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Joseph E Maloney

About Me

Mine is a one-to-one legal practice in which I apply decades of experience as a public interest lawyer, United States Department of Justice lawyer, and attorney in private practice to help clients who are engaged in important civil litigation.  I have an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.  You can learn more about that, and me, by visiting my website.


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Practice Areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 50%
    32 years, 400 cases
  2. Litigation: 25%
    35 years
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    32 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($350-400/hour), Contingent (25-50%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Stacey Marc Barrus

    I got to know Mr. Maloney more than a year ago, and was impressed by his professionalism and dedication to serving his clients.


    Stacey Barrus Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Alan Morguess

    Joe is well versed in labor and employment, as well as the all important and attendant procedural matters surrounding such issues. He is also a true gentleman.


    Michael Morguess Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

660 Auburn Folsom Rd Ste 202-D
Auburn, CA, 95603



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
VDRP Service AwardFederal Bar Association, Eastern District of California2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Night to Honor Service AwardFederal Bar Association, Eastern District of California2013
Special Achievement AwardUS DOJ1997
Senior Litigation CounselUS DOJ1995
Financial Litigation AwardUS DOJ1993
Director's AwardUS DOJ1991
Order of the CoifMcGeorge School of Law1980
Traynor SocietyMcGeorge School of Law1979
Member, Board of EditorsPacific Law Journal1979
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerJoseph E Maloney, Attorney at Law2006 - Present
Court Appointed MediatorUS District Court ED California1998 - 2014
Senior Litigation CounselUnited States Dept. Of Justice1995 - 1998
Supervisor, Financial Litigation UnitUS DOJ1994 - 1996
Deputy Chief, Civil DivisionUnited States Attorney's Office Department Of Justice1993 - 1995
Adjunct Professor, Administrative LawMcGeorge School of Law1988 - 1998
Assistant US AttorneyUnited States Department of Justice1984 - 2006
Staff Attorney/Pacific Legal Foundation1980 - 1984
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Placer County Bar AssociationMember, Board of Directors2015 - 2016
Placer County Civil Practice ForumModerator2014 - Present
California Employment Attorneys AssociationMember2012 - Present
Placer County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationAttorney Member2000 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1980 - Present
US District CourtMember of Federal Bar1980 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Parker v. North Yuba Water District, 2:06-0340 E.D. Cal. US Dist CourtSettled
Perron V. Secretary of HHSSettled
Kaufman v. Court of AppealThe Supreme Court reversed the order disqualifying Justice Kaufman
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Publication NameTitleDate
Lex Laboris, Sacramento County Bar Assn, Employment SectionDifferential Tax Analysis for Multi-Year Lost Pay Claims2010
Civil Practice Manual (US Dept of Justic)Chapter 1: Administrative Procedures Act2002
11 Real Estate Law JournalMaloney, Monetary Damages for Unlawful Permit Actions1983
16 University of San Francisco Law ReviewMaloney, Disqualification of Administrative Law Judges in California1982
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge SOL Univ of the PacificLawlaw1980
University of the PacificPre Lawundergraduate1977
American River Junior CollegeCore SubjectsN/A1975
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Monthly MeetingTen Things To Do When You Get Fired2015
Monthly Meeting of PCLPATen Important Differences Between Federal & State Court Litigation2014