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Country lawyer, formerly a big-city lawyer.


Practice areas


  1. General Practice: 30%
    33 years
  2. Litigation: 30%
    33 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 15%
    33 years
  4. Personal Injury: 15%
    33 years
  5. Medical Malpractice: 10%
    33 years



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  • Stephen Stavrum Lux

    I endorse this lawyer. Joe Bussone is a "lawyers lawyer". I worked with Joe when we were both young associates for a busy Los Angeles litigation firm, and I learned a lot from him. That was in the mid-1980s, and we have remained friends since, and I have followed Joe's career. In his 30 plus years of experience, Joe has worked both for large law firms and as a sole practitioner, and has a broader and more practical approach to law than most attorneys. Focusing on civil litigation, Joe has done almost everything a litigator can do, for all sorts of clients, from individuals, and small businesses to large corporations. He is smart and fearless, relishes a challenge. He seems to especially thrill to representing the little guy against the big and well monied opposition. Joe is an experienced, successful trial lawyer, and that gives him the leverage to negotiate good, settlements. I am proud to recommend Joe Bussone.


    Stephen Lux Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

1716 Cardiff Drive
PO Box 1207
Cambria, CA, 93428


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Community Property AwardSouthwestern Law School1982
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Joseph D. Bussone2010 - 2015
AttorneyLaFollette, Johnson, DeHaas, Fesler & Ames2003 - 2003
AttorneyGauntlett & Associates2002 - 2002
AttorneyGilbert, Kelly, Crowley & Jennett, LLP1998 - 2001
OwnerLaw Office of Joseph D. Bussone1986 - 1998
AttorneyBottum, Rady & Feliton1984 - 1986
AttorneyGilbert, Kelly, Crowley & Jennett, LLP1983 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2014 - 2015
San Luis Obispo County Bar AssociationMember2010 - 2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Loyola University Chicago School of LawBusiness AdministrationMBA - Master of Business Administration1979
Loyola University ChicagoPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Moot CourtLitigation2011