“I am not afraid of anyone. It is my utmost priority to achieve a fair and just result for my clients.  I carry a strong sense of loyalty to my clients and treat them like family. I have yet to face an opposing lawyer with more jury trial experience than me and I’ve enjoyed winning many hard-fought battles to protect the rights of my clients.”

Born in the East Bay, Married and Raised a Family

  • Current: Trial Lawyer Specializing in Catastrophic Injury, Wrongful Death and Products Liability Litigation
  • First-Elected President: Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorneys’ Association
  • Member: County Advisory Committee Against Domestic Violence
  • Trainer: Police, Dispatchers, Social Workers Concerning Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Cases
  • Board Member and Past President: 100 Club Contra Costa County Serving Family of Fallen Police Officers and Firefighters
  • Trustee and Regent Emeritus: St. Mary’s College Moraga
  • Chair: Alamo Police Services Advisory Committee
  • Volunteer Rugby Coach: Winner of Two National Championships
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“I’ve got a hundred plus trials under my belt. I am confident and comfortable in the courtroom. And my clients can relax.”

Joe is interviewed about his successful prosecution of serial killer Terry Rasmussen for the Bear Brook Podcast.
(Interview starts at 30:00)