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Joseph R. Manning Jr

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Joseph R. Manning, Jr. is a civil trial attorney with experience handling a broad range of civil disputes with an emphasis on real estate, business and serious personal injury litigation. Prior to opening his own office, Mr. Manning worked as a civil trial attorney for two of Southern California’s preeminent civil litigation firms.

Mr. Manning graduated cum laude with a liberal arts degree from Seattle University in 1992. He then graduated magna cum laude from the University of San Diego School of Law, where he was a member of the San Diego Law Review, in 1996. In 2003 he obtained his LL.M. (Master of Laws) in Business and Corporate Law, also from the University of San Diego School of Law. Mr. Manning is a member of The Order of the Coif.


Languages spoken: Spanish, Vietnamese, Farsi, French

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Practice areas


  1. Foreclosure: 40%
    7 years, 250 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    13 years, 200 cases
  3. Debt Settlement: 20%
    9 years, 500 cases
  4. Bankruptcy & Debt: 15%
    9 years, 180 cases
  5. Telecommunications: 5%



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Contact info

Law Offices of Joseph R. Manning, Jr.

A Professional Corporation
4667 MacArthur Blvd., Suite 150
Newport Beach, CA, 92660


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2006
Order of the CoifUniversity of San Diego School of Law1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founder and PrincipalManning Law APC2005 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember2006 - Present
San Diego Law ReviewMember1992 - 1995
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Chavez v. 21st Century Insurance CompanyPlaintiff Jury Verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
Manning Law PublicationsHomeowner's Guide to Homeowner's Bill of Rights2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Student Loan Law TrainingN/AN/A2013
Debt Buyer Litigation Advanced TrainingN/AN/A2013
Banking Litigation - Reg. X / Reg. Z TrainingN/AN/A2013
Max Gardener Bankruptcy Litigation BootcampN/AN/A2011
Pete Barry's FDCPA BootcampN/AN/A2011
Seattle University School of LawLawLL.M - Master of Laws2003
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Informational Hearing - Implementation UpdateHomeowner Bill of Rights2013