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Joseph Casas is the firm’s Managing Partner and Chief Litigator. He is a bilingual lawyer and business advisor with a diverse background and experience founded upon his service as an infantryman in the U.S. Marine Corps and a J.A.G. officer in the U.S. Navy.

Joseph’s experience includes corporate law, bankruptcy law, immigration, energy law, and the defense and prosecution of complex matters including image infringement cases, business and commercial torts, personal injury, contractual disputes, fraud, and securities claims.

Joseph maintains an active military law practice. He has represents service members before courts-martial and administrative separation boards and has a track record of success with a 95%+ acquittal and retention rate.

Joseph has appeared as a commentator/expert on television to discuss legal issues. His most noteworthy appearances include shows such as CNN’s “The Situation Room” with Wolf Blitzer, Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor”, and MSNBC’s “Hardball” with Chris Matthews.

In addition to his legal/business career, Joseph has taught law courses as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law and as an instructor at the University of California, San Diego.

He currently sits on non-profit boards as general counsel for Dogs On Deployment, Inc. and Cesar Chavez’s Farmworker Institute for Education & Leadership.

He is a past-chairman of the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and has received awards and recognition such as San Diego Metropolitan’s “40 Under 40” and San Diego Magazine’s “The Powers To Be.”


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 35%
    15 years, 100 cases
  2. Bankruptcy: 30%
    10 years, 50 cases
  3. Contracts: 15%
    10 years, 300 cases
  4. Military Law: 10%
    15 years, 100 cases
  5. Entertainment: 10%
    7 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($250-350/hour), contingent (30-45%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Ryan Michael Galloway

    I endorse this lawyer. He is highly professional and highly competent.


    Ryan Galloway Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
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    I am very impressed with Joseph Casas and his credentials. I endorse this attorney.


    Gary Stanley
    Relationship: Other

Contact info

The Casas Law Firm P.C.

402 West Broadway
Suite 400
San Diego, CA, 92101

The Casas Law Firm P.C.

178061H 10
Suite 300
San Antonio, TX, 78257

The Casas Law Firm P.C.

1745 Broadway
17th Floor
New York, NY, 10019

The Casas Law Firm P.C.

Brickell Bayview Center
80 SW 8th St. Suite 2000
Miami, FL, 33130

The Casas Law Firm P.C.

76 West Monroe
5th Floor
Chicago, IL, 60603

The Casas Law Firm P.C.

3801 N Capital of Texas Highway
Suite E240 $445
Austin, TX, 78746

The Casas Law Firm P.C.

11870 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA, 90025



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200105/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
“The Powers To Be”San Diego Magazine2008
“40 Under 40” AwardSan Diego Magazine2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
CEO & Chief LitigatorThe Casas Law Firm, PC2006 - Present
General CounselFarmworker Institute for Education and Leadership, Inc.2008 - 2015
Litigation AttorneyMcKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP Attorneys At Law2004 - 2006
Adjunct ProfessorThomas Jefferson School Of Law2003 - 2006
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity Of California At San Diego, Extension2003 - 2004
Judge Advocate General's Corp "JAG"United States Navy2001 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Hispanic Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States v. Andrew GraysonAcquitted
United States v. Michael SkinnerAcquitted
United States v. Robert LeidyAcquitted
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Illinois Institute of TechnologyBusinessOther - Masters2001
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of Texas System, AustinSogiolocyBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Trial AdvocacyTrial Practice and Procedure2006
Law School ClassRules of Evidence2004