Law Office of Joseph C. Maher                             (310) 204-1910
About Us                                                                                Bio of Joseph C. Maher

In the Trial Courts
Mr. Joseph C. Maher II is a highly seasoned litigator with state and federal experience in the trial and appellate courts. Mr. Maher’s significant experience litigating difficult cases adds a considerable breadth of experience and capabilities. The Law Office will litigate anywhere in the California Courts. We can help in Federal Court matters in all 9th Circuit Federal U.S. District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts, and in the U.S. Immigration Courts, as well as the 10th Circuit District Court in Colorado.

Joe Maher has worked for legendary lawyers including Edward Masry of the Erin Brockovich movie fame, as well as starting a Los Angeles office for a nationally known asbestos litigation firm filing a heavy caseload of asbestos mesothelioma claims and defective pharmaceutical and medical device claims. Mr. Maher served on the historic Los Angeles Superior Court Asbestos Liaison Committee in 1995 and participated again in 2011, helping to shape current asbestos litigation in Los Angeles. Mr. Maher has represented thousands of individuals (military, heavy industry, commercial, all trades and unions) in the Complex Asbestos Litigation
arena.

Mr. Maher continues to fight hard for and assist individuals, families, and businesses in many Practice Areas including: accidents, hazardous and defective products, medical and legal malpractice, insurance bad faith, elder abuse, catastrophic injury, asbestos related diseases such as mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis, real estate, environmental property damage, premises liability, contracts, financial market fraud, bankruptcies, and intellectual property matters.

Appeals
The Law Office also offers appellate services for the California State Court of Appeals and can handle Federal appeals in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit (covering California and Alaska, Arizona, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Montana, Washington); for the 10th Circuit (covering Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, Wyoming); and for the 11th Circuit (covering Alabama, Florida, Georgia).

Admissions
  
• State Bar California (1993)
   • U.S. District Courts for the Central Dist., Eastern Dist., Northern Dist., and Southern Dist. of California
   • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
   • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th, 10th, and 11th Circuit


Appointments
   • Past Plaintiffs’ Liaison Counsel to Los Angeles Superior Court. In re: Complex Asbestos Litigation

Education
• Whittier College School of Law (J.D.), 1992
• Cal. State Univ. Northridge (B.A., Honors, Cum Laude), 1984

Equal Justice Under Law
As a lawyer, Joe Maher is committed to Equal Justice Under Law. He fights for his clients' rights to fair access, a level playing field, and voice in the complex court systems.

Working With Other Lawyers
The Law Office also works and coordinates with other attorneys as lead counsel, co-counsel or local counsel. The Law Office helps other lawyers with their court cases, appeals and federal court litigation. In the proper circumstances, the Law Office of Joseph C. Maher can and will handle cases on a nationwide basis, generally through approved written affiliations with local licensed counsel, and only if properly allowed in the other jurisdiction. The Law Office welcomes referrals from other attorneys.

Contact us today by email or at (310) 204-1910 for a free initial consultation to discuss any potential case or problem. The Law Office of Joseph C. Maher can help protect your rights and assist you in obtaining full compensation for any personal injury or business matters you may have. We welcome lawyer referrals.

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