Josh West


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 Northern California Super Lawyer in 2014, 2015, 2017-2023 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.


  • University of California, Davis, Bachelor of Arts degree, June 1982
  • Golden Gate University School of Law, Juris Doctor degree, December 1984, with Highest Honors

Bar Admissions

  • All California State Courts
  • United States 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, 2017-2023
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure at Golden Gate University and December, 1982-1983
  • Juris Doctorate Degree with Highest Honors, 1984
  • University of California, Davis, Outstanding Senior Award, 1982

A Law Firm Recognized For Excellence

  • Rated by Super Lawyers
  • Top 100 - The National Trial Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent Award from Martindale Hubbell
  • Certified WBENC
  • Women In Business Award by North Bay Business Journal
  • Top Places to Work by North Bay Business Journal
  • Sonoma County Women In Law
  • Sonoma County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • North Coast Builders Exchange
  • Northern California Engineering Contractors Association

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