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Joseph Penrod represents clients exclusively by appointment by the Superior Court of Alameda County.  He cannot be requested nor retained.



Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    11 years

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Joseph. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Spencer Caswell Young

    Joe is an outstanding advocate. I know that he fights for his clients through tremendous adversity and even personal danger. Joe communicates clearly and follows through on his word. I have known Joe since I was five years old. I would recommend him without hesitation to anyone.


    Spencer Young Employment and labor Attorney
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Contact info

1401 Lakeside Dr 4th Fl
Oakland, CA, 94612


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Robert Lamberton - Constitutional LawTemple University SOL2005
Leonard Siegal - Criminal LawTemple University SOL2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Deputy Public DefenderAlameda County Public Defender's Office2006 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Rifle AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Alameda County Public Defender's AssociationMember2005 - Present
American Civil Liberties UnionN/A1996 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of OregonN/AOther - BachelorsN/A