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Joshua Beal Davis

Criminal defense Attorney at San Francisco, CA

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Facing criminal charges can be an extremely difficult, often frightening, experience. The Law Offices of Joshua B. Davis is dedicated to obtaining the best possible result for the client. This means that through meticulous preparation, thorough communication with the client, and persistent hard, thoughtful, work by a team of attorneys, investigators and experts, we are committed to the best possible representation. We have an excellent record at trial and in obtaining creative, favorable settlements.

 

At my office, the client comes first. I will fight aggressively for the best possible result on your behalf. Whether this means a trial or an advantageous settlement, I am committed and determined to what is best for your case.

 

Sincerely,

Joshua B. Davis

 

 

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Licensed for 15 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 2007
Updated 12/07/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Law Offices of Joshua B. Davis
3223 Webster Street
San Francisco, CA, 94123
Joshua B. Davis
Attorney at Law
24 Professional Center Parkway, Suite 240G
San Rafael, CA, 94903
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Posted by anonymous | July 10, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Awesome lawyer!
After 2 years of fighting for me Josh got me the result I prayed for. He work with me the entire time, guiding me to better myself. Because this was my 4th dui I thought jail was the only option. He is a great lawyer and very straight forward. Thank you so much Josh!
Posted by Cynthia | March 27, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
A great outcome!
We hired Josh because of a good review online and it turned out to be the best decision we could possibly have made. He was thorough, professional, caring, strategic and supportive. His strategy was point on for our case and the end result was dismissal. I would strongly recommend Josh with absolutely no hesitation. He is an honest, trustworthy lawyer who kept his word on how much money was required to try this case. He is clearly respected by his legal peers and the judge who presided. Although being in court is never a experience you would want to repeat, I know we were in the best of hands and amidst all the emotion, that was extremely comforting. I am happy to provide a personal reference if that would be helpful. It's so unusual these days to have someone fulfill your expectations and do what they say they will in the allotted time frame. An outstanding young man.
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Posted by sergio | February 12, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
excellent
Josh has helped twice in the last 8 years. He is a pleasure to deal with. Very well versed and gets the job done. This man basically saved my life from getting 13 felonies dropped to 1 and then getting it dropped to a misdemeanor. I still have my job and lifes great.
Posted by James | December 15, 2014
The Best Around!!!
I was referred to Josh by another attorney to handle my case. Although Josh mainly deals with criminal and DUI cases, he was familiar with the civil matter I was dealing with. He is very well versed with the law and utilizes his knowledge to build a strong case. He kept me updated constantly and was easy to get in touch with. He always answered my questions and explained to me how the court system runs. The day before my hearing he held a mock trial at his office to prepare me for the next day. At the end of the day he made the other party look stupid and I got the result I wanted. I would recommend Josh without any hesitation. *** He also has free parking at his office!***
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Posted by André | August 13, 2012
Don't let the smooth style fool ya...he's a pitbull for the side of good!
Case still pending but he got my Bail reduced from $55,000 to $2,000 by the 2nd court appearance or I'd still be rotting in County awaiting trial for ANOTHER 2 weeks! Worth every red penny...
Posted by anonymous | August 30, 2011
Great Lawyer for Diffidult Cases
I have known Joshua for four years now and in that time he has helped me in three cases, for which the outcome was in my favor. He is knowledgeable in criminal law and is very forthcoming with information. I would recommend him for many reasons, including that fact that he was trained by one of San Francisco’s and the Bay Area’s best Criminal Defense lawyers. No matter what time of day, he was always available and willing to talk to me, even while in custody in the Hall of Justice. His young and enthusiastic ambition truly acknowledged the fact that I made the right decision in choosing him to represent me.
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Posted by Joseph C. Reisinger | August 23, 2011
Favorable endorsement of Atty. Joshua Beal Davis
Since having met him when he was conducting a jury trial where I was a juror, Mr. Davis is the lawyer I contact whenever I have a question regarding criminal law; or, to whom I refer business when I have a credible client in need of excellent criminal defense services. All of my clients have been quite satisfied with Mr. Davis, as have I. He knows his subject so well that he explains complicated issues in a way that my clients understand and appreciate just what is going on. He maintains an excellent rapport with the courts, court personnel and other counsel on both the prosecution and defense sides. Having operated my own insurance defense firm since 1978, with a specialty in the defense of legal malpractice claims, I tend to know more lawyers (and more ways for lawyers to get in trouble) than just about anyone other than a long-time judge presiding in a "Law & Motion Department". Every time I've risks my reputation by entrusting a client to Josh Davis, he has performed well and maintained complete client trust. That is precisely why I now refer all criminal matters to him, and have satisfactorily used Mr. Davis' professional services on my own personal matters. For all these well-grounded reasons I give Mr. Davis an "excellent" rating as I'm usually not that easy to please (according to my own staff).
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Posted by Michael | August 20, 2011
Great personable San Francisco Criminal Attorney
Basically Josh hit a home run with my case. I was told I had little to no chance of a positive outcome. Josh read the situation well, went the extra mile at no additional charge and achieved the desired result! He's also a cool guy, and was always available. Highly recommended!
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Cost

