Josh focuses his practice on representing individuals in complex catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicular collisions, defective products, dangerous conditions of public and private property, and bicycle collisions.
Before joining the firm in 2012 to pursue his passion for representing injured individuals and their families, Josh represented defendants in civil litigation matters involving claims for personal injury, products liability and premises liability, as well as complex business and real estate matters. During his time as a defense attorney, Josh acquired an intimate knowledge of the strategies and techniques used by the defense bar and insurance companies in defending lawsuits. He now utilizes the knowledge, insight and experience acquired during his years as a defense attorney to maximize the results obtained for his clients.
Josh has been recognized as a leader in personal injury and wrongful death litigation. In 2014 and 2015, he was selected as a Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star, an honor limited to 2.5% of practicing attorneys under the age of 40. He is also an active member of the legal community, frequently co-chairing presentations on trial advocacy techniques, and maintains active memberships with the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, the San Francisco Bar Association, and the Consumer Attorneys of California.
Josh received his undergraduate degree in 1998 from the University of Oregon. In 2006, he received his juris doctor from Willamette University College of Law, and was admitted to the State Bar of California. While attending law school, Josh received a CALI award for Writing & Research, was an assistant editor for the Willamette Sports Law Journal, wrote for Willamette Law Online, and was a finalist in the Willamette Appellate Competition. Josh lives in San Francisco with his wife and their two daughters. He is an avid cyclist, and enjoys snowboarding, hiking and camping with his family and friends.