results.

Mr. Yarling joined Morris Sullivan and Lemkul in 2002. Matthew Yarling received his juris doctor from University of San Diego School of Law in 1997, and graduated from Southern Illinois University in 1993, with a bachelor of arts in political science. Mr. Yarling is admitted to practice law in California (1997), Nevada (2009), U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California (1997), and U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado (2002). Mr. Yarling was awarded the State Bar of California's Pro Bono Service Award in multiple years.

Areas of Practice
Civil Litigation

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Business Litigation

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Insurance Law

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Trademark Infringement Claims

We prosecute and defend trademark infringement claims

Davis-Stirling Common Interest Law

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Mechanics Liens

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General Litigation

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Personal Injury

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Construction Law

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Las Vegas, NV
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San Diego, CA
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State Bar of California Pro Bono Service Award


Matthew is admitted to practice in California and Nevada.


State Bar of California (1997), State Bar of Nevada (2009), U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California (1997), U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado (2002).

Our Offices

Morris Sullivan & Lemkul currently has legal offices in five cities across America with plans to expand to other locations in the near future.


9915 Mira Mesa Boulevard, Suite 300. San Diego, CA 92131


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San Diego, CA


    3960 Howard Hughes Parkway, Suite 420. Las Vegas, NV 89169


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      2802 Flintrock Trace, Suite 2011, Austin, Texas 78738


      (512) 566-7336

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      Austin, TX


        1050 Queen Street, Suite 100, Honolulu, HI 96814


        (808) 213-6113

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        Honolulu, HI

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