Joseph Lawrence John Appel

Joseph Lawrence John Appel: Attorney with Appel Law Firm LLP
  • Associate at Appel Law Firm LLP (4 Attorneys)
  • One Walnut Creek Center, 100 Pringle Avenue, Suite 730, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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Joe Appel joined the firm as an associate after working for several defense firms, which included defending employers against workers' compensation claims. His current practice focuses on representing plaintiffs in personal injury and workers' compensation cases.

During law school, Joe externed for Justice Timothy A. Reardon of the First District of the California Court of Appeal and Judge Richard A. Kramer of the San Francisco Superior Court. Joe also was elected as the Editor in Chief of the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, was a founding member of the Hastings Science and Technology Law Journal, and received an Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service Award from the San Francisco Bar Association.Joe received a B.A. in Psychology-Spanish from the University of California, Los Angeles and a J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

Before earning his degrees, Joe played intercollegiate rugby in Spain and was also awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.

Professional Associations and Memberships

• Contra Costa County Bar Association, Member

• Alameda County Bar Association, Member

• Consumer Attorneys of California, Member

• San Francisco County Bar Association, Membe

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers Compensation
  • Construction Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Slip and Fall
  • Wrongful Death
  • Labor & Employment

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
877-237-4699  Phone
(925) 938-2728  Fax
University Attended:
University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2003
Law School Attended:
University of California, Hastings College of Law, J.D., 2010
Year of First Admission:
2011, California; 2011, U.S. District Court Northern District of California; 2013, U.S. District Court Eastern District of California; 2013, U.S. District Court Southern District of California; 2013, U.S. District Court Central District of California
San Francisco County Bar Association; Contra Costa Bar Association; Consumer Attorneys of California; Contra Costa County Bar Association.
Hobbies & interests:
In his spare time, Joe enjoys playing with his two dogs, exploring new restaurant menus, and rooting for Real Madrid.
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