Joseph Salvatore Farina

Joseph Salvatore Farina

Criminal Defense Attorney
Sacramento, CA




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About Me

I've been a criminal defense attorney for 27 years.  Like many attorneys, I started out in the DA's office but quickly moved on to private practice.  In 1993, I opened the Law Offices of  Joseph S. Farina and have been in private practice ever since.  From 2009 through 2013, I handled nothing but sex cases, includng child molestation, rape, sexual assault, statutory rape and possession of child...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check


Free Consultation (45 minutes), Hourly ($300/hour), Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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Wonderful attorney

Posted by: Kay 10 months ago.

Mr. Farina is a very good lawyer. He is aggressive when he needs to be, cares about his clients, he listens to you and gives you the time you need....

The Extra Mile Service

Posted by: Hollie almost 4 years ago.

Mr. Farina is dedicated to his work, and always goes the extra mile to do what needs to be done for his client. He has a lot of emotion when dealing...
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Thomas Jay Olsen
Thomas Olsen

Omaha, NE

21 days ago

Relationship: Other

I endorse this lawyer.
Michael Carter Lukehart
Michael Lukehart

Bakersfield, CA

30 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. I have followed much of the advice he offers, and it is sound and thoughtful.
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1987 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/26/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1993 – 2014

Law Offices of Joseph S. Farina


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1986 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Santa Clara University School of Law


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California Public Defenders Association

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Speaking Engagements

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2013 How To Handle A Child Molestation Case

at CCD Brown Bag Seminar