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Joseph A. Lepera is the founder and managing partner of Lepera + Associates, PC.  Mr. Lepera practices in the areas of Employment, Real Estate, Business, Personal Injury and Bankruptcy law.


 


On a personal note, Mr. Lepera enjoys an active lifestyle of working out and training mixed-martial arts.  Most notably, in 2007 and 2008, he won the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Championships.

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Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Employment: 40%
    16 years
  2. Real Estate: 25%
    16 years
  3. Business: 20%
    16 years
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    16 years
  5. Bankruptcy: 5%
    16 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($275-300/hour), contingent (35-40%)

Attorney endorsements

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    I endorse this lawyer. Joe is very experienced in a variety of areas and provides helpful, to-the-point legal advice with enthusiasm and veteran knowledge.

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    Bruce Rome Insurance Attorney
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  • Jean Claude Bernard Mallein Jr

    I regularly consult with Joseph on labor & employment , business and real estate matters. Since I generally limit my practice to transactional matters, Joseph is a great resource and understands how to navigate the complexities of litigation.

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    Jean Mallein Tax Attorney
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Contact info

Lepera + Associates, PC

601 Montgomery St.
Suite 665
San Francisco, CA, 94111

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200005/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top LawyersCalifornia Top Lawyers2016
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Successful Case DevelopmentThe Bar Association of San Francisco - Bulletin2014
Witkin Award in Advanced Entertainment LawGolden Gate University School of Law2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLepera + Associates, PC2004 - Present
AttorneyLiebert Cassidy Whitmore2002 - 2004
AttorneyMiller Brown and Dannis2000 - 2002
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
San Francisco County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of CaliforniaMember2009 - Present
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of CaliforniaMember2009 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2000 - Present
U.S. District Court, Northern District of CaliforniaMember2000 - Present
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationMember2013 - 2014
Alameda County Bar AssociationMember2013 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Wrongful TerminationSettled
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
PresentationComplying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)2015
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawLawLL.M - Master of Laws2002
John F. Kennedy University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Fairmont State UniversityEngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Call-a-LawyerYour Legal Rights2016
ADA WorkshopComplying with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)2015