Joel graduated magna cum laude from Southwestern Law School in 2017, and joined Gates, O’Doherty, Gonter, & Guy, LLP to practice civil litigation shortly thereafter.
Prior to, and throughout law school, Joel worked as a Medi-Cal billing consultant for school districts across Southern and Central California, assisting their special education and health departments increase the quality of, and access to healthcare for their students.
Joel is passionate about finding solutions and resolving conflicts for his clients, and stresses the importance of developing and maintaining strong, professional relationships with everyone he meets and works with.
Joel was born and raised in Huntington Beach and is an avid ice hockey fan and player. He currently resides in Long Beach with his wife and 2-year old daughter.