Josh West


Smith Dollar PC

Personal Injury & Estates

Contact Information

Tel: (707) 522-1100 Ext: 1125

418 B Street, Fourth Floor
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Professional  Information

Bar Admissions

• All California State Courts
• U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

Associations & Memberships

• The American Inns of Court
• Consumer Attorneys of California
• Member, California State Bar Association
• Member, Sonoma County Bar Association
• American Bar Association
• American Association for Justice


• Northern California Super Lawyers - 2014, 2015, 2017-2019• 1982-1983, American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure at Golden Gate University and December
• 1984 Juris Doctorate Degree with Highest Honors
• University of California, Davis, Outstanding Senior Award, 1982

Josh West has handled a wide variety of civil litigation including personal injury/wrongful death, medical and hospital negligence, real property disputes, and probate and trust contests since 1985. His practice also includes estate planning and probate and trust administration. Josh was recognized as a Norther California Super Lawyer in 2014, 2015, 2017-2019 and has served as a Superior Court Pro-Tem Judge, Arbitrator and Settlement Panelist as well as mediator/arbitrator with the Sonoma County Bar Association’s Mediation and Arbitration Referral Service along with the former No Fee Mediation program. Josh has been actively involved with various professional organizations including the American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, State Bar of California (Litigation Section), Sonoma County Bar Association, The American Inns of Court and the Consumer Attorneys of California. A 1982 graduate of U.C. Davis, he earned his law degree at Golden Gate University in December 1984 with Highest Honors. Josh is a Sonoma County native, born and raised in West Petaluma, attended Tomales High School and lives in Rohnert Park along with his wife and two daughters.

• Civil Litigation
• Personal Injury/Wrongful Death
• Medical & Hospital Negligence
• Real Property Disputes
• Probate & Trust Contests
• Estate Planning
• Trust and Estate Administration

University of California, Davis, Bachelor of Arts degree, June 1982

Golden Gate University School of Law, Juris Doctor degree, December 1984, with Highest Honors

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