Yitz E. Weiss, ESQ.


For nearly two decades, Yitz Weiss has litigated and tried employment, business, and consumer-dispute cases. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Yeshiva University in 2002 and a Rabbinic ordination in 2003. He was an editor on law review and graduated with honors from Southwestern University School of Law in 2006. Yitz then began his legal career with Kaplan Lee LLP and later became a partner in the firm when it was renamed to Kaplan Weiss LLP. Yitz actively serves as a rabbi and often speaks and teaches classes on the interplay of law and religion.


  • Graduated Juris Doctorate, cum laude
  • Associate Editor, Southwestern Law Review

Professional Experience 

  • Partner, Attorney (Kaplan Weiss LLP, 2014 – Present)
  • Associate (Kaplan Lee LLP, 2006 – 2013)

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California, Member since 2006
  • US District Court, Central District of California, Member since 2010
  • US District Court, Southern District of California, Member since 2016
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


Employment Law
Civil Rights

Education & training


Juris Doctorate, Southwestern University School of Law


Rabbinic Ordination, Yeshiva of Greater Miami


Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Yeshiva University

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