Rates
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Proprietor
  • Law Offices of Joshua B. Davis
  • 2008 - Present
  • Clerk, Certified Law Student, Summer Intern, Contract Attorney
  • James P. Collins, Attorney at Law
  • 2006 - 2009
  • Law Clerk
  • Law Offices of Carroll & Scully, Inc.
  • 2005 - 2007
  • Law Clerk
  • Edwin L. West, III, PLLC, Attorneys-at-Law
  • 2003 - 2004
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Education

  • U of San Francisco SOL
  • Juris Doctor of Law
  • 2007
  • Univ of North Carolina
  • Undergraduate
  • 2002

Legal Cases

  • People v. John Doe (San Francisco County)
  • deferred entry of judgement
  • People v. John Doe (Santa Clara County)
  • deferred entry of judgement

Associations

  • Criminal Trial Lawyers Association of Northern California
  • 2011 - Present
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • 2011 - Present
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • 2010 - Present
  • State Bar of California, Criminal Law Section
  • 2010 - Present
  • California Public Defenders Association
  • 2009 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • 2007 - Present
  • University of San Francisco School of Law American Inn of Court
  • Programming Chair
  • 2009 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Barrister
  • Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court
  • 2015

Speaking Engagements

  • Intensive Advocacy Program
  • Witness Examinations
  • 2017
  • Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court
  • Opening Statements and Closing Arguments
  • 2017
  • Developments in Insider Trading Law
  • Insider Trading
  • 2016
  • Bay Area Joint Inns of Court Program
  • Legal Ethics
  • 2016
  • USF School of Law Intensive Advocacy Program
  • Opening and Closing; Direct and Cross
  • 2014
  • University of San Francisco School of Law American Inn of Court
  • Art and Science of Cross-Examination
  • 2014
  • USF Inn of Court
  • Criminal Negotiations and Settlement
  • 2013
  • USF Intensive Advocacy Program
  • Cross Examination
  • 2012
  • University of San Francisco Inn of Court
  • Closing Arguments
  • 2012
  • Intensive Advocacy Program
  • Cross Examination/Cross Examination of Experts
  • 2011
  • University of San Francisco School of Law American Inn of Court
  • Evidence at Trial
  • 2010
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Attorney endorsements

Received (18)
Given (27)
Endorse Joshua
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've known Josh since 2011. He is an excellent criminal defense attorney who is passionate about achieving the best possible results for his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Highly skilled attorney who will do whatever it takes to help."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Josh Davis is a smart, personable, strong attorney. His courtroom demeanor has really impressed judges and juries, and his clients speak very highly of him. I strongly endorse him for criminal defense."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Joshua. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 23
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have worked with Josh on a few matters, and he is an excellent attorney. He combines a great knowledge of the law with a great courtroom demeanor. Josh is well-respected by prosecutors and judges alike, and I would not hesitate to recommend him to someone in trouble."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Josh is thorough, knowledgable, and respected in the legal community. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Josh is a top notch criminal defense attorney. I would not hesitate to refer him a client with a serious criminal law matter. He is excellent in trial, but knows when and how to get favorable settlements."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Hard working and ethical criminal defense lawyer. Handles matters in a professional and discreet manner."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 23
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer. Very capable and competent criminal defense lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Josh aggressively and fearlessly advocates for his clients. More importantly, Josh gets great results for his clients by winning at trial or fighting tooth and nail to get the best deal possible. I highly recommend Josh Davis."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Consultive, professional, and expert at what he does! Joshua B. Devis is an outstanding attorney - he knows his way around the law and how to leverage it to best help his clients. In all his dealings with his clients I witnessed Josh as completely transparent, honest, and helping manage their expectations, and he is also genuinely collegial with others. I would strongly recommend Joshua B. Devis to anyone considering representation for criminal defense law."
Debt and lending agreements Attorney | Sep 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer as I have witnessed his competency and passion for the practice in our several years of collegial association. In conversing with him regarding new and difficult California criminal defense issues I have found him to be knowledgeable about the issues and effective in analysis."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He is dedicated to criminal defense. I have watched him work hard on criminal cases in Marin and San Francisco over the last 3 years. He is intelligent, tireless, and passionate about criminal defense. I highly recommend Mr. Davis. A stand up guy with good relationships in the criminal defense community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 10
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse Mr. Davis as a criminal defense professional."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Josh for about 3 years now and wouldn't hesitate to recommend him as a criminal defense attorney. He is dedicated to his clients, isn't afraid to go to trial when necessary, and gets good results when he does."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 25
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I met Mr. Davis when serving on a jury where he was defending the accused in a drug related matter in the Superior Court of California. Having a firm (6 to 8) lawyers, I'm always on the look out for exceptional talent. Hence, I made it my business to get to know Mr. Davis, and in fact, we worked on one matter together where he did an excellent job. I now refer matters to him and my clients have consistently expressed satisfaction with Mr. Davis. It is my pleasure to endorse him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Josh works hard for his clients and gets great results."
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